|Full name||Anthony John Diamond|
|Date of birth||23 August 1968|
|Place of birth||Rochdale, England|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|1988||→ Wigan Athletic (loan)||6||(2)|
|1989||Northern Ireland U23||1||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Anthony John Diamond (born 23 August 1968) is an English former professional footballer who played as a forward.
Rochdale-born Diamond started his career at Blackburn Rovers. He made his debut in September 1986 in a 6–1 win against Sunderland, and scored his first goal for the club in January 1987 in a single-goal victory over Oldham Athletic.In October 1988 he was loaned out to Wigan Athletic, and made his debut for the club in a 2–1 defeat against Southend United. He made six appearances during his spell at the club, scoring two goals.
In 1989, he represented the Northern Ireland under-23s in a 3–0 defeat against the Republic of Ireland.
He signed for Blackpool during the 1989-90 season, but made just three appearances for the club as Blackpool were relegated to the Fourth Division. He scored one goal for the Seasiders, in a 3–0 victory over Mansfield Town at Field Mill on 23 September.[ citation needed ] After being released in 1990 by incoming manager Graham Carr, Diamond dropped into non-League football.
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