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Kevin Kilbane's Biography

 
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Who is Kevin Kilbane?


He is most famous for being a former footballer, who won 110 caps for the Republic of Ireland.

Kevin Kilbane was born in Preston on 1 February 1977. His father was from Co Mayo and his mother from Co Longford in Ireland.

He started as a trainee at Preston North End before joining West Bromwich Albion for £1million in 1997.

Subsequently Kilbane played for Sunderland, Everton, Wigan and Hull before a couple of loan spells and then ending his professional playing career at Coventry City in December 2012.

In 2014, he wrote and autobiography, Killa.

One of Kevin Kilbane's daughters, Elsie, has Down Syndrome and Kevin is an ambassador for the Down Syndrome Centre.

He has appeared regularly as a football pundit.

In September 2019, ITV announced that Kevin Kilbane would be one of the contestants on Dancing On Ice in 2020.

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