Tony Adams



Full Name : Tony Alexander Adams (MBE)
Nickname : Rodders
Date Of Birth : 10th October 1966
Place Of Birth : Romford, England
Height : 6ft 3″ (1.91m)
Weight : 13st 11lbs (88kg)
Position : Centre Back
Foot : Left
Autobiography (1998) : Addicted
Team Supported As A Child : Arsenal
Total Transfer Fees : £0


Arsenal
Games : 670
Goals : 48
Debut : 5th November 1983 – Arsenal 1-2 Sunderland (Division 1)
Last Game : 4th May 2002 – Arsenal 2-0 Chelsea (2002 FA Cup Final)

June 1980 : Joined Arsenal
July 2002 : Retired

International Career
England : 66 Games & 5 Goals
England B : 4 Games & 1 Goal
England U21 : 5 Games & 1 Goal
England U18 : 1 Game & 0 Goals
England U16 : 7 Games & 3 Goals
Debut : 18th February 1987 – Spain 2-4 England (Friendly)
Last Game : 7th October 2000 – England 0-1 Germany (World Cup Qualifier)


November 2003 : Hired as Wycombe Wanderers Manager
November 2004 : Left as Wycombe Wanderers Manager
July 2005 : Hired as Feyenoord (Holland) Youth Team Coach
December 2005 : Left job as Feyenoord (Holland) Youth Team Coach
January 2006 : Hired as Utrecht (Holland) Coach
February 2006 : Left job as Utrecht (Holland) Coach
February 2006 : Hired as Arsenal Scout (Italy, France & Holland)
July 2006 : Hired as Portsmouth Assistant Manager
October 2008 : Left as Portsmouth Assistant Manager
October 2008 : Hired as Portsmouth Joint Caretaker Manager with Joe Jordan
February 2009 : Left as Portsmouth Manager
May 2010 : Hired as Gabala FC (Azerbaijan) Manager
November 2011 : Left as Gabala FC (Azerbaijan) Manager
April 2012 : Hired as Gabala FC (Azerbaijan) Advisor
December 2015 : Left as Gabala FC (Azerbaijan) Advisor
December 2015 : Hired as Gabala FC (Azerbaijan) Director Of Football


Various football related TV media jobs including Match Of The Day, Sky Sports, ITV Sport, BT Sports & various newspaper articles
September 2000 : Opened the ‘Sporting Chance Clinic’
Tony was on ‘Desert Island Discs’ on the 2nd July 2010, here is the link
Tony had an hour long chat with Paul Merson (shown on 1st January 2016 on Sky Sports) covering his entire career & his life called ‘Merse Meets Adams’ here is the podcast link


1983/84
Arsenal : 3 Games & 0 Goals
Division 1 – 3 Games & 0 Goals
Arsenal Reserves/Youths : 46 Games & 4 Goals
Combination Football – 28 Games & 3 Goals
South East Counties – 4 Games & 0 Goals
South East Counties League Cup – 2 Games & 0 Goals
FA Youth Cup – 7 Games & 0 Goals
Southern Junior Floodlit Cup – 5 Games & 1 Goal

1984/85
Arsenal : 18 Games & 0 Goals
Division 1 – 16 Games & 0 Goals
FA Cup – 1 Game & 0 Goals
League Cup – 1 Game & 0 Goals

1985/86
Arsenal : 10 Games & 0 Goals
Division 1 – 10 Games & 0 Goals

1986/87
Arsenal : 55 Games & 6 Goals
Division 1 – 42 Games & 6 Goals
FA Cup – 4 Games & 0 Goals
League Cup – 9 Games & 0 Goals

1987/88
Arsenal : 51 Games & 2 Goals
Division 1 – 39 Games & 2 Goals
FA Cup – 4 Games & 0 Goals
League Cup – 8 Games & 0 Goals

1988/89
Arsenal : 43 Games & 4 Goals
Division 1 – 36 Games & 4 Goals
FA Cup – 2 Games & 0 Goals
League Cup – 5 Games & 0 Goals

1989/90
Arsenal : 46 Games & 5 Goals
Division 1 – 38 Games & 5 Goals
FA Cup – 3 Games & 0 Goals
League Cup – 4 Games & 0 Goals
Charity Shield – 1 Game & 0 Goals

1990/91
Arsenal : 37 Games & 4 Goals
Division 1 – 30 Games & 1 Goal
FA Cup – 3 Games & 1 Goal
League Cup – 4 Games & 2 Goals

1991/92
Arsenal : 44 Games & 2 Goals
Division 1 – 35 Games & 2 Goals
FA Cup – 1 Game & 0 Goals
League Cup – 3 Games & 0 Goals
Charity Shield – 1 Game & 0 Goals
European Cup – 4 Games & 0 Goals

1992/93
Arsenal : 52 Games & 2 Goals
Premier League – 35 Games & 0 Goals
FA Cup – 8 Games & 2 Goals
League Cup – 9 Games & 0 Goals

1993/94
Arsenal : 49 Games & 4 Goals
Premier League – 35 Games & 0 Goals
FA Cup – 3 Games & 2 Goals
League Cup – 2 Games & 0 Goals
Charity Shield – 1 Game & 0 Goals
Cup Winners Cup – 8 Games & 2 Goals

1994/95
Arsenal : 42 Games & 4 Goals
Premier League – 27 Games & 3 Goals
FA Cup – 1 Game & 0 Goals
League Cup – 4 Games & 1 Goal
Cup Winners Cup – 8 Games & 0 Goals
European Super Cup – 2 Games & 0 Goals

1995/96
Arsenal : 28 Games & 3 Goals
Premier League – 21 Games & 1 Goal
FA Cup – 2 Games & 0 Goals
League Cup – 5 Games & 2 Goals

1996/97
Arsenal : 35 Games & 3 Goals
Premier League – 28 Games & 3 Goals
FA Cup – 3 Games & 0 Goals
League Cup – 3 Games & 0 Goals
UEFA Cup – 1 Game & 0 Goals

1997/98
Arsenal : 36 Games & 3 Goals
Premier League – 26 Games & 3 Goals
FA Cup – 6 Games & 0 Goals
League Cup – 2 Games & 0 Goals
UEFA Cup – 2 Games & 0 Goals

1998/99
Arsenal : 37 Games & 2 Goals
Premier League – 26 Games & 1 Goal
FA Cup – 5 Games & 0 Goals
Charity Shield – 1 Game & 0 Goals
Champions League – 5 Games & 1 Goal

1999/00
Arsenal : 33 Games & 1 Goal
Premier League – 21 Games & 0 Goals
FA Cup – 1 Game & 1 Goal
Champions League – 5 Games & 0 Goals
UEFA Cup – 6 Games & 0 Goals

2000/01
Arsenal : 38 Games & 2 Goals
Premier League – 26 Games & 1 Goal
FA Cup – 4 Games & 1 Goal
Champions League – 8 Games & 0 Goals

2001/02
Arsenal : 13 Games & 1 Goal
Premier League – 10 Games & 0 Goals
FA Cup – 3 Games & 1 Goal


Arsenal
1986/87 : League Cup
1988/89 : First Division
1990/91 : First Division
1991/92 : Charity Shield
1992/93 : FA Cup
1992/93 : League Cup
1993/94 : Cup Winners Cup
1997/98 : Premier League
1997/98 : FA Cup
1998/99 : Charity Shield
1999/00 : Charity Shield
2001/02 : Premier League
2001/02 : FA Cup


1986/87 : PFA Young Player Of The Year
1993/94 : PFA Team Of The Year
1995/96 : PFA Team Of The Year
1996/97 : PFA Team Of The Year
1999 : MBE (Member In The Most Excellent Order Of The British Empire)
2002 : Premier League 10 Seasons Awards – Overall Team Of The Decade (1992-2002)
2012 : Premier League 20 Seasons Awards – Overall Team Of The Decade (2002-2012)


1st Testimonial : Arsenal 1-3 Crystal Palace
13th August 1994
Attendance : 12,348 (Highbury)
Half Time : 1-0

Line Up : David Seaman, Lee Dixon, David Hillier, John Jensen, Steve Bould, Tony Adams (c), Kevin Campbell, Ian Wright, Paul Dickov, Steffan Schwarz, Paul Merson – Stephen Morrow, Andy Linighan, Ian Selley, Jimmy Carter

Goals : John Salako, John Salako, 75′ Ian Wright

2nd Testimonial : Arsenal XI 1-1 Glasgow Celtic (Scotland)
13th May 2002
Attendance : 38,021 (Highbury)
Half Time : 0-1

Line Up : John Lukic, Lee Dixon, Nigel Winterburn, Patrick Vieira, Steve Bould, Tony Adams, Ray Parlour, Jeremie Aliadiere, Francis Jeffers, Dennis Bergkamp, Edu

Subs
46′ Richard Wright (John Lukic)
46′ Kanu (Jeremie Aliadiere)
46′ Oleg Luzhny (Edu)
56′ Juan (Dennis Bergkamp)
62′ Igor Stepanovs (Steve Bould)
71′ Ian Wright (Francis Jeffers)
84′ Liam Chilvers (Nigel Winterburn)
90′ Jeremie Aliadiere (Tony Adams)*

*Jeremie Aliadiere did come off at half time then back on for Tony Adams in the last minuet.

Goals : 32′ Alan Thompson, 67′ Lee Dixon

Celtic team : Gould (Herbert 79), Boyd, Weighorst, Balde (Kennedy 36), Smith (McGovern 79), McNamara, Healy (Fotheringham 71), Thompson (McCann 79), Guppy (Wallace 71), Sylla, Maloney (McParland 79).


Arsenal























England




Wycombe Wanderers Manager

Portsmouth Manager

Gabala FC (Azerbaijan) Manager


Tony with his MBE


Tonys Book



Tonys statue


Tony Adams picked his best XI on Sky Sports in December 2015 article


Wikipedia
11v11
Transfermarkt
Soccerbase
Football Database
National Football Teams Profile
England Profile
Line ups
Testimonial line ups
Arsenal v Celtic pictures
Celtic Shirts

Management Career

I do not know who took these photos so if you want them back just let me know, also if any of these pictures are wrong blame google.

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