The famous Arsenal and Everton player is dead. He was 54 years old

The Polish footballer is dead.  He went down in the history of one club

Kevin Campbell is dead. The Englishman was a graduate of Arsenal and played, among others, at Everton. After his career, he was a television pundit. He was 54 years old.

Kevin Campbell, former Arsenal, Nottingham Forest and Everton striker, has died. The Englishman died at the age of 54. Earlier this month, information appeared in the British media that the former footballer was hospitalized due to a serious illness. No further details were provided. After his football career, Campbell was a television pundit.

Arsenal and Everton say goodbye to Kevin Campbell

Arsenal and Everton have said goodbye to Kevin Campbell. “We are devastated to hear that our former striker Kevin Campbell has passed away after a short illness. Everyone at the club loved Kevin. Our thoughts are all with his family and friends at this difficult time. Rest in peace, Kevin,” the Gunners wrote on X (formerly Twitter).

In turn, Everton’s social media wrote: “Not only a true hero of Goodison Park and an icon of English football, but also an amazing person, as everyone who has ever met him knows,” we read.

Kevin Campbell’s career

Kevin Campbell was a graduate of Arsenal, where he made his debut in 1988 against Everton. In the 1990/91 season he scored eight goals in 10 matches. That’s when George Graham’s team won the national championship. He also won the League Cup, the FA Cup and the Cup Winners’ Cup with the Gunners.

Kevin Campbell played 210 games for Arsenal, scoring 55 goals. He decided to leave the club in 1995. He moved to Nottingham Forest, where they were relegated from the top flight in 1997. A year later, he significantly contributed to the team’s return to the elite.

Then he moved to Trabzonspor, from where he joined Everton in 1999. The club was fighting for relegation, and Campbell made a significant contribution to avoiding relegation. He ended his career in 2007, playing for WBA and Cardiff along the way. After hanging up his boots, he started commenting on matches.

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