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Tony Powell (footballer)

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Tony Powell (footballer)

Tony Powell
Personal information
Date of birth (1947-06-11) 11 June 1947 (age 67)
Place of birthBristol, England
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing positionDefender
Youth career
Lawrence Weston Boys
National Smelting FC
Bath City
Senior career*
1974-1981Norwich City275(5)
1981-1982San Jose Earthquakes48(1)
1981-1982San Jose Earthquakes (indoor)
1982-1983Golden Bay Earthquakes (indoor)43(5)
1983Seattle Sounders19(1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Tony Powell is a former English football defender who played professionally in England and the United States.

Powell began his career with the A.F.C. Bournemouth defence. In December 1974, Bournemouth sent him to Norwich City F.C. in exchange for Trevor Howard. He was voted Norwich City player of the year in 1979. In 1981, he moved to the United States to play for San Jose Earthquakes of the North American Soccer League. He spent two outdoor and two indoor seasons with the Earthquakes. During the second indoor season, the Earthquakes, under the name Golden Bay Earthquakes, competed in the Major Indoor Soccer League. In 1983, he moved to the Seattle Sounders.

External links

  • Career information at
  • Canary Citizens by Mike Davage, John Eastwood, Kevin Platt, published by Jarrold Publishing, (2001), ISBN 0-7117-2020-7
  • NASL/MISL stats

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