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|Full name||Richard Matthewson Keith|
|Date of birth||15 May 1933|
|Place of birth||Belfast, Northern Ireland|
|Date of death||28 February 1967(aged 33)|
|Place of death||Bournemouth, England|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Playing position||Right Back|
|33rd Old Boys|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Known as "Dick" to his team mates, he was a popular player with the Geordies and was made club captain in 1962.
He was also part of the great Northern Ireland team that played in the 1958 FIFA World Cup. He made 23 appearances for his country, and also won the Irish Player of the Year 1954 and the Irish Cup in 1953.
He played for Weymouth up until his death in 1967; he died in an accident at a builders yard, aged only 33, when an automatic garage door he was dismantling collapsed on top of him at a builders yard.
- Dick Keith at National-Football-Teams.com
- Paul Joannou. A Complete Who's Who of Newcastle United.
- Paul Joannou, Tommy Canning and Patrick Canning. Haway The Lads, The Illustrated Story of Newcastle United.