Kevin Gallacher

Where is Kevin Gallacher now?

Former Premier League striker Kevin Gallacher retired from playing in 2002 after a brief spell playing for Huddersfield Town.

Spending the majority of his playing career in the top leagues of both England and Scotland, Gallacher played for 18 years, making over 500 appearances and scoring over 100 goals.

He also represented the Scotland national side where he won 53 caps and featured in the 1992 and 1996 UEFA European Championships as well as the 1998 FIFA World Cup finals.
 
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Upon retiring from playing Gallacher moved into the broadcasting world as a co-commentator and studio analyst across many of the main television and radio channels including BBC Radio Lancashire, BBC Radio 5 Live, Sky Sports, Setanta, BBC Scotland, Channel 5 and BT Sport.

He also wrote a book called Tartan Turmoil: The Fall & Rise of Scottish Football, a semi-autobiographical look at the problems faced by Scottish football as well as writing a weekly column about former club Blackburn Rovers for the Lancashire Telegraph.

In 2014 Gallacher was back in football with AFC Darwen as director of football who play in the North West Counties League First Division.

In an extremely successful first year there the team won promotion and the cup but he stepped down from his role shortly after.

A holder of UEFA A and B coaching badges he runs a football school for 8 – 13 year olds called G8 Soccer which operates during school holidays.

Away from his coaching and broadcasting work he is also a fully qualified football scout for the International Professional Scouting Organisation and works the after-dinner speaking circuit.

Follow on Twitter @kevingallacher8

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Kevin Gallacher: Premier League Statistics

NationalityScottish
PositionForward
Appearances198
Goals56
Yellow Cards12
Red Cards0
Premier League Teams Played forBlackburn Rovers, Coventry City, Newcastle United

Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com