Tony Donnelly

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Tony Donnelly
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Full nameAnthony Donnelly [1]
Date of birth April 1886
Place of birth Middleton, [1] Lancashire, England
Date of death April 1947 (aged 60–61)
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) [2]
Playing position(s) Full back
Senior career*
Heywood United
1908–1911 Manchester United 34 (0)
1911–1912 Heywood United
1913 Glentoran
1913–1914 Heywood United
1914–1919 Chester
1919 Southampton (trial) 1 (0)
1919–? Middleton Borough
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Anthony Donnelly (April 1886 – April 1947) was an English footballer whose regular position was at full back.

Donnelly started his professional career with Tonge F.C. and Heywood United before transferring to Manchester United in 1908. He helped United win the 1911 league title, but in 1913, he was transferred to Glentoran. Later on, he also played for Chester, Southampton and Middleton Borough, as well as having another spell at Heywood United.

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  1. 1 2 Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 76. ISBN   978-1-899468-67-6.
  2. "Anthony "Tony" Donnelly". Retrieved 13 April 2020.