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Tony Towers

Sunderland AFC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 3 D 0 L 0 F 8: A 2
*(actual F 7: A 2)
100% successful

1976

disciplined: none
Captain:
none
minutes played:
207

Profile

Full name Mark Anthony Towers (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 13 April 1952 in Manchester, Lancashire [registered in Manchester, June 1952].
Married to Carol A. Knights [registered in Manchester, June 1971].
Height/Weight 5' 9", 11st. 0lbs [1976].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours PFA Division Two Team of the Year 1975-76;
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 918th players (918) to appear for England.
Position(s) Midfielder
First match No. 498, 8 May 1976, Wales 0 England 1, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 24 years 25 days.
Last match No. 502, 28 May 1976, England 3 Italy 2, a USA Bicentennial Cup match at The Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York City, USA, aged 24 years 45 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1975-76;
Team honours None
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Tony Towers - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 3 2 2 1 0 207 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 Towers - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Away 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Neutral 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All - White 3 3 0 0 8 2 +6 0 2 2.667 0.667 100.0 +3

 

Tony Towers - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 2 2 0 0 5 0 +5 0 2 2.50 0.00 100.0 +2
Minor Tournament 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 3 3 0 0 8 2 +6 0 2 2.667 0.667 100.0 +3

 

Tony Towers - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Chmapionship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1975-76 2 2 0 0 5 0 +5 0 2 2.50 0.00 100.0 +2
BC All 2 2 0 0 5 0 +5 0 2 2.50 0.00 100.0 +2
Minor Tournament and Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Bicentennial 1976 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
TC All 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 2 0 0 5 0 +5 0 2 2.50 0.00 100.0 +2
TC 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 3 3 0 0 8 2 +6 0 2 2.667 0.667 100.0 +3

 

Tony Towers - Match History
 Club: Manchester City F.C. - 0 full caps

Coach: Alf Ramsey - 0 full capsx

Age 20
1 u23 7 June 1972 - USSR 0 England 0, Kiev Central Stadium, Kyiv Fr AD sub 65 ?
 Club: Sunderland A.F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: Don Revie - 3 full capsx

Age 24
1 498 8 May 1976 - Wales 0 England 1, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AW Start 4
2 499 11 May 1976 - England 4 Northern Ireland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HW sub 63 ?
- 500 15 May 1976 - Scotland 2 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow AL squad member
- 501 23 May 1976 - Brazil 1 England 0, LA Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles T/C NL squad member
3 502 28 May 1976 - England 3 Italy 2, Yankee Stadium, New York City NW Start 6

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