Kelvin Earl was
an Associate Schoolboy with Norwich, his hometown team, in season
1989/90 and was a contemporary of Andy Johnson
. He did not break into the Youth team and
was not offered a trainee professional's contract. The Pink
revealled on October 17th 1998 that Kelvin had joined
Anglian Combination Division One side Mattishall and made his debut
against Lakeford in a 4-1 defeat the previous weekend.