Lloyd McLean

The Lloyd McLean Memorial Scholarship Fund

 

The Lloyd McLean Memorial Scholarship Fund is intended to offer a scholarship for a youngster in the corporate area.  attending Kingston College. It will provide all the necessary funds for an education at KC, from first form up to graduation.  The goal is not to have his parents bear any out of pocket expenses.

Monies collected for The Fund will also be used toward the monetary award attached to the annual Lloyd McLean MVP Award which is already established.

Lloyd McLean attended Kingston College from 1960 to 1967.   Among his many achievements, Lloyd is probably best known for his accomplishments on the football field.  He was a member of the Manning Cup Team from 1963-1965, playing the linkman position (#10) for the brilliant undefeated teams of 1964 and 1965, winning The Manning Cup, The Walker Cup and The Oliver Shield those two consecutive years.  Both teams are generally considered to be the greatest schoolboy football teams in the history of schoolboy football in Jamaica.  Lloyd was a member of the all Manning and all Schools teams for 1964 and 1965.  He was the only member of the KC team to play for the Jamaica 1966 World Cup Team.

Lloyd played the (#10) position for the national team at 17 years old; he went on to play professionally with the Boston Beacons of the fledgling North American Soccer League in 1968.  He scored a brilliant goal against Santos FC of Brazil, prompting Pele himself to come over to Lloyd to personally congratulate him on the ingenious goal that he scored, asking him his name and where he was from, and explaining to him that the goalkeeper for his team, Santos, was the great Gilmar who helped Brazil win the ‘58 and ‘62 World Cups. 

Lloyd graduated from Long Island University in 1975 with a BA in Business Management.  Lloyd McLean passed away on August 25th 2017, a day before his 70th birthday.  He was the father of 5 children.

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