Tony Brien (born 10 February 1969 in Dublin, Ireland) was a footballer who played in the Football League for Leicester City, Chesterfield, Rotherham United, West Bromwich Albion, Mansfield Town, Chester City and Hull City.
|Full name||Tony Brien|
|Date of birth||10 February 1969|
|Place of birth||Dublin, Ireland|
|1995–1996||West Bromwich Albion||2||(0)|
|1995–1996||→ Mansfield Town (loan)||4||(0)|
|1995–1996||→ Chester City (loan)||8||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
In January 2017, amid the United Kingdom football sexual abuse scandal, Brien alleged abuse by former Leicester City scout Ted Langford in the 1980s; more detail emerged in September 2017, implicating former Aston Villa manager Graham Taylor in an alleged cover-up of the abuse.
- Reed, Jim; Ray, Louis Lee (30 January 2017). "Aston Villa did not report abusive scout to police". BBC News. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
- "Football child sex abuse: Tony Brien describes ordeal". BBC News. 30 January 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
- Taylor, Daniel (13 September 2017). "Graham Taylor involved in sexual abuse cover-up at Aston Villa, inquiry told". Guardian. Retrieved 13 September 2017.