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Keith Curle

Manchester City FC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 1 D 2 L 0 F 3: A 2
*(actual F 1: A 0)
67% successful

1991-92

disciplined: 1
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
134

Profile

Full name Keith Curle

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)

Born 14 November 1963 in Bristol, Gloucestershire [registered in Bristol, December 1963].
Attended Chase Boys School, Mangotsfield
Married to Geraldine C. Sims, in Gloucestershire [registered in Sodbury, June 1984].
Height/Weight 6' 1", 12st. 12lbs [1999].

Source

Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [1999] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Started as an apprentice for Bristol Rovers FC, signing professional forms on 20 November 1981, he went on to play 32 league matches, scoring four times. Torquay United FC signed Curle on 4 November 1983 for £5,000. He scored five times in sixteen appearances, before he returned to the City side of Bristol before the seasons-end, on 3 March 1984 for £10,000.  A successful 121 league appearances, scoring only the once, saw him being sold to Reading FC on 23 October 1987 for £150,000, where he remained for a year. After forty league appearances, Curle signed for Wimbledon FC on 21 October 1988 for £500,000.  Three goals in 93 Premier League appearances followed before Curle became the most expensive defender when he signed for Manchester City FC for £2.5 million on 14 August 1991. Curle remained at Maine Road for five years, playing 171 league appearances and scoring eleven times. He was then sold to Wolverhampton Wanderers FC for £650,000 on 2 August 1996. Another ten goals and another 150 league appearances followed, before Curle joined Sheffield United FC on a free transfer on 4 July 2000 as a player/coach (57 league appearances, one goal). He then joined Barnsley FC on 17 August 2002 for two months (eleven league appearances). Curle joined his final club, Mansfield Town AFC on 1 December 2002, where he remained as player/manager until he was sacked, December 2004, playing fourteen times in two years.
Club honours Associate Members cup winners 1983-84, Full Members Cup winners 1987-88;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [1999]

Management Career

Club(s) Mansfield Town FC as player-manager from December 2002 until December 2004.  Appointed manager of Chester City FC in May 2005 until February 2006. Appointed head coach at Torquay United FC in February 2006, which lasted until Torquay's relegation from the Football League in May 2006.

England Career

Player number 1042nd player to appear for England.
Position(s) Central defender
First match No. 682, 29 April 1992, CIS 2 England 2, a friendly match at Central V.I. Lenin Stadium, Moskva, substitute (63), aged 28 years 166 days.
Last match No. 686, 11 June 1992, Denmark 0 England 0, a European Championship Finals group match at Malmö Stadion, Malmöt, substituted (65), aged 28 years 209 days.
Major tournaments European Championship Finals 1992
Team honours None
Individual honours England B (four appearances)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

As become a part of Neil Warnock's coaching staff, firstly at Crystal Palace in October 2007, and again at Queen's Park Rangers from March 2010. - various media

 

Keith Curle - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
13 3 1 2 1 2 134 0 0 min 0 none one
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Keith Curle - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 1 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1
Neutral 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All - White 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 1 2 1.00 0.667 66.7 +1

 

Keith Curle - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

ECP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
ECF 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
European Championship 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
Friendly 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 1 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1
All 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 1 2 1.00 0.667 66.7 +1

 

Keith Curle - Match Record - Tournament Matches
European Championship Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 1992 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
ECF All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0

 

Keith Curle - Match History
 Club: Wimbledon F.C. - 0 full caps

Coach: Graham Taylor - 3 full capsx

Age 27
1 b 27 April 1991 - England B 1 Iceland 0, Vicarage Road Stadium, Watford Fr HW sub ht ?
2 b 20 May 1991 - England B 2 Switzerland B 0, Bsecot Stadium, Walsall Fr HW sub 89 ?
- 674 1 June 1991 - Australia 0 England 1, Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney tour AW injured squad member
- 675 3 June 1991 - New Zealand 0 England 1, Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland AW
- 675 8 June 1991 - New Zealand 0 England 2, Athletic Park, Wellington AW
- 676 12 June 1991 - Malaysia 2 England 4, Stadium Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur AW
 Club: Manchester City F.C. - 3 full caps  
- 677 11 September 1991 - England 0 Germany 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HL squad/
unused
?
Age 28
3 b 18 December 1991 - Spain Olympic 0 England B 1, Castellón Fr HW Start ?
4 b 18 February 1992 - England B 3 France B 0, Rangers Stadium, Shepherd's Bush Fr HW Start ?
- 680 19 February 1992 - England 2 France 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW squad/
unused
?
1 682 29 April 1992 - CIS 2 England 2, Central V.I. Lenin Stadium, Moskva Fr AD sub 63 ?
2-1 when substituting
2 683 12 May 1992 - Hungary 0 England 1, Népstadion, Budapest Fr AW Start off ht ?
0-0 when substituted
- 684 17 May 1992 - England 1 Brazil 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD squad member
- 685 3 June 1992 - Finland 1 England 2, Olympiastadion, Helsinki Fr AW squad/
unused
?
3 686 11 June 1992 - Denmark 0 England 0, Malmö Stadion, Malmöt ECF ND Start off 62 2

0-0 when subbed

- 687 14 June 1992 - France 0 England 0, Malmö Stadion, Malmöt ND unused sub
- 688 17 June 1992 - Sweden 2 England 1, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna AL unused sub

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