Brian Kilcline

Date of birth07 May 1962
Place of birthNottingham
NationalityEnglish
Weight76 kg
Height1.88 m
PositionDefender/Centre back

With Coventry City, FA Cup winner 1987

With Newcastle United, 1st Division Champion 1993. Initially joined Newcastle United on loan in February 1992 before move made permanent.

The Newcastle defence improved immeasurably on Kevin Keegan's arrival, and it was mainly due to his signing of Brian. Commonly known as Killer, he struck fear in to the hearts of opponents even before a game kicked-off.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Notts County 01 May 1980 01 Jun 1984
Coventry City 01 Jun 1984 01 Aug 1991
Oldham Athletic 01 Aug 1991 01 Feb 1992
Newcastle United 01 Feb 1992 01 Jan 1994
Swindon Town 01 Jan 1994 01 Dec 1995

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1984-85 Coventry City FA Cup 2
1984-85 Coventry City League Cup 1
1
1984-85 Coventry City League Division One 26
2
1985-86 Coventry City FA Cup 1
1
1985-86 Coventry City League Cup 4
1
1985-86 Coventry City League Division One 32
7
1986-87 Coventry City FA Cup 6
1986-87 Coventry City League Cup 2
1
1986-87 Coventry City League Division One 29
3
1987-88 Coventry City FA Cup 2
1
1987-88 Coventry City League Division One 28
8
1988-89 Coventry City FA Cup 1
1988-89 Coventry City League Cup 3
1
1988-89 Coventry City League Division One 33
4
1989-90 Coventry City League Cup 4
1
1989-90 Coventry City League Division One 11
1
1990-91 Coventry City FA Cup 3
1
1990-91 Coventry City League Division One 14
3
1990-91 Coventry City Rumbelows League Cup 2
1991-92 Newcastle United League Division Two 12
1992-93 Newcastle United FA Cup 1
2
1992-93 Newcastle United League Cup 2
1992-93 Newcastle United League Division 1 7
12
1993-94 Newcastle United League Cup 1
2
1993-94 Newcastle United Premier League 1
1993-94 Swindon Town Premier League 10
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
25 Aug 1984 Aston Villa v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
28 Aug 1984 Coventry City v Norwich City D 0-0 League Division One
01 Sep 1984 Coventry City v Leicester City W 2-0 League Division One
04 Sep 1984 West Ham United v Coventry City L 3-1 League Division One
08 Sep 1984 Everton v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division One
15 Sep 1984 Coventry City v Manchester United L 0-3 League Division One
22 Sep 1984 Sunderland v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
25 Sep 1984 Walsall v Coventry City W 1-2 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
09 Oct 1984 Coventry City v Walsall L 0-3
Agg: 2-4
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
01 Dec 1984 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
04 Dec 1984 Liverpool v Coventry City L 3-1 League Division One
15 Dec 1984 Coventry City v Southampton W 2-1 League Division One
23 Dec 1984 Leicester City v Coventry City L 5-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1984 Luton Town v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
29 Dec 1984 Coventry City v West Ham United L 1-2 League Division One
01 Jan 1985 Coventry City v Stoke City W 4-0 League Division One
05 Jan 1985 Coventry City v Manchester City W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 1985 Manchester United v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
19 Jan 1985 Coventry City v Aston Villa L 0-3 League Division One
26 Jan 1985 Manchester United v Coventry City L 2-1 FA Cup 4th round
02 Feb 1985 Arsenal v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division One
23 Feb 1985 Coventry City v Chelsea W 1-0 League Division One
02 Mar 1985 Sheffield Wednesday v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
09 Mar 1985 Coventry City v Queens Park Rangers W 3-0 League Division One
23 Mar 1985 Coventry City v Watford W 3-1 League Division One
30 Mar 1985 Norwich City v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division One
14 May 1985 Ipswich Town v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
17 May 1985 Stoke City v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
23 May 1985 Coventry City v Luton Town W 1-0 League Division One
26 May 1985 Coventry City v Everton W 4-1 League Division One
17 Aug 1985 Coventry City v Manchester City D 1-1 League Division One
20 Aug 1985 Chelsea v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
24 Aug 1985 Everton v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1985 Coventry City v Newcastle United L 1-2 League Division One
31 Aug 1985 Watford v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division One
03 Sep 1985 Coventry City v Oxford United W 5-2 League Division One
07 Sep 1985 Coventry City v Arsenal L 0-2 League Division One
14 Sep 1985 Aston Villa v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
21 Sep 1985 Southampton v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
25 Sep 1985 Chester City v Coventry City W 1-2 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
06 Oct 1985 Coventry City v Leicester City W 3-0 League Division One
08 Oct 1985 Coventry City v Chester City W 7-2
Agg: 9-3
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
12 Oct 1985 Sheffield Wednesday v Coventry City D 2-2 League Division One
20 Oct 1985 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-3 League Division One
26 Oct 1985 Birmingham City v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
29 Oct 1985 Coventry City v West Bromwich Albion D 0-0 League Cup 3rd round
02 Nov 1985 Manchester United v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
06 Nov 1985 West Bromwich Albion v Coventry City L 4-3 League Cup 3rd round replay
21 Dec 1985 Coventry City v Everton L 1-3 League Division One
26 Dec 1985 Coventry City v Ipswich Town L 0-1 League Division One
01 Jan 1986 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City L 5-2 League Division One
04 Jan 1986 Coventry City v Watford L 1-3 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 1986 Coventry City v Aston Villa D 3-3 League Division One
08 Feb 1986 Tottenham Hotspur v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
16 Feb 1986 Coventry City v Birmingham City D 4-4 League Division One
22 Feb 1986 Coventry City v Southampton W 3-2 League Division One
08 Mar 1986 Leicester City v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division One
15 Mar 1986 Coventry City v Sheffield Wednesday L 0-1 League Division One
19 Mar 1986 West Bromwich Albion v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
22 Mar 1986 Arsenal v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division One
29 Mar 1986 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division One
31 Mar 1986 Ipswich Town v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
05 Apr 1986 Coventry City v Manchester United L 1-3 League Division One
12 Apr 1986 Liverpool v Coventry City L 5-0 League Division One
19 Apr 1986 Coventry City v Luton Town W 1-0 League Division One
26 Apr 1986 West Ham United v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
03 May 1986 Coventry City v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 League Division One
23 Aug 1986 West Ham United v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
26 Aug 1986 Coventry City v Arsenal W 2-1 League Division One
30 Aug 1986 Coventry City v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
02 Sep 1986 Chelsea v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
06 Sep 1986 Manchester City v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
13 Sep 1986 Coventry City v Newcastle United W 3-0 League Division One
20 Sep 1986 Charlton Athletic v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
23 Sep 1986 Coventry City v Rotherham United W 3-2 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
27 Sep 1986 Coventry City v Watford W 1-0 League Division One
04 Oct 1986 Coventry City v Aston Villa L 0-1 League Division One
07 Oct 1986 Rotherham United v Coventry City W 0-1
Agg: 2-4
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
19 Oct 1986 Coventry City v Wimbledon W 1-0 League Division One
01 Jan 1987 Coventry City v Luton Town L 0-1 League Division One
03 Jan 1987 Newcastle United v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division One
10 Jan 1987 Coventry City v Bolton Wanderers W 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
18 Jan 1987 Arsenal v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
24 Jan 1987 Coventry City v West Ham United L 1-3 League Division One
31 Jan 1987 Manchester United v Coventry City W 0-1 FA Cup 4th round
03 Feb 1987 Southampton v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
07 Feb 1987 Everton v Coventry City L 3-1 League Division One
14 Feb 1987 Coventry City v Chelsea W 3-0 League Division One
21 Feb 1987 Stoke City v Coventry City W 0-1 FA Cup 5th round
28 Feb 1987 Coventry City v Charlton Athletic W 2-1 League Division One
07 Mar 1987 Coventry City v Sheffield Wednesday W 1-0 League Division One
14 Mar 1987 Sheffield Wednesday v Coventry City W 0-3 FA Cup Quarter-final
20 Mar 1987 Coventry City v Oxford United W 3-0 League Division One
28 Mar 1987 Aston Villa v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
04 Apr 1987 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
12 Apr 1987 Coventry City v Leeds United W 3-2 FA Cup Semi-final
18 Apr 1987 Luton Town v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
25 Apr 1987 Norwich City v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
30 Apr 1987 Watford v Coventry City W 2-3 League Division One
02 May 1987 Coventry City v Liverpool W 1-0 League Division One
04 May 1987 Leicester City v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
06 May 1987 Coventry City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
09 May 1987 Coventry City v Southampton D 1-1 League Division One
16 May 1987 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-2 FA Cup Final
15 Aug 1987 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 League Division One
18 Aug 1987 Luton Town v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
22 Aug 1987 Norwich City v Coventry City L 3-1 League Division One
29 Aug 1987 Coventry City v Liverpool L 1-4 League Division One
07 Nov 1987 Oxford United v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
14 Nov 1987 Coventry City v Wimbledon D 3-3 League Division One
05 Dec 1987 Portsmouth v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
13 Dec 1987 Coventry City v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
18 Dec 1987 Queens Park Rangers v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division One
28 Dec 1987 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City L 4-1 League Division One
01 Jan 1988 Liverpool v Coventry City L 4-0 League Division One
09 Jan 1988 Coventry City v Torquay United W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 1988 Tottenham Hotspur v Coventry City D 2-2 League Division One
30 Jan 1988 Coventry City v Watford L 0-1 FA Cup 4th round
06 Feb 1988 Manchester United v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
13 Feb 1988 Coventry City v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-0 League Division One
20 Feb 1988 Coventry City v Norwich City D 0-0 League Division One
27 Feb 1988 Watford v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
05 Mar 1988 Coventry City v Chelsea D 3-3 League Division One
12 Mar 1988 Southampton v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division One
15 Mar 1988 Coventry City v Luton Town W 4-0 League Division One
26 Mar 1988 Newcastle United v Coventry City D 2-2 League Division One
02 Apr 1988 Coventry City v Oxford United W 1-0 League Division One
05 Apr 1988 Wimbledon v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division One
09 Apr 1988 Coventry City v Charlton Athletic D 0-0 League Division One
19 Apr 1988 Coventry City v Everton L 1-2 League Division One
23 Apr 1988 West Ham United v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
30 Apr 1988 Coventry City v Portsmouth W 1-0 League Division One
02 May 1988 Arsenal v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
07 May 1988 Coventry City v Queens Park Rangers D 0-0 League Division One
03 Sep 1988 Coventry City v Everton L 0-1 League Division One
10 Sep 1988 Sheffield Wednesday v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division One
17 Sep 1988 Coventry City v Charlton Athletic W 3-0 League Division One
24 Sep 1988 Wimbledon v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
27 Sep 1988 AFC Bournemouth v Coventry City W 0-4 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
01 Oct 1988 Coventry City v Middlesbrough L 3-4 League Division One
08 Oct 1988 Newcastle United v Coventry City W 0-3 League Division One
11 Oct 1988 Coventry City v AFC Bournemouth W 3-1
Agg: 7-1
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
15 Oct 1988 Coventry City v Millwall D 0-0 League Division One
02 Nov 1988 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City L 3-2 League Cup 3rd round
12 Nov 1988 Coventry City v Luton Town W 1-0 League Division One
19 Nov 1988 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
23 Nov 1988 Tottenham Hotspur v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
26 Nov 1988 Coventry City v Aston Villa W 2-1 League Division One
03 Dec 1988 Queens Park Rangers v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division One
10 Dec 1988 Coventry City v Manchester United W 1-0 League Division One
17 Dec 1988 Coventry City v Derby County L 0-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1988 Southampton v Coventry City D 2-2 League Division One
31 Dec 1988 Everton v Coventry City L 3-1 League Division One
02 Jan 1989 Coventry City v Sheffield Wednesday W 5-0 League Division One
07 Jan 1989 Sutton United v Coventry City L 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 1989 Norwich City v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division One
21 Jan 1989 Coventry City v Wimbledon W 2-1 League Division One
04 Feb 1989 Middlesbrough v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
11 Feb 1989 Coventry City v Newcastle United L 1-2 League Division One
21 Feb 1989 Coventry City v Arsenal W 1-0 League Division One
25 Feb 1989 Millwall v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
11 Mar 1989 West Ham United v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
18 Mar 1989 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
22 Mar 1989 Coventry City v Liverpool L 1-3 League Division One
25 Mar 1989 Charlton Athletic v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
27 Mar 1989 Coventry City v Southampton W 2-1 League Division One
01 Apr 1989 Derby County v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
08 Apr 1989 Coventry City v Norwich City W 2-1 League Division One
29 Apr 1989 Manchester United v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
13 May 1989 Aston Villa v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
15 May 1989 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League Division One
19 Aug 1989 Coventry City v Everton W 2-0 League Division One
22 Aug 1989 Arsenal v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
26 Aug 1989 Crystal Palace v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
30 Aug 1989 Coventry City v Manchester City W 2-1 League Division One
09 Sep 1989 Millwall v Coventry City L 4-1 League Division One
16 Sep 1989 Coventry City v Luton Town W 1-0 League Division One
19 Sep 1989 Grimsby Town v Coventry City L 3-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
14 Oct 1989 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest L 0-2 League Division One
21 Oct 1989 Coventry City v Manchester United L 1-4 League Division One
25 Oct 1989 Queens Park Rangers v Coventry City W 1-2 League Cup 3rd round
02 Dec 1989 Everton v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
11 Feb 1990 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City L 2-1 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
17 Feb 1990 Coventry City v Millwall W 3-1 League Division One
25 Feb 1990 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest D 0-0
Agg: 1-2
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
04 Mar 1990 Coventry City v Aston Villa W 2-0 League Division One
25 Aug 1990 Manchester United v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1990 Coventry City v Everton W 3-1 League Division One
01 Sep 1990 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League Division One
08 Sep 1990 Aston Villa v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division One
15 Sep 1990 Coventry City v Wimbledon D 0-0 League Division One
22 Sep 1990 Luton Town v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
26 Sep 1990 Coventry City v Bolton Wanderers W 4-2 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
29 Sep 1990 Coventry City v Queens Park Rangers W 3-1 League Division One
06 Oct 1990 Manchester City v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
09 Oct 1990 Bolton Wanderers v Coventry City W 2-3
Agg: 4-7
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
01 Jan 1991 Derby County v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
09 Jan 1991 Wigan Athletic v Coventry City W 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
12 Jan 1991 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division One
26 Jan 1991 Coventry City v Southampton D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
29 Jan 1991 Southampton v Coventry City L 2-0 FA Cup 4th round replay
02 Feb 1991 Wimbledon v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
23 Feb 1991 Coventry City v Sunderland D 0-0 League Division One
02 Mar 1991 Coventry City v Crystal Palace W 3-1 League Division One
09 Mar 1991 Leeds United v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1982-83 England UEFA Under-21 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
21 Sep 1982 Denmark v England W 1-4 UEFA Under-21 Group
16 Nov 1982 Greece v England L 1-0 UEFA Under-21 Group


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.