Kevin Cyril Davies is an English former professional footballer who played as a striker for Chesterfield, Southampton, Blackburn Rovers, Millwall, Bolton Wanderers and Preston North End. He managed Southport in the 2017–18 season, before his contract was terminated on 30 April 2018. Davies originally made his name as a vital part of the Chesterfield team which reached the semi-finals of the FA Cup in 1997. He left Chesterfield at the end of that season, having made 148 appearances for the club and joined Premier League club Southampton in May 1997. He only spent one season at Southampton, making 30 appearances, before he joined Premier League club Blackburn Rovers in a club-record £7.5 million deal. Once again, he spent a single season at the club, making 29 appearances, before rejoining Southampton in 1999. In his second spell at the club, he made 95 appearances, also spending part of 2002 on loan to First Division club Millwall, where he made nine appearances.
About Kevin Davies
English striker who served as captain of the Bolton Wanderers before joining Preston North End in 2013; made one appearance for the English national team in 2010.
He was originally scouted for his athleticism and intelligence for the game and developed his trademark aggressive style later.
He debuted professionally for Chesterfield in 1993 and went on to appear in 129 games for the team over four seasons, netting 22 goals.
His half brother, Jamie Jackson, was also a striker who played with the Chesterfield club.
He played his first international game at 33 as a substitution for Peter Crouch.
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