Kevin Ellison (born February 23 1979 in Liverpool, England) is a footballer, currently in his second spell with Chester City. The player has had a varied career (predominantly spent as a left winger) that saw him be a latecomer to professional football but then briefly grace the top level.
Ellison was released to Stockport County and then moved on to Chester City in August 2004. An outstanding five month spell with the Blues brought a hatful of spectacular goals and a move to Hull City for £100,000 in January 2005. Previously he had enjoyed a successful loan spell with Lincoln City but opted to stay in the north-west by joining Chester.
In the 2006/07 close season Ellison and teammate Robbie Stockdale both made the move from Hull to Tranmere Rovers, with Tranmere beating off competition from clubs such as Scunthorpe United, Bristol City and former club Chester for Ellison's signature on a two-year deal. Ellison was a regular during his debut season, making over 30 league appearances and scoring 4 goals. After two failed attempts, Chester finally made a successful bid for Ellison in June 2007 and he returned to the club for an undisclosed fee, reportedly the club's record signing.
His first league game back at Chester was a goalless draw with Chesterfield on August 11 2007. A week later he revived his tremendous rapport with Chester fans by scoring a last-minute winner at Rochdale.
On February 2 2008 Stockport County announced they had struck a deal to bring Ellison back to Edgeley Park on loan in a move to be made permanent in the summer of 2008. But Ellison rejected a move to Edgeley Park.