Tony Elliott (footballer)

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Tony Elliott
Personal information
Full nameAnthony Robert Elliott
Date of birth (1969-11-30) 30 November 1969 (age 51)
Place of birth Nuneaton, England
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
England national futsal team (goalkeeping coach)
Youth career
Birmingham City
Senior career*
1986–1988 Birmingham City 0 (0)
1988–1992 Hereford United 75 (0)
1992–1993 Huddersfield Town 15 (0)
1993–1996 Carlisle United 22 (0)
1996–1997 Cardiff City 39 (0)
1997–1999 Scarborough 35 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Anthony Robert Elliott (born 30 November 1969) is an English former professional footballer who made 186 appearances in the Football League, playing as a goalkeeper for Hereford United, Huddersfield Town, Carlisle United, Cardiff City and Scarborough. [1] In 2010, he joined Darlington as goalkeeping coach, and has since followed Tommy Cassidy, to whom he was assistant at Workington and Blue Star, to Whitby Town.

Since retiring as a player, Elliott has opened a goalkeeping school in the Cumbria area, [2] and has worked with (among others) Carlisle United, Carlisle City, [3] the Liverpool F.C. Academy [3] and the England national futsal team goalkeepers. [4] He has also been assistant manager of Workington of the Conference North [5] and Newcastle Blue Star of the Northern Premier League Division One North. [4]

In August 2010 he joined Darlington of the Conference National as goalkeeping coach. [6]

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  2. "Tony Elliott Goalkeeping Home". Tony Elliott. Archived from the original on 4 June 2009. Retrieved 30 September 2009.
  3. 1 2 "Goalkeeper coaching". Carlisle City F.C. Retrieved 30 September 2009.
  4. 1 2 "Tony's Coaching Career Details". Tony Elliott. Retrieved 30 September 2009.
  5. Walsh, John (28 October 2005). "Elliott Nets No2 Role At Reds". North West Evening Mail. Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2009.
  6. "Tony Elliott appointed as Darlington goalkeeping coach". BBC Sport. 26 August 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010.