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Albion announce Kevan tribute details

Baggies will honour legendary striker with minute's applause at Villa game

ALBION will pay tribute to Derek Kevan at Saturday’s Barclays Premier League home fixture with Villa (ko 5.30pm).

The legendary striker passed away 11 days ago, aged 77, and the club will honour him with a minute’s applause before kick-off.

The players will also wear black armbands and the flags at The Hawthorns will fly at half-mast on the day of the derby as well as the day of Derek’s funeral.

There will be a full tribute to the England international, also known as 'The Tank’, in the matchday programme, Albion News.

Derek’s funeral will take place at 2.30pm on Monday, January 21, at Sutton Coldfield Crematorium, Tamworth Road, B75 6LG.