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Keith Weller

Keith Weller

Clubs played for: Tottenham Hotspur, Millwall, Chelsea, Leicester City. (1964-1978).

Born: 1946

Birthplace: Islington, London

Position: Midfielder/Striker

Biography: A midfielder who Dave Sexton wanted to convert into a goal scoring right winger when he arrived at the club in a £100,000 deal from Millwall. At first it appeared to be working a treat, when he scored 12 goals in his first half a season, but then the goals dried up. He managed to pick up a Cup Winners' Cup winner's medal in 1971, but was sold after just 16 months following the arrival of Chris Garland and Steve Kember. Spent the next eight years at Leicester City, becoming one of their all time 'greats' and winning four England caps along the way. Ended his playing career in the States and went on to manage a number of clubs in Fort Lauderdale, Dallas, Houston and San Diego. Finally settled in Seattle where he drove an outside broadcast lorry for an American TV station before owning a coffee shop. He died in November 2004 after a long battle against cancer.

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Weller, Keith Derek Possee and Keith Weller became a much-feared strike partnership for Millwall due to the sheer speed that the pair closed down the defenders. Weller was a fantastic all-round player while Possee was his foil with his lightening speed. Magic to watch fond memories

14-09-22 Chris Hudson

Weller, Keith I think at one time Keith held a pilot's licence and had ambitions to become an airline pilot.

Weller, Keith I can remember vividly his many inswinging corner goals at Millwall. The classiest player I ever saw play for Millwall. I chatted to him once walking across London Bridge.
06-09-20 Heoff

Weller, Keith The greatest player to ever wear the Millwall shirt bar none. He would run rings around some of these present day players. Never got the recognition that he deserved. Have recently read his autobiography, so sad that he died so young.
19-08-20 Laurie Peters

Weller, Keith I once saw Keith Weller playing for Spurs Reserves against Leicester Reserves at the old White Hart Lane. He set off on a run from the halfway line on the left beating around six players before rounding the keeper and scoring. Everybody on that pitch including the officials applauded.
03-01-19 Alan Papworth

Weller, Keith Definitely the classiest Millwall player I ever saw.......he would team up brilliantly with Derek Possee and his inswinging corners were usually unstoppable.

Weller, Keith Greatest player i ever saw in a millwall shirt used to make the hairs on the back of my neck stand up so sad when he died

Weller, Keith For me Keith Weller still is the best player I ever saw wear a Millwall Shirt. I recall 2 games when in August 1968 away to Charlton and later on in that season against Middlesboro against both sides he took them apart and they had no answwer to him. He was the reason we won

Weller, Keith I was 8 when I first saw him at Millwall. Was and still is my football hero, a true legend in a Millwall shirt.

Weller, Keith My brother-in-law and me used to go to Filbert Street in the mid 70'S. We used to chant in a Leicester accent 'Gi it to Weller'. He was Beckham 30 years before Beckham. R.I.P one of Leicester City's greatest players

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