On the 11th July 2014, Fulham announced the appointment of Kevin Keen as the Club’s new Head of Coaching and Under-18s Manager.
Keen made 502 league appearances in a 20-year playing career. Born in Amersham, he began his career with Wycombe Wanderers before joining West Ham United in 1993.
After 10 years with the Hammers, in which they tasted promotion twice, he moved to Wolverhampton Wanderers before spells at Stoke City and Macclesfield Town. During his time with the Silkmen he tasted managerial life for the first time during a spell as caretaker boss.
After hanging up his boots, Keen rejoined West Ham’s academy as their Under-17s coach. He later had spells as reserve team coach and first team coach. He had brief stints as West Ham’s caretaker manager on three separate occasions following the departures of Alan Pardew in 2006, Alan Curbishley in 2008 and Avram Grant in 2011.
In July 2011, he left Upton Park to join Liverpool as first team coach under Kenny Dalglish. He departed Anfield a year later to join West Bromwich Albion as joint-assistant head coach before leaving the Baggies in December2013.