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Tony Dorigo

Chelsea FC, Leeds United AFC

15 caps, 0 goals

P 15 W 7 D 4 L 4 F 24: A 16
*(actual F 19: A 13)
60% successful

1988-93

disciplined: 1
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
1100

Profile

Full name Anthony Robert Dorigo

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)

Born 31 December 1965 in Adelaide, Australia [not registered in UK].
Attended Thorndon Park High School, Campelltown, South Africa
Married to Heather Morris [registered in Lichfield, Staffordshire, February 1988].
Height/Weight 5' 9", 10st. 10lbs [2000].

Source

Barry Hugman's' PFA Yearbook [2000] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Signed professional forms with Aston Villa FC on 19 July 1983 from being a trainee in Australia (he paid is own �600 air fare).  He completed 111 league appearances, scoring once, before being sold to Chelsea FC on 3 July 1987 for �475,000. Another 146 league appearances followed, scoring eleven times. Leeds United AFC paid a tribunal-set �1.3 million for his services on 6 June 1991, where he went on to play 171 league appearances and scoring another five times. He then joined Torino FC, Italy in May 1997 before returning to the Premiership when Derby County FC picked up his free signature on 23 October 1998. 18 league appearances and one goal followed.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1988-89; Full Members Cup winners 1989-90 (scored the only goal); Football League Champions 1991-92; FA Charity Shield winner 1992;
Individual honours PFA Division Two Team of the Year 1988-89; PFA Premier League Team of the Year 1992-93;
Distinctions None

Source

Barry Hugman's' PFA Yearbook [2000]

England Career

Player number xth player to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
First match No. 652, 13 December 1989, England 2 Yugoslavia 1, a friendly match at Wembley Stadium, London, substitute (ht), aged 23 years 347 days.
Last match No. 701, 13 October 1993, Netherlands 2 England 0 a World Cup qualification match at Stadion Feijenoord, Rotterdam, aged 27 years 285 days.
Major tournaments European Championship Finals 1988, 1992; World Cup Finals 1990
Team honours World Cup Finals 1990 fourth place
Individual honours England B (seven appearances), England Under-21 (11 appearances).
Distinctions Could of rightly chosen to play for Australian through his mother, or Italy, through his immigrant father, but applied for a British passport, and became eligible to play for England, as he could have done for any of the Home Nations.

Beyond England

After retiring, Dorigo turned to Property Development, particularly in the Algarve, providing exclusive properties for fellow professional players. - Various Media, including Daily Mail

 

Tony Dorigo - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
at least 53 15 7 10 5 1 1100 0 0 min 0 None 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 Dorigo - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 8 6 1 1 18 6 +12 1 3 2.25 0.75 81.3 +5
Away 6 1 2 3 5 9 -4 2 1 0.833 1.50 33.3 -2
Neutral 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 15 7 4 4 24 16 +8 3 4 1.60 1.067 60.0 +3

 

Tony Dorigo - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 12 7 2 3 21 11 +10 2 4 1.75 0.917 66.7 +4
Blue 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
Red 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2 1 0 0.50 1.50 25.0 -1
All 15 7 4 4 24 16 +8 3 4 1.60 1.067 60.0 +3

 

Tony Dorigo - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

3 1 1 1 7 3 +4 1 1 2.333 1.00 50.0 =0
WCF 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
World Cup 4 1 1 2 8 5 +3 1 1 2.00 1.25 37.5 -1

ECP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
European Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
Minor Tournament 3 1 1 1 4 4 =0 1 0 1.333 1.333 50.0 =0
Friendly 8 5 2 1 12 7 +5 1 3 1.50 1.143 75.0 +4
All 15 7 4 4 24 16 +8 3 4 1.60 1.067 60.0 +3

 

Tony Dorigo - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 1992-94 3 1 1 1 7 3 +4 1 1 2.333 1.00 50.0 =0
All 3 1 1 1 7 3 +4 1 1 2.333 1.00 50.0 =0
World Cup Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1990 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
World Cup Preliminary and Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 1988-90 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
WC 1992-94 3 1 1 1 7 3 +4 1 1 2.333 1.00 50.0 =0
All 4 1 1 2 8 5 +3 1 1 2.00 1.25 37.5 -1
European Championship Preliminary Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 1990-92 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
All 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
European Championship Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 1988 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
ECF 1992 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
All 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
European Championship Preliminary and Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 1986-88 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
EC 1990-92 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
All 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
Minor Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
England Cup 1991 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
US Cup 1993 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2 1 0 0.50 1.50 25.0 -1
All 3 1 1 1 4 4 =0 1 0 1.333 1.333 50.0 =0
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 4 1 1 2 8 5 +3 1 1 2.00 1.25 37.5 -1
EC 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
Minor 3 1 1 1 4 4 =0 1 0 1.333 1.333 50.0 =0
All 7 2 2 3 12 9 +3 2 1 1.714 1.286 42.9 -1

 

Tony Dorigo - Match History
 Club: Chelsea F.C. - 6 full caps

Coach: Bobby Robson - 4 full capsx

Age 22
- 633 21 May 1988 - England 1 Scotland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London TC HW squad/unused sub ?
- 634 24 May 1988 - England 1 Colombia 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HD squad/unused sub ?
- 635 28 May 1988 - Switzerland 0 England 1, Stade Olympique de la Pontaise, Lausanne Fr AW squad/unused sub ?
- 636 12 June 1988 - England 0 Republic of Ireland 1, Neckarstadion, Stuttgart ECF NL squad member 20
- 637 15 June 1988 - England 1 Netherlands 3, Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf NL
- 638 18 June 1988 - England 1 USSR 3, Waldstadion, Frankfurt am Main NL
- 640 19 October 1988 - England 0 Sweden 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HD squad/unused sub ?
Age 23
- 644 26 April 1989 - England 5 Albania 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HW squad/unused sub ?
- b 16 May 1989 - Switzerland B 0  England B 2, Winterthur Fr AW Start 3
- b 19 May 1989 - Iceland B 0  England B 2, Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavik Fr AW Start 3
- b 22 May 1989 - Norway B 0  England B 1, Stavanger Fr AW Start 3
- 647 3 June 1989 - England 3 Poland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HW squad member
- 648 7 June 1989 - Denmark 1 England 1, Idrætsparken, København Fr AD squad/unused sub ?
- b 14 November 1989 - England B 1 Italy B 1, Goldstone Ground, Brighton Fr HD Start 3
1 652 13 December 1989 - England 2 Yugoslavia 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW sub ht ?
1-1 when substituting
Age 24
- 653 28 March 1990 - England 1 Brazil 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW squad/unused sub ?
2 654 25 April 1990 - England 4 Czechoslovakia 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW sub ht 12

2-1 when substituting

3 655 15 May 1990 - England 1 Denmark 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW sub ht 12

0-0 when substituting

- 656 22 May 1990 - England 1 Uruguay 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HL squad/unused sub ?
- 657 2 June 1990 - Tunisia 1 England 1, Stade Olympique El Menzah, Tunis Fr AD squad/unused sub ?
- 658 11 June 1990 - England 1 Republic of Ireland 1, Stadio Comunale Sant'Elia, Casteddu WCF ND unused sub 15
- 659 16 June 1990 - Netherlands 0 England 0, Stadio Comunale Sant'Elia, Casteddu ND
- 660 21 June 1990 - England 1 Egypt 0, Stadio Comunale Sant'Elia, Casteddu NW
- 661 26 June 1990 - England 1 Belgium 0, Stadio Renato Dall' Ara, Bologna NW
- 662 1 July 1990 - Cameroon 2 England 3, Stadio San Paolo, Fuorigrotta, Napoli NW
- 663 4 July 1990 - West Germany 1 England 1, Stadio delle Alpi, Torino ND
4 664 7 July 1990 - Italy 2 England 1, Stadio San Nicola, Bari AL Start
 

Coach: Graham Taylor - 11 full capsx

5 665 12 September 1990 - England 1 Hungary 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW sub ht ?

1-0 when substituting

- 666 17 October 1990 - England 2 Poland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HW squad/unused sub ?
- 667 14 November 1990 - Republic of Ireland 1 England 1, Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin AD squad/unused sub ?
Age 25
- 668 6 February 1991 - England 2 Cameroon 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW squad/unused sub ?
- 669 27 March 1991 - England 1 Republic of Ireland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HD squad/unused sub ?
- b 27 April 1991 - England B 1 Iceland 0, Vicarage Road Stadium, Watford Fr HW Start 3
6 671 21 May 1991 - England 3 USSR 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London TC HW Start 3
- 672 25 May 1991 - England 2 Argentina 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HD squad member
 Club: Leeds United A.F.C. - 9 full caps  
7 677 11 September 1991 - England 0 Germany 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HL Start 3
- 678 16 October 1991 - England 1 Turkey 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HD squad/unused sub ?
- 679 13 November 1991 - Poland 1 England 1, Stadion Lecha, Poznań ECP AD squad/unused sub ?
Age 26
- b 18 February 1992 - England B 3 France B 0, Rangers Stadium, Loftus Road, Shepherds Bush, London Fr HW Start 3
- 680 19 February 1992 - England 2 France 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW squad/unused sub ?
- b 24 March 1992 - Czechoslovakia B 0 England B 1, Stadion Na Streleckem Ostrove, Cesk� Budejovice Fr AW sub 83 ?
8 681 25 March 1992 - Czechoslovakia 2 England 2, Stadion Strahov, Praha Fr AD sub 53 ?
1-1 when substituting
- 682 29 April 1992 - CIS 2 England 2, Central V.I. Lenin Stadium, Moskva Fr AD squad/unused sub ?
9 683 12 May 1992 - Hungary 0 England 1, Népstadion, Budapest Fr AW Start 3
10 684 17 May 1992 - England 1 Brazil 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD Start off 73 3
1-1 when substituted
- 685 3 June 1992 - Finland 1 England 2, Olympiastadion, Helsinki Fr AD squad/unused sub ?
- 686 11 June 1992 - Denmark 0 England 0, Malmö Stadion, Malmöt ECF ND unused sub 14
- 687 14 June 1992 - France 0 England 0, Malmö Stadion, Malmöt ND
- 688 17 June 1992 - Sweden 2 England 1, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna kommun, Stockholms län AL
- 690 14 October 1992 - England 1 Norway 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HD squad member
- 691 18 November 1992 - England 4 Turkey 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HW squad member
Age 27
11 692 17 February 1993 - England 6 San Marino 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HW Start 3
- 694 28 April 1993 - England 2 Netherlands 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HD squad member
12 695 29 May 1993 - Poland 1 England 1, Stadion Śląski, Chorzów WCP AD Start 3
- 696 2 June 1993 - Norway 2 England 0, Ullevål Stadion, Oslo WCP AL squad/unused sub ?
13 697 9 June 1993 - USA 2 England 0, Foxboro Stadium, Foxboro, Massachusetts TC AL Start 3
14 698 13 June 1993 - England 1 Brazil 1, Robert F. Kennedy Stadium, Washington, D.C. ND Start
- 699 19 June 1993 - Germany 2 England 1, Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac, Michigan NL unused sub
- 700 8 September 1993 - England 3 Poland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HD squad member
15 701 13 October 1993 - Netherlands 2 England 0, Stadion Feijenoord, Rotterdam WCP AL Start 3

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