Tony Docherty

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Tony Docherty
Personal information
Date of birth (1971-01-24) 24 January 1971 (age 50)
Place of birth East Kilbride, Scotland
Position(s) Midfielder [1]
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
Dunfermline Athletic
Cambridge United
1991–1993 Stirling Albion 43 (0)
1993–1994 East Stirlingshire 5 (0)
1994–1995 Albion Rovers 10 (0)
Total58(0)
Teams managed
Carnoustie Panmure
2007–2011 St Johnstone (assistant manager)
2011–2013 Bristol City (assistant manager)
2013– Aberdeen (assistant manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tony Docherty (born 24 January 1971 in East Kilbride) is a Scottish football player and coach.

Career

Docherty's short career began in 1987 with Dunfermline Athletic before moving to English side Cambridge United. In the early 1990s, Docherty returned to Scotland, having spells with Stirling Albion, East Stirlingshire and Albion Rovers.

During his time with the Coatbridge club, Docherty became SFA Development Officer for the Glasgow area, spending three years before a move to Falkirk as Community Coach. Upon Ian McCall's appointment as manager at Brockville, Docherty became assistant manager, and when McCall moved to take charge of Dundee United in early 2003, Docherty came as part of the management team. Following McCall's dismissal and Gordon Chisholm's subsequent appointment, Docherty was promoted to first team coach, a position he held under the successive management spells of Craig Brewster and Craig Levein. [2]

In November 2007, Docherty left Tannadice and moved to Scottish First Division side St Johnstone as assistant manager, working under former United player Derek McInnes. [3] achieving promotion back to the SPL eighteen months later. When McInnes became manager of Bristol City in October 2011, Docherty followed him to Ashton Gate as assistant manager. [4] On 25 March 2013 he once again teamed up with Derek McInnes, this time at SPL side Aberdeen. [5]

In July 2019 he signed a new contract with Aberdeen, until 2022. [6]

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References

  1. "TONY DOCHERTY". www.neilbrown.newcastlefans.com. Retrieved 16 September 2012.
  2. "Backroom Staff". Dundee United FC. Archived from the original on 19 August 2007. Retrieved 27 May 2008.
  3. "Doc on call at Saints". Evening Telegraph. 29 November 2007. Retrieved 27 May 2008.
  4. "Derek McInnes leaves St Johnstone for Bristol City". BBC Sport. BBC. 19 October 2011. Retrieved 19 October 2011.
  5. "Dons confirm McInnes and Docherty". www.afc.co.uk. Aberdeen FC. 25 March 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2013.
  6. "Aberdeen: Derek McInnes & assistant extend contracts until 2022". BBC Sport. BBC. 11 July 2019. Retrieved 27 August 2019.