David Keefe

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David Keefe
Personal information
Full name David Edward Keefe
Date of birth (1957-06-23) 23 June 1957 (age 59)
Place of birth Dagenham, England
Playing position Winger
Youth career
Southend United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1977 Southend United 6 (1)
1977–1978 Torquay United 2 (0)
Epping Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

David Edward Keefe (born 23 June 1957) is an English former professional footballer who played in the Football League as a winger for Southend United and Torquay United. He was born in Dagenham.[1][2]

Keefe began his football career as an apprentice with Southend United, making his league debut prior to turning professional in July 1975.[3] He made only six appearances, scoring once, before leaving to join Torquay United in August 1977.[1] He played only twice for Mike Green's side,[2] draws at home to Bournemouth and Darlington but couldn't establish himself in the first team, particularly with the presence of Dave Tomlin in the Torquay squad[citation needed] before leaving league football, joining non-league Ilford[2] and later playing for Epping Town.[citation needed] he went on to have two sons named Glen Keefe and Sean Keefe who themselves went on to play football for numerous football clubs and earned many trophies and awards both playing for the Burnham Ramblers football club.


  1. ^ a b "David Keefe". Southend United database. Retrieved 3 October 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c "Torquay United : 1946/47–2006/07". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 3 October 2009. 
  3. ^ "Southend United : 1946/47–2008/09". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 3 October 2009. 

Also a professional boxing coach to Demetrius Andrade, Danny O'Connor and head boxing coach at Tri Force MMA in Pawtucket, RI.