Tony Rees

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Tony Rees
Personal information
Full nameAnthony Andrew Rees [1]
Date of birth (1964-08-01) 1 August 1964 (age 56) [1]
Place of birth Merthyr Tydfil, [1] Wales
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) [2]
Playing position(s) Forward
Youth career
1980–1982 Aston Villa
Senior career*
1982–1983 Aston Villa 0 (0)
1983–1988 Birmingham City 95 (12)
1985Peterborough United (loan) 5 (2)
1986Shrewsbury Town (loan) 2 (0)
1988–1989 Barnsley 31 (3)
1989–1994 Grimsby Town 141 (33)
1994–1996 West Bromwich Albion 23 (2)
Merthyr Tydfil
National team
1983 Wales U21 1 (0)
1984 Wales 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Anthony Andrew Rees (born 1 August 1964) is a Welsh former professional footballer who played as a forward. As a youth he was part of the Aston Villa team which won the 1980 FA Youth Cup. He left Aston Villa without appearing for the first team, but went on to play nearly 300 games in the Football League, for Birmingham City, Peterborough United, Shrewsbury Town, Barnsley, Grimsby Town and West Bromwich Albion, appeared in all four divisions, and won one full cap for Wales. [1] [3]


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