Farewell to the man who did it all for the Spireites

Chesterfield FC Team 1969-1970

He was, to many, the ‘King of the Kop’ at Saltergate. Kevin Randall, who died on March 28, aged 73, was a great player – but gave so much more to Chesterfield FC over the years. Here is our tribute to a fine footballer and a lovely man.

FOUR years ago, Fiona Stubbs interviewed Kevin at his home for a feature in this magazine. She remembers Kevin leading the way to his study when he took a sudden detour. “I must show you this,” he said, opening a door to a downstairs bathroom where a rolltop bath took pride of place. “It used to be in the away team changing room at Saltergate…