Tony Adams

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Tony Adams
MBE
Adams, Tony.jpg
Adams in 2010
Personal information
Full name Tony Alexander Adams[1]
Date of birth (1966-10-10) 10 October 1966 (age 54)[1]
Place of birth Romford, England
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)[1]
Playing position Centre back
Youth career
1980–1983 Arsenal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–2002 Arsenal 504 (32)
National team
1985–1986 England U21 5 (1)
1989–1990 England B[2] 4 (1)
1987–2000 England 66 (5)
Teams managed
2003–2004 Wycombe Wanderers
2008–2009 Portsmouth
2010–2011 Gabala
2017 Granada
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tony Adams MBE (born 10 October 1966) is an English former footballer. He has played for Arsenal and the English national team.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Arsenal 1983–84[3] First Division 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
1984–85[3] First Division 16 0 1 0 1 0 18 0
1985–86[3] First Division 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
1986–87[3] First Division 42 6 4 0 9 0 55 6
1987–88[3] First Division 39 2 4 0 8 0 51 2
1988–89[3] First Division 36 4 2 0 5 0 3[a] 1 46 5
1989–90[3] First Division 38 5 3 0 4 0 1[b] 0 46 5
1990–91[3] First Division 30 1 3 1 4 2 37 4
1991–92[3] First Division 35 2 1 0 3 0 4[c] 0 1[b] 0 44 2
1992–93[3] Premier League 35 0 8 2 9 0 52 2
1993–94[3] Premier League 35 0 3 2 2 0 8[d] 2 1[b] 0 49 4
1994–95[3] Premier League 27 3 1 0 4 1 10[e] 0 42 4
1995–96[3] Premier League 21 1 2 0 5 2 28 3
1996–97[4] Premier League 28 3 3 0 3 0 1[f] 0 35 3
1997–98[5] Premier League 26 3 6 0 2 0 2[f] 0 36 3
1998–99[6] Premier League 26 1 5 0 0 0 4[g] 1 1[b] 0 36 2
1999–2000[7] Premier League 21 0 1 1 0 0 11[h] 0 0 0 33 1
2000–01[8] Premier League 26 1 4 1 0 0 8[g] 0 38 2
2001–02[9] Premier League 10 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 13 1
Career total 504 32 54 8 59 5 48 3 7 1 672 49
  1. Appearances in Football League Centenary Trophy
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Appearance in FA Charity Shield
  3. Appearances in European Cup
  4. Appearances in European Cup Winners' Cup
  5. 8 appearances in European Cup Winners' Cup, 2 appearances in Super Cup
  6. 6.0 6.1 Appearances in UEFA Cup
  7. 7.0 7.1 Appearances in Champions League
  8. 6 appearances in UEFA Cup, 5 appearances in Champions League


International career statistics[change | change source]

[10] [11]

England national team
YearAppsGoals
1987 6 1
1988 11 3
1989 0 0
1990 1 0
1991 1 0
1992 2 0
1993 7 0
1994 5 0
1995 6 0
1996 7 0
1997 2 0
1998 8 0
1999 6 0
2000 4 1
Total 66 5

International goals[change | change source]

Scores and results list England's goal tally first.[12]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 11 November 1987 Stadion Crvene Zvedze, Belgrade, Yugoslavia  Yugoslavia 4–0 4–1 UEFA Euro 1988 qualifying
2. 23 March 1988 Wembley Stadium, London, England  Netherlands 2–2 2–2 Friendly
3. 18 June 1988 Waldstadion, Frankfurt Germany  Soviet Union 1–1 1–3 UEFA Euro 1988
4. 16 November 1988 King Fahd Stadium, Riyahd, Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia 1–1 1–1 Friendly
5. 31 May 2000 Wembley Stadium, London, England  Ukraine 2–0 2–0 Friendly

Managerial statistics[change | change source]

As of 3 June 2017
Managerial record by team and tenure
Team From To Record Ref
P W D L Win %
Wycombe Wanderers 5 November 2003 9 November 2004 53 12 21 20 22.6 [13]
Portsmouth 28 October 2008 9 February 2009 22 4 7 11 18.2 [13]
Granada 10 April 2017 3 June 2017 7 0 0 7 &00.0 [13]
Total 82 16 28 38 19.5

Honours[change | change source]

Arsenal

Individual

Orders

References[change | change source]

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  2. "England's Matches the B team". England Football Online. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 "Tony Adams". 11v11.com. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  4. "Games played by Tony Adams in 1996/1997". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  5. "Games played by Tony Adams in 1997/1998". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  6. "Games played by Tony Adams in 1998/1999". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  7. "Games played by Tony Adams in 1999/2000". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  8. "Games played by Tony Adams in 2000/2001". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  9. "Games played by Tony Adams in 2001/2002". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  10. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Tony Adams". www.national-football-teams.com.
  11. "Tony Alexander Adams - International Appearances". www.rsssf.com.
  12. "Tony Alexander Adams". England Stats. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 "Managers: Tony Adams". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 Mannion, Damian (5 October 2011). "Arsenal's greatest ever captains: Tony Adams, Patrick Vieira, Frank McLintock, Wojciech Szczesny?". TalkSport. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  15. "Tony Adams: Overview". Premier League. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  16. "Mercantile Credit Centenary Trophy 1988". Football Database. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
  17. "1991/92 F.A. Charity Shield". Footballsite. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  18. Moore, Glenn (10 August 1998). "Football: Arsenal show United little charity". The Independent. London. Retrieved 18 July 2014.
  19. "Too much too young?". BBC Sport. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 "England Players – Tony Adams 1988". England Football Online. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
  21. "Team of the Century: 1997–2007 – the Premiership's finest of the last decade". GiveMeFootball.com. Give Me Football. 5 September 2007. Archived from the original on 21 October 2008. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
  22. "Your overall Team of the Century: the world's greatest-ever XI revealed!". GiveMeFootball.com. Give Me Football. 6 September 2007. Archived from the original on 21 October 2008. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
  23. 23.0 23.1 "Owen miss nets award". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
  24. 24.0 24.1 "Fergie & Giggs honoured". Sky Sports. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
  25. Brodkin, Jon (12 June 1999). "Adams seals recovery with a gong". The Guardian. Retrieved 7 July 2017.