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Tony Towers

Sunderland AFC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 3 D 0 L 0 F 8: A 2
*(actual F 7: A 2)
100% successful

1976

disciplined: none
captain:
none
minutes played:
207

Profile

Full name Mark Anthony Towers (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 13 April 1952 in Manchester, Lancashire [registered in Manchester, June 1952].
Married to Carol A. Knights [registered in Manchester, June 1971].
Height/Weight 5' 9", 11st. 0lbs [1976].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours PFA Division Two Team of the Year 1975-76;
Distinctions x

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 918th players (918) to appear for England.
Position(s) Midfielder
First match No. 498, 8 May 1976, Wales 0 England 1, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 24 years 25 days.
Last match No. 502, 28 May 1976, England 3 Italy 2, a USA Bicentennial Cup match at The Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York City, USA, aged 24 years 45 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1975-76;
Team honours None
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Tony Towers - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
- 3 2 2 1 0 207 0 0 min 0 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.

 

Tony Towers - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Away 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Neutral 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All - White 3 3 0 0 8 2 +6 0 2 2.667 0.667 100.0 +3

 

Tony Towers - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 2 2 0 0 5 0 +5 0 2 2.50 0.00 100.0 +2
Minor Tournament 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 3 3 0 0 8 2 +6 0 2 2.667 0.667 100.0 +3

 

Tony Towers - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Chmapionship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1975-76 2 2 0 0 5 0 +5 0 2 2.50 0.00 100.0 +2
BC All 2 2 0 0 5 0 +5 0 2 2.50 0.00 100.0 +2
Minor Tournament and Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Bicentennial 1976 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
TC All 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 2 0 0 5 0 +5 0 2 2.50 0.00 100.0 +2
TC 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 3 3 0 0 8 2 +6 0 2 2.667 0.667 100.0 +3

 

Tony Towers - Match History
 Club: Manchester City F.C. - 0 full appearances

manager: Alf Ramsey - 0 full capsx

Age 20
1 u23 7 June 1972 - USSR 0 England 0, Kiev Central Stadium, Kyiv Fr AD sub 65 ?
 Club: Sunderland A.F.C. - 3 full appearances

manager: Don Revie - 3 full capsx

Age 24
1 498 8 May 1976 - Wales 0 England 1, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AW Start 4
2 499 11 May 1976 - England 4 Northern Ireland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HW sub 63 ?
- 500 15 May 1976 - Scotland 2 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow AL squad member
- 501 23 May 1976 - Brazil 1 England 0, LA Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles T/C NL squad member
3 502 28 May 1976 - England 3 Italy 2, Yankee Stadium, New York City NW Start 6

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