COMPLETE A-Z OF PLAYERS 1919 - 2014

* Kapler to Kynaston*

Name
Season
Apps
Gls
Biography Image
Konrad Kapler
1958/59
36
3
Born in Tychy, Poland on 22nd February 1925. A schoolboy international he came to Britain with the Polish forces during the WWII where he was signed by Glasgow Celtic whilst playing for Forres Mechanics but had been 'spotted' playing an exhibition match for the Polish Army. His two seasons at Glasgow Celtic (47/48-48/49) were unsuccessful, playing just 7 first team games, so he moved south and joined Rochdale in May 1949 but once again he failed to establish himself playing just 4 games in his one season at Spotland. After brief spells at Morecambe and Congleton he joined Altrincham for the start of the 1951/52 season and for the next 6 seasons was a near ever present playing over 250 games predominantly on the left wing. He joined Stalybridge Celtic for the 57/58 season and subsequently Mossley for the 58/59 season. Konrad Kapler died in Rochdale on 23rd October 1991.

Graham Kay
2008/09
2009/10
2010/11
109
7
Central defender signed in the close season 2008 by Chris Willcock from Woodley Sports. Previously with Middlewich Town. Mossley team captain 2008/09 and 2009/10. Players Player of the Year 2009/10. Transferred to Curzon Ashton in the close season of 2011.

Matty Kay
2008//09
2009/10
2010/11
113
48
Born on 2nd November 1987. Goalscoring midfielder signed by Chris Willcock from Salford City in February 2009. Graduated through the youth set up at Rochdale and then had spells with Ashton United, Woodley Sports and Ramsbottom United. Supporters Player of the Year and top scorer in 2009/10 with 29 goals and 2010/11 with 18 goals. Transferred to Curzon Ashton in the close season of 2011.

Simon Kay
1996/97
45
5
Promising young central defender signed by Kevan Keelan from Oldham Athletic in August 1996 making 45 Mossley appearances and scoring 5 goals in the 1996/97 season. He was transferred to Leigh RMI in the closed seasaon of 1997. Later with Chorley, Radcliffe Borough and Curzon Ashton.

Kaye
1957/58
1
0
Wing half who made a solitary Mossley appearance in the 1957/58 season.

Kieran Keane
2006/07
1
0
Born in London on 20th October 1981. Kieran Keane, whose father is American, played for Chicago Fire in the USL Premier Development League and then came back to England and played for Southall, where Keane scored 26 goals in 34 games and was named player of the season. Keane went on to have spells with Weymouth, Torquay United, Dundee and RCD Mallorca. He returned to the USA in 2008 and played for Sockers FC and the Bridges to the Pros Academy. He signed with the Charlotte Eagles of the USL Second Division in 2010.

Norman Kearns
1921/22
7
0
Full back who was signed from Northwich Victoria and made 7 Mossley appearances in the 1921/22 season.

Robert Keating
1950/51
1
0
Born on 24th June 1917. Former Oldham Athletic, Hereford United, Ashton United and Accrington Stanley (5-0) player who made a solitary Mossley appearance in the 1950/51 season.

Kevan Keelan
1979/80
1980/81 1989/90
86
27
Born in Manchester on 22nd June 1953. Kevan Keelan played his early football with Radcliffe Borough, Northwich Victoria, Buxton, Stalybridge Celtic and Newcastle (Australia). He signed for Mossley on his return from 'down under' in September 1979 for a £375 fee as replacement for Eamonn O'Keefe. Keelan enjoyed a superb first season with the Lilywhites and scored the two all important second half goals that saw Mossley win at Boston United in the 2nd leg of the 1980 FA Trophy semi final. His 16 goals helped Mossley to a second successive Northern Premier League title. Keelan was transferred to Macclesfield Town in the summer of 1981 for a £1,000 fee after making 86 appearances scoring 27 goals for Mossley. In March 1990 and at the end of an illustrious career Keelan returned to Mossley for a short spell under Mark Hilton and made a further 7 appearances scoring 2 goals before going to Rossendale United as manager at the end of the season. Later spells as team boss at Stalybridge Celtic and Ashton United followed and in the summer of 1995 following Mossley's relegation to the North West Counties League Keelan was approached to work alongside Paul Cuddy. That didn't work out but it was Cuddy who moved on and Keelan's rebuilt team had a reasonable first season. They finished 4th in the NWCL and reached the final of the Floodlit Trophy. The following season Keelan's team reached the quarter finals of the FA Vase finally going down to eventual winners Whitby Town. By the end of the season with Keelan's interest visibly waning he resigned. He then returned to management for a second time with Stalybridge Celtic and had a short spell as assistant manager to Steve Weywell at Leigh RMI. Kevan Keelan is not currently involved in football.

Keeley
1957/58
2
0
Signed from Oldham Athletic on loan making 2 Mossley appearances in the 1957/58 season.

Eddie Kellard
1931/32
1932/33
3
6
Versatile forward who was signed from Manchester amateur team Hartford Works FC scoring 5 goals in his 2 Mossley appearances in the 1931/32 season and then scoring again in his only apperarance the following season. Also played for Whitchurch and Hurst. He was the brother of his then Mossley team mate Tom Kellard.

Tom Kellard
1930/31
1931/32 1932/33
95
12
Born on 30th November 1904. Tom Kellard was a former Limehurst FC, Chamber Colliery FC, Hurst, Glossop, Ashton National , Oldham Athletic (2-0), Queens Park Rangers (5-1), Burton Town and Whitchurch winger who scored 12 goals in 95 Mossley appearances over three seasons in the early 1930's. He later played for Stalybridge Celtic and was later coach at Ashton National. Brother of Eddie Kellard, he won representative honours with the Cheshire League. Later a well-respected crown green bowler around the district.. Eddie Kellard died in .March 1986.

Kelly
1937/38
1
0
Wing half who made a solitary Mossley appearance in the 1937/38 season.

Eamonn Kelly
2002/03
3
0
Former Burnley and Radcliffe Borough midfielder who was signed from Trafford making 3 Mossley appearances in the 2002/03 season.

Edward Kelly
1920/21
3
1
Centre forward who scored one goal in his 3 Mossley appearances in the 1920/21 season.

Joe Kelly
1988/89
1989/90
64
2
Former Burscough, Prescot Cables, South Liverpool and Southport right back signed by Bryan Griffiths from Bootle in October 1988, he made 64 appearances for Mossley scoring 2 goals before he was transferred to South Liverpool in December 1989. He later became assistant manager of Vauxhall Motors.

Paul Kelly
1991/92
1
0
Right winger who made a solitary Mossley appearance in December 1991 and was an un-used substitute on 4 other occasions.

Reece Kelly
2008/09
32
1

Midfielder who was released by Wigan Athletic and later went on to join Rochdale. He was a member of the first team squad at Spotland during the 2007/08 season and featured regularly in the reserve team. Having been released by Rochdale at the end of the season he signed for the newly rebranded Leigh Genesis in the summer and was signed by Chris Willcock for Mossley in October 2008. Transferred to Chorley at the end of the season and later played for Radcliffe Borough.


Willie Kelly
1957/58
7
0
Born in Hill o'Beath, Scotland on 14th August 1922. William 'Willie' Kelly was an old school centre half who was transferred from Dunfirmline Athletic to Airdrionians (132-17) for a £4,500 fee and later moved to Blackburn Rovers (186-1) where he played from 1951 to 1957. He was a Blackburn team mate of later Mossley manager Eddie Quigley. He had a brief spell at Mossley under Quigley making 7 appearances in the 1957/58 season before returning to the Football League with Accrington Stanley (24-0) in 1958. Willie's brother Walter Kelly played for Raith Rovers, Bury, Doncaster Rovers, Stockport County, Chester and Hyde United. Willie Kelly died 1996.

Matthew Kemp
2007/08
2
0

Left wing back signed by Gerry Quinn from Stalybridge Celtic in August 2007 making 2 Mossley appearances. Later with Abbey Hey.


Danny Kent
1994/95
1995/96
1996/97
63
3
Right winger or right back signed by Paul Cuddy from Horwich RMI, transferred to Netherfield (Kendal Town). Later with Chorley, Kendal Town, Bamber Bridge and Fleetwood Town.

Andy Kenton
1992/93
12
3
Young forward signed by Ged Coyne from Oldham Athletic in September 1992 scoring 3 goals in his 12 Mossley appearances. He later played for Brighouse Town.

Andrew Keogh
2013/14
29
9
Born on 26th December 1987. Andy Keogh is a strong and skilful attacking midfielder or forward signed from Winsford United in the closed season. Having begun his playing career as a youth teamer at Altrincham he then played for Manchester League side Wythenshawe Town and then Flixton before joining Winsford in 2012. He made 29 appearances and scored 9 goalos before moving to Nantwich Town in December 2013.

Danny Keough
1997/98
1
0
Was assistant manager from 1997 to 2001 under Benny Phillips. Previously a player with Manchester United from 1974 to 1979 and Exeter City before spending 9 years coaching in Germany. Later Phillips' assistant again at Witton Albion. Later became an academy coach with Manchester United.

Nathaniel Kerr
2013/14
2
0
Born on 31st October 1987. Nathaniel 'Nat' Kerr is a strong and skilful central defender signed in December 2013 from Ashton United. He began his career with Rotherham United and made 5 Football League appearances for the Millers before being released in 2008. He has since played for Barrow, Northwich Victoria and Droylsden.

Ernie Kershaw
1923/24
10
0
Full back signed from Stockport County making 10 Mossley appearances in the 1923/24 season. Later with Hurst, Congleton Town, Whitchurch, Macclesfield, Stalybridge Celtic, Runcorn and Winsford United.

Robert Kershaw
1921/22
12
8
Forward signed from Oldham Athletic who scored 8 goals in 12 Mossley appearances in the 1921/22 season.

Tony Keyes
1983/84
1984/85
21
1
Born in Salford on 29th October 1953. Former Manchester United, Stockport County (8-0), Stafford Rangers, Ashton United, Witton Albion and Southport midfield player signed by Brian Grundy from Witton Albion in January 1984. Transferred to Winsford United in December 1984. Later with Ashton United, Droylsden and Accrington Stanley (player/coach) and Grove United.

George Kibble
1939/40
2
0
Full back who made 2 Mossley appearances in the WWII season of 1939/40 having previously played for Preston North End.

Ciaran Kilheeney
2002/03
12
9
Born in Dublin on 9th January 1984. Young striker signed from Manchester City who scored 9 goals in 12 Mossley appearances before transferring to Exeter City (4-0). Returned to Mossley the following pre season but then joined Droylsden. Later with Radcliffe Borough, Ashton United, Burscough, Southport, Droyslden, Chorley and Warrington Town.

John Kilner
1984/85
1
0
Born in Bolton on 3rd October 1959. Former Preston North End and Halifax Town (114-0) goalkeeper signed from Wigan Athletic (4-0) but made only a solitary Mossley appearance in a 3-1 FA Trophy defeat at Bishop Auckland in December 1984, transferred to Curzon Ashton, brother of ex Stockport County manager Andy Kilner.

Steve Kilroy
1987/88
1988/89
22
0
Goalkeeper signed from Avro to replace Roger Lewis but ended as understudy to Ian Rowbottom, transferred to Chadderton

Kris King
2010/11
2
0
Left wing back signed in August 2010 from Leigh Genesis. Transfered to Radcliffe Borough in September 2010. Later with Salford City.

Jackie King
1924/25
1925/26
1926/27
76
23
John 'Jackie' King was signed from Newton United on 1924 and went on to score 23 goals in 76 Mossley appearances over three seasons before he was transferrred to Oldham Athletic (80-12) for a £250 fee. Later with Ashton National, Huddersfield Town, Stalybridge Celtic, Bacup Borough and South Liverpool. Jackie King died in 1988.

Peter King
1929/30
1
0
Full back who made a solitary Mossley appearance in the 1929/30 season after signing from Pendlebury FC.

Raducio King
2010/11
2
0
Born in Portugal on 11th September 1990. Talented attacking midfielder signed in August 2010 after previous experience with Trafford and FC United of Manchester. Later with Glossop North End and New Mills.

Thomas King
1990/91
2
0
Signed on loan from Runcorn but made only 2 appearances as a substitute for Mossley in March 1991.

Kirk
1945/46
1
0
Made a solitary Mossley appearance in the immediate post war season of 1945/46.

Arron Kirk
2005/06
2007/08
2008/09
23
1
Young midfielder signed from Ashton United. Re-signed in August 2007 from Old Ashtonians. Later with Bacup Borough.

Brian Kirkham
1972/73
1
0
Experienced amateur centre half with Newton Heath CC who made 1 appearance for Mossley. Previously played Army football and also had a brief spell with Ashton United.

Harold Kirkham
1925/26
4
3
Amateur centre forward signed from Eccles United scoring 3 goals in his 4 Mossley appearances in the 1925/26 season.

Paul Kirkham
1995/96
4
0
Former Manchester United, Huddersfield Town (1-0), Hyde United (138-61), Stalybridge Celtic, Witton Albion and Ashton United striker who signed from Ashton United, transferred to Flixton. Later assistant manager to fellow former Mossley player Tony Hancock at Woodley Sports and New Mills.

Kirkpatrick
1925/26
1
0
Wing half who made a solitary Mossley appearance in the 1925/26 season.

Kitchen
1937/38
13
1
Wing half who made 13 Mossley appearances scoring one goal in the 1937/38 season.

Melford Knight
2004/05
2005/06
2006/07
104
16
Born in Preston on 6th September 1983. Combative midfielder signed from Woodley Sports in August 2004.. Previously with Witton Albion and Nantwich Town. Transferred to Ashton United and later with Runcorn Linnets, Glossop North End, Trafford, Salford City and New Mills.

Eric Knowles
1945/46
1946/47
57
27
Born in .Droylsden in 1930. Prolific forward who scored 27 goals in his 57 Mossley appearances in the immediate post WWII seasons. He later played for Ashton United.

Dean Kynaston
1993/94
1
0
Forward signed from Prestwich Heys on trial making a solitary Mossley appearance in April 1994. Previously with Glossop North End.