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BREAKING: Former Arsenal striker, Kelvin Campbell dies at 54

Arsenal Football Club confirmed on Saturday that their former player, Kevin Campbell, has passed away at the age of 54.

Campbell, known for his prolific career as a striker, played for Arsenal, Nottingham Forest, and Everton. Over his nearly 20-year career, he scored an impressive 148 goals in 542 club appearances.

“Everyone at Everton is deeply saddened by the death of our former striker Kevin Campbell at the age of just 54,” read a statement from Everton.

“Not just a true Goodison Park hero and icon of the English game, but an incredible person as well – as anyone who ever met him will know. RIP, Super Kev,” the statement added.

Campbell’s career began with Arsenal, where he made a significant impact before moving on to Nottingham Forest and eventually Everton.

He was celebrated not just for his contributions on the field but also for his character and sportsmanship.

After retiring from professional football in May 2007, Campbell transitioned into a successful media career, where he continued to be a respected figure in the football community.

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