Keith Gillespie

Where is Keith Gillespie now?

A member of the Manchester United youth side which included David Beckham, Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs, Keith Gillespie retired from playing in 2013 after two seasons at Irish First Division side Longford Town.

In a career spanning 20 years he made over 500 first team appearances for eleven sides winning the League Cup with Blackburn Rovers and the Irish League Cup with Glentoran.

He was also a mainstay for the Northern Ireland national side between 1994 and 2008 winning 86 caps.
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Whilst an active player Gillespie was unfortunately declared bankrupt in 2010 after losing a £7 million fortune through gambling and poor business investments.

From this experience he released a book in 2013 called How Not to be a Football Millionaire which achieved critical acclaim for its brutal honesty and how it gives a completely different perspective of a professional footballer’s life.

Gillespie now works as a football agent after launching the One Two agency with former Irish League player and successful businessman Brian Adair.

Having amassed many contacts over the years, his experience enables him to represent footballers across the UK and beyond, providing them with expert advice and guidance during and after their careers.

Follow on Twitter @KeithGillespie7

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Keith Gillespie: Premier League Statistics

NationalityNorthern Irish
Yellow Cards24
Red Cards3
Premier League Teams Played forBlackburn Rovers, Leicester City, Manchester United, Newcastle United, Sheffield United

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