RIP Keith Harvey

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Thanks Hants. Good to listen to Graham. I note that the info on Derek Grace stops in '08.
The Grecian Archive people are always looking for updates on people, so if anyone knows about any of our former players then lease let them know.
 

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I only ever remember him missing one penalty by hitting the right post against Northampton. He always took penalties the same way, a right side footed shot which invariably sent any keeper the wrong way (no TV cameras in those days to spoil his run of success!).
Keith missed one and scored one penalty against Mansfield at SJP Sept 5th 1964 Adrian. Former Leeds keeper Alan Humphreys had Keiths 'side foot' sussed for the first one and went the right way. KH had another chance a minute from time and scored; unfortunately too late to prevent a 2-3 defeat. (att: 8,357)
 

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Keith was one of the nicest men you could wish to meet. Apart from playing for City I can remember him training Sandford one or two nights a week when they were, if I remember rightly, in the Old Devon and Exeter Premier league. R.I.P.
 

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You remember that penalty sequence Mike? Keith stuck his tongue out at the prostrate Humphreys on the second; Cold comfort though, the referee signalled full time almost immediately.
I actually wondered if Keith had missed both penalties (?!) then realized he only missed the one. I don't remember the details but I know I was very disappointed and that we were up against it in the match. After beating Peterborough 4-2 at home it was a reminder that the old Div 3 would not be a walk in the park.
 

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Hardly appropriate. Have some respect.
Inappropriate perhaps, given the general tone of this thread, but it wasn’t the intention to be disrespectful to a City stalwart, far from it. Remember watching an uncompromising Keith Harvey play, City through and through. RIP Keith.
 

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My first season watching City was his last as a player, so I only have some vague memories of him. But clearly he is very worthy of the 'legend' tag.
RIP Keith.
 

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My first season watching City was his last as a player, so I only have some vague memories of him. But clearly he is very worthy of the 'legend' tag.
RIP Keith.
Probably the same season as me, Harvey alongside John Newman?

Club stalwart Keith, was he trainer for a while after hanging up his boots? Believe he came from Crediton, certainly a legend.
 

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Think you're right, Ballzy. In our promotion team it was 2-3-5, with the three being Des Anderson, Keith Harvey and Arnold Mitchell. The manager was Jack Edwards.
I think by the time Newman came along it must have changed to 4-2-4, which Ramsay played, although in the '66 WC it was kind of 4-1-3-2.
 
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Interesting to think of our formation back in the day;

I guess that my first team would be;

Shearing

Smythe Harvey Newman Blain

Mitten, Kirkham.

Pleat, Banks, Curtis, Corr
 

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Interesting to think of our formation back in the day;

I guess that my first team would be;

Shearing

Smythe Harvey Newman Blain

Mitten, Kirkham.

Pleat, Banks, Curtis, Corr
Sturtz an Interesting team Dermot Curtis on his day was a very classy player.
 

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Probably the same season as me, Harvey alongside John Newman?

Club stalwart Keith, was he trainer for a while after hanging up his boots? Believe he came from Crediton, certainly a legend.
Racking my brains here and I'm pretty sure I can remember Keith being trainer and wearing that plain red track suit of another era.
 
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