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

Tony Powell
Personal information
Date of birth (1947-06-11) 11 June 1947 (age 71)
Place of birth Bristol, England
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Lawrence Weston Boys
National Smelting FC
Bath City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1974 Bournemouth 247 (12)
1974–1981 Norwich City 275 (5)
1981–1982 San Jose Earthquakes 48 (1)
1981–1982 San Jose Earthquakes (indoor)
1982–1983 Golden Bay Earthquakes (indoor) 43 (5)
1983 Seattle Sounders 19 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Powell began his career with the A.F.C. Bournemouth defence. In December 1974, Bournemouth sent him to Norwich City 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 linksEdit

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