English footballer Kevin Campbell passed away after a battle with illness, “Life can be so cruel at times”

Kevin Campbell was diagnosed with Sepsis and had been fighting for a long time.


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Kevin Joseph Campbell, a professional English footballer and sports television pundit, passed away on 15 June 2024 after battling a fatal illness at the age of 54.

Players’ former teammate Mark Crossley, 55, shared a tribute post on his X account on 15 June, saying he is devasted by the loss of Kevin, whom he describes as “a true gentleman, a great player, a shining light of a dressing room, fun-loving guy.

While offering his condolences to his family and friends, Mark said, “Life can be so cruel at times.

Kevin Campbell was born on 4 February 1970 in Lambeth, London, England, to an African-English parents.

Kevin might be his parents’ single child, as he never shared anything about having brothers or sisters or posted any details about them on social media.

There’s a common misconception that Sol Campbell, the English soccer manager and former actor, is the brother of Kevin Campbell.

However, even though they share the same surname, profession, and country, they are not related to each other.

Kevin Campbell’s sons Tyrese and Kyle are following in their father’s footsteps

BBC pundit Kevin Campbell married a white woman named Faye and had two children, Tyrese Campbell and Kyle Campbell.

Their first son, Tyrese, was born on December 28, 1999, in Cheadle, Hulme, England, while there is currently no public information about their second son, Kyle.

Both of their sons, Tyrese and Kyle, have carved their own paths in the world of professional football, with Tyrese playing for Stoke City since 2016 and Kyle also showing promise in the sport.

Tyrese has played football for Stoke City since 2016, and his eight-year contract with the club ended in 2024. He made his senior debut for Stoke City in 2018.

Before joining Stoke, he played college football for Manchester City’s academy, starting his professional football career.

Tyrese has significantly contributed to Stoke City’s team and is famous for his pace, strength, and goal-scoring ability.

Recently, the 24-year-old player shared a heartfelt message about his father through journalist Alan Myers, saying, “He is my idol, the one I aspired to be when I grew up.

He further adds, describing his father, as he says, “He was the life and soul of every party and room he blessed, a one-in-a-million person who was loved by everyone, a special, special person. I’ll miss you, Dad.

Ultimately, the former Stoke City player requested people to respect his family’s privacy.

Additional Information

  • Kevin Campbell’s ethnicity is African American and follows the Christian religion.
  • According to celebrity net worth, Kevin Campbell, the late English soccer player left a significant financial legacy with a net worth of $12 million in 2024.
  • Kevin previously revealed having Sepsis, a severe condition in which the body responds improperly to an infection, and was getting treatment for that.
Ruhi Tiwari
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