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Sep 19, 2019, 11:49 AM
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Former Burton Albion footballer Kelvin Maynard was shot dead by two men riding a motorbike in Amsterdam on Wednesday 18th September 2019.
Police confirmed the 32 year old was fatally attacked while driving his car in the Langbroekdreef region of the Dutch capital.
Maynard was attempting to escape the gunmen by driving towards a nearby fire station, but he crashed into the building and was unable to be resuscitated by medics.
Maynard was brought to England by fellow Dutchman Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink in 2014.
He spent two years with Burton, and helped the Brewers to the League Two title in his first season.
But he suffered a knee injury in pre-season that ruled him out of the following campaign, in which the club would seal a second successive promotion.
In all, he played nine times in the league for Burton, scoring once.
The defender also played for Volendam, Olhanense, Kecskemet, Emmen, Royal Antwerp, Spakenburg and Quick Boys.
MAYNARD, Kelvin Ruben
born 29th May 1987 Paramaribo, Surinam
died 18th September 2019, aged 32
Maynard made his professional debut with Volendam, playing in four second division games in 2006–07. He made 35 appearances in his second year as the club was promoted to the Eredivisie.
The "Other Oranje" were eventually relegated back, after finishing 18th.
In the 2010 close season, he signed with Olhanense in the Algarve in Portugal but made made only 3 League Cup games.
On 5th July 2011, Maynard moved clubs and countries again, joining Kecskemeti in Hungary but he was released in December.
Maynard signed for Burton Albion in November 2014 for the rest of the season and extended his contract in July 2015 only to be injured in pre-season and missing the entire season.
2006–2010 Volendam 82/0
2010–2011 Olhanense POR no league apps
2011 Kecskemeti HUN 8/0
2012–2013 Emmen 29/4
2013–2014 Royal Antwerp 27/1
2014–2016 Burton Albion 9/1
2017 Spakenburg 4/1
2017–2019 Quick Boys
(This post was edited by John Treleven on Sep 19, 2019, 12:04 PM)