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Tony Green

Personal information
Full name Anthony Green
Date of birth October 13, 1946
Place of birth    Glasgow, Scotland
Playing position Striker (retired)
Youth clubs
19??-1964 St. Mungo's Academy
Senior clubs1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1964-1966
1966-1971
1971-1973
Albion Rovers
Blackpool
Newcastle United
Career
064 (21)
123 (13)
033 0(3)
220 (37)   
National team
1971-1972 Scotland 006 0(0)
1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Anthony "Tony" Green (born 13 October 1946 in Glasgow) is a Scottish former professional footballer.

Green was a Newcastle United player from 1971 to 1973. He was signed from Blackpool for ú150,000, in a part-exchange deal involving Keith Dyson.

Tragically his career ended at the age of 26 when he suffered a cartilage injury, and was never to play professionally again.

With only 35 games and three goals to his Newcastle career, the Geordie supporters were left wondering what he could have achieved.

He made six appearances for Scotland between 1971 and 1972.

After his football career ended Green became a maths teacher in Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire, a role he continues to fulfill.

Resources

  • Joannou, Paul (1996). The Black 'n' White Alphabet: A Complete Who's Who of Newcastle United. Polar Print Group Ltd. ISBN 1-899538-038. 
  • Haway the Lads: The Illustrated Story of Newcastle United, by Paul Joannou, Tommy Canning, Patrick Canning
  • Green's profile at the Scottish FA
  • Independent site profile
  • A-Z of players in 1970-71 season

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