Kevin Campbell: Former Arsenal And Everton Legend Has Been Hospitalized For an Unknown Illness


Former Arsenal and Everton legend Kevin Campbell is currently in the hospital and is extremely ill.

Campbell was admitted to the hospital last week. Everton confirmed the news with a post on X saying, “We have been made aware that our former striker, Kevin Campbell, is currently very ill.”

“Not just a great footballer but an incredible person, Kevin is, and always has been, a fighter, and we wish him and his family well at this challenging time. Sending all our love, @1kevincampbell.”

Kevin Campbell

The former England international spent 10 years at Arsenal from 1985 to 1995, having progressed from the Hale End Academy.

He won the FA Cup, the League Cup, and the European Cup winners’ Cup with the Gunners.

He also played for Premier League teams like Everton and Nottingham Forest. Campbell established himself as a world-class player during his six-year spell at the Merseyside Blue.

He remains Everton’s fifth-top goal scorer in the Premier League with 50 goals.

Campbell also played for Cardiff and West Brom. He was on loan at Leyton Orient and Leicester City before hanging his boot and moving on to the media to act as a pundit in 2007.

Apart from the English teams he played for, Campbell also played for a Turkish side named Trabzonspor.

What the Fans Are Saying After the Former Striker Was Hospitalized

Both Everton and Arsenal fans flooded social media to wish Kevin Campbell good health after it was announced he was currently in a critical situation.

A fan said, “Thoughts and prayers go out to Kevin Campbell and all his family and friends. Kevin is one of the nicest guys I’ve ever met. I really hope he makes a full recovery and gets better ASAP.”

Another fan said, “In 1999, Evertonians prayed to God, and Kevin Campbell answered. Now we’re praying to @1kevincampbell for God to answer and help him.”

How many goals did Kevin Campbell score for Arsenal?

The striker scored 55 goals and created 20 assists in 209 appearances for Arsenal in all club competitions.

How many goals did Kevin Campbell score for Everton?

The former England international scored 50 goals and created eight assists in 160 appearances for Everton in all club competitions.

When did Kevin Campbell retire?

The former English international retired on July 1, 2007, at the age of 37. 

Kevin Campbell’s net worth

The former English international has a net worth of $12 million. He made this from his one-field activities playing for different football clubs.

Also, he got part of his income from working as a pundit on SkySports News. 

How old is Kevin Campbell?

The player was born on February 4, 1970, in the city of London, England. He is currently 54 years old, with a height of 6 feet and 0 inches.


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