|Full name||Kevin O'Callaghan|
|Date of birth||19 October 1961|
|Place of birth||Dagenham, England|
|Republic of Ireland U21|
|1981–1987||Republic of Ireland||21||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
O'Callaghan was born in Havering on the 19 October 1961 to Paddy and Barbara O'Callaghan.
O'Callaghan enjoyed two spells at Millwall as well as stints at Portsmouth and Southend. His most successful years came after transferring to Ipswich Town for a record breaking £250,000 in 1980, joining Bobby Robson's revolution at the club. O'Callaghan contributed to Ipswich's victorious 1980-81 UEFA Cup campaign, making five appearances during the run. However he was not part of the squad for the final itself. He also earned a call up to the Irish national team, who he represented on 21 occasions, scoring one goal.
He was in the Portsmouth team that won promotion to the First Division in 1987 after nearly 30 years away, and then signed for Millwall, helping them reach the First Division in 1988 for the first time in their history. They stayed there for two years, and he stayed with them for a season after relegation.
A knee injury brought his career to an abrupt end in 1993.
Following his playing career Kevin came into his own as a coach, at Millwall he helped plenty of talented youngsters reach their full potential including the likes of Tim Cahill.
|1981||Escape to Victory||Tony Lewis - Allied Goalkeeper - The Players: Ireland|
O'Callaghan currently lives in Kent with his wife Mandy and daughters Kayley and Charlotte.