Martin Keown


Football speaker and former Arsenal defender Martin Keown spent almost twenty five years playing professional football, the majority of which was spent with the Gunners. Now a scout and sports speaker Martin Keown remains involved in the North London team as a coach and trainer.

Known for his long running partnership with fellow Arsenal teammate Tony Adams, Keown was integral to the success of both Arsenal and England during the 1990’s, including holding the record for most minutes spent without conceding a goal in the Champions League. In his capacity as a football speaker Martin Keown discusses successful defence tactics, his proudest moments as a professional footballer and his own personal development.

A captivating football speaker Martin Keown is often called upon to appear at specialist sports events and award ceremonies; his continued affiliation with Arsenal allows Keown to make appearances at club events and work as a sports speaker for the team.

Alongside his work with Arsenal Martin Keown spent time coaching Oxford University’s Blues but has also worked as a pundit and football speaker for the BBC. Keown regularly appears on Match Of The Day as well as providing the coverage of the Champions League for the Irish television company TV3.

To book Martin Keown as the football speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When he’s at corporate events, Martin is known to cover the following topics:

  • International Football
  • Football Tactics
  • Performing Under Pressure
  • Sporting Success
  • Peak Performance
  • Drive & Determination

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