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Place of death  Fulham, England

Playing position  Left half
Name  Eric Keen
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Full name  Errington Ridley Liddell Keen
Date of birth  (1910-10-04)4 October 1910
Place of birth  Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Date of death  July 1984 (aged 73)

Eric Keen HDR

Errington Ridley Liddell Keen (4 October 1910 – July 1984) was an English football player and manager. Keen played at both professional and international levels, before becoming a coach at both national and international level in Europe and Africa.


Playing career

Born in Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, Keen, who played as a left half, played club football for Newcastle Schools, Nun's Moor, Newcastle Swifts, Newcastle United, Derby County, Chelmsford City, Hereford United, Leeds United and Bacup Borough.

He also earned four caps for England between 1932 and 1936. Making his debut in a friendly match against Austria on 7 December 1932.

Coaching career

Keen was player-manager of Hereford United between 1939 and 1940.

Keen managed Egypt between 1947 and 1948, and was in charge at the 1948 Summer Olympics.

Keen later managed Hong Kong in 1948, Swedish club side IFK Norrköping and Turkish club side Beşiktaş between 1949 and 1950.

Later life

Keen died in July 1984.


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