Kevin James Langley (born 24 May 1964) is an English former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. He made 427 appearances in the Football League, including a club record 317 for Wigan Athletic.

Born in St Helens, Lancashire, Langley was working as a painter and decorator when he wrote to Wigan Athletic asking for a trial which resulted in him being offered an apprenticeship. He made his first-team debut aged 17 in September 1981, and over the next five years he played 160 league games for the club. Before the 1986–87 season, Howard Kendall's Everton paid £120,000 for his services. Although Langley played 16 league matches, contributing to the club winning the First Division championship, he left the club in March 1987 for Manchester City. His stay at City was almost as brief, and included a spell on loan at Chester City before joining Birmingham City in March 1988. After two-and-a-half years at the club, by which time they were in their second season in the Third Division, he returned to Wigan Athletic, where he went on to play another 157 league games, making a club record 317 in total.

Released at the end of the 1993–94 season, he joined League of Wales side Bangor City, contributing to them winning the league championship and representing them in the 1995–96 UEFA Cup. Appointed player-manager in November 1996, he left the club at the end of the 1996–97 season.

He moved on to a variety of non-league clubs, as player, player-manager or manager, and has been employed by Wigan Athletic as a coach at their Centre of Excellence. In 2011 he was briefly manager of Northwich Villa.

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