Anth Smith

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Anth Smith
Personal information
Date of birth (1971-09-21) 21 September 1971 (age 47)
Place of birth Sunderland, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1995 Sunderland 20 (0)
1992 Hartlepool United (loan) 5 (0)
1995 Northampton Town 2 (0)
Total 27 (0)
National team
England U20
Teams managed
2011–2012 Chester-le-Street Town
2012–2013 Gateshead
2014 – West Auckland Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Anthony Smith (born 21 September 1971) is an English retired footballer who played as a defender.

Career

Smith began his career with Sunderland, making 25 appearances in all competitions without scoring in five seasons at the club.[1] He made 7 appearances for Hartlepool United on loan in 1992.[1] Smith went on to play 4 games for Northampton Town[1] before retiring due to injury at the age of 24.

Smith was named manager of Northern League side Chester-le-Street Town in September 2011,[2] but left the club in June 2012 to join Gateshead.[3]

On 10 December 2012, Smith was named caretaker manager at Gateshead after Ian Bogie & Terry Mitchell were relieved of their duties.[4] Three days later, Smith was named permanent manager and given a contract until the end of the 2012–13 season.[5] After a 17th-place finish, Smith was given a one-year contract for the 2013–14 season.[6] Smith resigned from his post on 18 August 2013 after defeats in the opening three games of the 2013–14 season.[7]

Personal life

His brother is former Sunderland full back Dan Smith.[8]

Career statistics

Club performance League Cup League Cup Other Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
England League FA Cup League Cup FL Trophy Total
1990–91[9] Sunderland First Division 9 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 11 0
1991–92[10] Second Division 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
1991–92[11] Hartlepool United (loan) Third Division 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 7 0
1992–93[12] Sunderland First Division 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 9 0
1993–94[13] 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
1994–95[14] 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1995–96[1] Northampton Town Third Division 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0
Career total 27 0 0 0 7 0 2 0 36 0

Managerial statistics

Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Chester-le-Street Town September 2011 June 2012 40 16 7 17 040.00
Gateshead 10 December 2012 18 August 2013 29 8 7 14 027.59
Total 69 24 14 31 034.78
As of 18 August 2013.[2][15][16]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Tony Smith". Soccerbase. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Simpson, Ray (16 September 2011). "Chester boss Smith in charge of first home game". The Northern Echo. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Simpson, Ray (7 June 2012). "Smith leaves Chester, so Wake takes over". The Northern Echo. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Bogie era over at Gateshead". Gateshead F.C. 10 December 2012. Archived from the original on 13 December 2012. Retrieved 10 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Gateshead appoint from within". Gateshead F.C. 13 December 2012. Archived from the original on 28 March 2014. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Smith Contract Extended". Gateshead F.C. 24 April 2013. Archived from the original on 3 July 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  7. ^ "Smith Resignation Accepted". Gateshead F.C. 18 August 2013. Archived from the original on 18 August 2013. Retrieved 18 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "Gateshead: James Marwood and Dan Smith return to club". BBC. 22 July 2013. Retrieved 11 June 2015. 
  9. ^ "1990–91 : Barclays League Division 1". TheStatCat. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  10. ^ "1991–92 : Barclays League Division 2". TheStatCat. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  11. ^ "Anthony Smith". POOLstats. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  12. ^ "1992–93 : Barclays League Division 1". TheStatCat. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  13. ^ "1993–94 : Endsleigh League Division 1". TheStatCat. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  14. ^ "1994–95 : Endsleigh League Division 1". TheStatCat. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  15. ^ "Results and Fixtures 2011–12". Chester-le-Street Town FC. Retrieved 19 December 2012. [permanent dead link]
  16. ^ "Anth Smith Managerial Stats". Soccerbase. Retrieved 10 August 2013. 

External links

  • Tony Smith at Soccerbase
  • Anth Smith management career statistics at Soccerbase


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