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Kennedy: David

1968-1971 (Player Details)

Centre Half

Born: Sunderland: 30-11-1950

Debut: v Derby County (a): 30-03-1970

60 1/2 12st (1970)

Kennedy was an apprentice at Leeds and signed professional forms in May 1968. He made a scoring debut for Leeds in the infamous match at the Baseball Round on Easter Monday 1970 when United fielded a reserve side and were fined 5,000. It was Harvey; Davey, Peterson; Lumsden, Kennedy, Yorath; Gavin, Bates, Belfitt, Hibbitt and Johanneson. Not a bad team really, but mainly youngsters at the time. He played again three weeks later in the last fixture of the season in a 3-2 loss at Ipswich Town in the company of Harvey; Davey, Peterson; Yorath and Eddie Gray; Gavin, Lorimer, Belfitt, Bates and Hibbitt. His final game was in Europe away to Sarpsborg which United won 1-0 and were represented by: Sprake; Madeley, Cooper; Bremner, Kennedy, Eddie Gray; Lorimer, Belfitt, Jones Bates and Hibbitt. He did not make the first team in any further games and stayed with United until leaving for Lincoln City in July 1971. He did not make the grade at Sincil Bank and after Making his debut at Crewe Alexandra on 1st September 1971 in a 1-3 defeat in a Fourth Division game, he carried on to score once in eight League games, two of which were as substitute. He also made one start and one substitute appearance in other games, but after making his final appearance in a 0-1 home defeat by Burnley in the Watney Cup on 29th July 1972, he left professional football soon afterwards.

AppearancesGoals
League 21
Europe 10