Kevin Austin

Kevin Austin
Personal information
Full nameKevin Levi Austin
Date of birth (1973-02-12) 12 February 1973 (age 44)
Place of birth Hackney, England
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing positionDefender
Senior career*
1992-1993Saffron Walden Town8(0)
1993-1996Leyton Orient109(3)
1996-1999Lincoln City128(2)
2000-2000→ Brentford (loan)3(0)
2001-2002Cambridge United6(0)
2001-2002Kettering Town3(0)
2002-2004Bristol Rovers56(0)
2004-2008Swansea City117(0)
2011→ Boston United (loan)14(0)
2011-2012Boston United25(0)
National team
2000-20??Trinidad & Tobago7(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


Kevin Levi Austin (created 12 Feb 1973 in Hackney, London, UK) can be an British created Trinidadian former professional footballer who performed like a defender.

Club career

Leyton Orient

Austin began his profession in Saffron Walden City, before relocating August 1993 on a free of charge transfer to Leyton Orient, for whom he made 126 first-team looks.

Lincoln City

He moved to Lincoln Town in July 1996 for the charge of £30,000, building 146 appearances. A company most liked during his period at Sincil Loan provider, Kevin was voted amount 56 in Lincoln's 100 group legends in June 2007.


Austin moved to Barnsley in July 1999 on the Bosman free of charge transfer but, in mere his fifth match for Barnsley and ironically against Lincoln in the Little league Glass, he suffered a significant Achilles tendon damage that kept him out of actions for the rest of the growing season. He just made one additional appearance for Barnsley; inside a Little league Cup connect against Rotherham United in August 2000. Time for fitness, Austin was loaned to Brentford and in addition connected up with Trinidad and Tobago, producing his only appearance for the Warriors inside a 1–0 2002 Globe Cup qualifying make an impression on Panama in Slot of Spain in November 2000. Nevertheless, he was after that sidelined with a recurrence of his Calf msucles injury found on international responsibility in the Cayman Islands. A suggested proceed to Oxford United dropped through when he failed a medical and he premiered by Barnsley in the summertime of 2001.

Cambridge United

He linked up along with his older supervisor John Beck in Cambridge United but stayed bedevilled by damage and he decided to cancel his agreement with them in March 2002.

Kettering Town

He spent the rest of the growing season with Kettering City, building his debut against Folkstone in 30 March 2002 and heading on to produce three appearances.

Bristol Rovers

In the summertime of 2002, Bristol Rovers appointed John Still as their assistant supervisor but still, who had caused Austin at Lincoln, invited him for pre-season training. Austin impressed sufficiently to acquire a agreement and he came back to both complete fitness and regular first-team soccer, making a complete of 61 performances.

Swansea City

In June 2004, he moved over the Severn Bridge to Swansea Town. Austin missed producing his house début video game for Swansea against Cheltenham on 21 August 2004 when he was captured in a visitors jam for the M4 while exploring from his Bristol house. In all tournaments, to the finish from the 2007/08 period, Austin produced 139 performances for Swansea Town (with an additional eleven as replacement).


Austin moved to Group Two clothing Chesterfield in June 2008 on the two-year deal.


Austin after that joined Conference Top aspect Darlington after his spell at Chesterfield.

Boston United

He continued loan to Meeting North golf club Boston United, before end of the growing season 2010–11. He became a member of Boston on the permanent offer after released by Darlington following a end of the growing season. He remaining the club by the end of the growing season.

International career

He was permitted play for either Britain or Trinidad and Tobago at international level and thought we would play for the second option against Panama in 2000.

Style of play

Austin is a centre-half who all in addition has been used like a full-back. Standing up at 6'1" (185 cm), he's an imposing physique that has been dubbed "The Doorman". In latest months, his size and improving years have maybe compromised his speed.