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Tony Allen

Stoke City FC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 1 D 1 L 1 F 5: A 5
50% successful
1959

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Tony Allen

Profile

Full name Anthony Allen
Born 27 November 1939 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire [registered in Stoke on Trent, March 1940].
Attended Broom Street School and Wellington School, Hanley
Height/Weight 5' 9", 11st 12lbs [1960]

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began with Stoke Boys' Brigade before joining Stoke City FC firstly as an amateur, then turned professional on 27 November 1956. Despite both Everton FC and Chelsea FC offering £30,000 to buy Allen in December 1959, he went on to make 417 league appearances, during which time time he scored twice, Allen moved to Bury FC in October 1970 for £10,000 until November 1971. He made 29 league appearances. Moved to South Africa with Hellenic FC of Cape Town, from February 1972.  Returned to England in October 1973, turning out for Stafford Rangers FC.
Club honours Football League Second Division winners 1962-63;  Football League Cup runners-up 1963-64.
Individual honours Football League (two appearances)
Distinctions None.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 781st players (781) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
First match No. 335, 17 October 1959, Wales 1 England 1, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 19 years 324 days.
Last match No. 337, 18 October 1959, England 2 Northern Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 19 years 356 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1959-60;
Team honours British Championship shared 1959-60;
Individual honours England U23 (seven appearances), England Youth;
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Works as a licensee in Stoke, where he has been since retiring from football. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.11./Pringle & Fissler [1996]

 

Tony Allen - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 3 2 3 0 0 270 0 0 min 0 0 None
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Tony Allen - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 1 0 1 4 4 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
Away 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 3 1 1 1 5 5 =0 0 0 1.667 1.667 50.0 =0

 

Tony Allen - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 0 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1
Friendly 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0 0 2.00 3.00 0.00 -1
All 3 1 1 1 5 5 =0 0 0 1.667 1.667 50.0 =0

 

Tony Allen - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1959-60 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 0 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1
BC All 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 0 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 0 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 0 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1

 

Tony Allen - Match History
 Club:  Stoke City F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 3 full capsx

Age 18
1 u23 24 September 1958 - England U23 4 Poland U23 1, Hillsborough, Sheffield Fr HW Start 3
2 u23 15 October 1958 - England U23 3 Czechoslovakia U23 0, Carrow Road, Norwich Fr HW Start 3
Age 19
3 u23 18 March 1959 - France U23 1 England U23 1, Lyon Fr AD Start 3
4 u23 7 May 1959 - Italy U23 0 England U23 3, Milan Tour AW Start 3
5 u23 10 May 1959 - West Germany U23 2 England U23 2, Ruhr Stadium, Bochum AD Start 3
6 u23 23 September 1959 - England U23 0 Hungary U23 1, Goodison Park, Liverpool Fr HL Start 3
1 335 17 October 1959 - Wales 1 England 1, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AD Start 3
2 336 28 October 1959 - England 2 Sweden 3, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HL Start 3
3 337 18 November 1959 - England 2 Northern Ireland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 3
7 u23 2 March 1960 - Scotland U23 4 England U23 4, Ibrox Park, Glasgow Fr AD Start 3

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