Tony English

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Tony English
Personal information
Full nameAnthony Karl English [1]
Date of birth (1966-10-19) 19 October 1966 (age 54) [1]
Place of birth Luton, [1] England
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) [2]
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
Coventry City
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1984–1996 Colchester United 351 (42)
Sudbury Town
Heybridge Swifts
Witham Town
Harwich & Parkeston
Halstead Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Anthony Karl English (born 19 October 1966) is an English former professional footballer who played as a defender for Colchester United in the Football League.

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Career

Born in Luton, as a junior he played for Coventry City before joining the Colchester United youth setup and then progressing to a professional contract with the club. English played 351 league games and 45 cup games in defence for Colchester United between 1984 and 1996, captaining the side to a Conference and FA Trophy double. [2] [3] At the end of the 2006–07 season, he was inducted into the Colchester United Hall of Fame as one of the first five inductees, with a special ceremony held on the Layer Road pitch at the last game of the season against Crystal Palace. [4]

Honours

Colchester United [5] [6]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Tony English". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 5 April 2020.
  2. 1 2 "Tony English". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 April 2020.
  3. "Time to get voting". Colchester United F.C. 2 April 2007. Archived from the original on 7 August 2011. Retrieved 7 March 2008.
  4. "Hall of Famers inducted". Colchester United F.C. 7 May 2007. Archived from the original on 8 January 2008. Retrieved 7 March 2008.
  5. "Conference Honours". Coludaybyday.co.uk.
  6. "FA Trophy Honours". Coludaybyday.co.uk.