Tony Field (footballer, born 1946)

Tony Field (born 6 July 1946) is an English former professional footballer who played as a striker. Active in both England and the United States between 1963 and 1981, Field made nearly 500 career League appearances, scoring over 150 goals.

Tony Field
Personal information
Date of birth (1946-07-06) 6 July 1946 (age 74)
Place of birth Halifax, England
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
Halifax Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1966 Halifax Town 21 (3)
1966–1967 Barrow 38 (16)
1967–1971 Southport 133 (41)
1971–1974 Blackburn Rovers 106 (45)
1974–1976 Sheffield United 66 (13)
1976–1977 New York Cosmos 44 (13)
1978–1980 Memphis Rogues 75 (18)
1979–1980Memphis Rogues (indoor) 0 (0)
1980–1981 New England Tea Men (indoor) 14 (3)
Total 497 (152)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Born in Halifax, Field played youth football with hometown club Halifax Town, before turning professional in 1963. Field also played in the Football League with Barrow, Southport, Blackburn Rovers and Sheffield United.[1]

Field later played in the North American Soccer League for the New York Cosmos (being on the 1977 NASL Soccer Bowl Champions team), the Memphis Rogues, and the New England Tea Men.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Player profile". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 22 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Player profile". NASL Jerseys. Retrieved 22 October 2010.