The Full Wiki

More info on Tony Knapp

Tony Knapp: Wikis

Advertisements
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Tony Knapp
Tony Knapp at Viking Stadion 10 July 2008.
Personal information
Full name Anthony Knapp
Date of birth 13 October 1936 (1936-10-13) (age 73)
Place of birth    Newstead, England
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Nottingham Forest
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1955–1961
1961–1967
1967–1968
1968
1969–1971
1971–1972
Leicester City
Southampton FC
Coventry City
Los Angeles Wolves
Tranmere Rovers
Poole Town F.C.
086 (0)
260 (2)
011 (0)

036 (1)
   
Teams managed
1971–1972
1974–1977
1978–1981
1982–1983
1984–1985
1986–1987
Poole Town F.C.
Iceland
Viking FK
Fredrikstad FK
Iceland
SK Brann
SK Vidar
Djerv 1919
Sandnes Ulf
Staal Jørpeland
Stavanger IF
Hundvåg FK
Lillesand IL

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Anthony Knapp (born 13 October 1936 in Newstead, Nottinghamshire) is a British footballer, a notable defender in the English football league in the 1960s.[1]

He was training with Nottingham Forest before becoming professional, as a player for Leicester City (1955-61, 86 matches), Southampton FC (1961-67, 260 matches, 2 goal), Coventry City (1967-68, 11 matches), Los Angeles Wolves (1968) and Tranmere Rovers (1969-71, 36 matches, 1 goal).

His career as a manager started in Poole Town F.C. (1971-72, also player) and as an assistant coach to Norwich City. He then had success with the amateurs Iceland national football team (1974-77, A, U18, U21) as in their beating the East Germany national football team 2-1 (1975). In Norway he had success with Viking FK (1978-81, winning the double 1979), Fredrikstad FK (1982-83), again Iceland (1984-85), and SK Brann (1986-87, cupfinalist). Since then Knapp has coached lower division clubs around Stavanger, such as SK Vidar, Djerv 1919, Sandnes Ulf, Staal (from Jørpeland, 2003), Stavanger IF, Hundvåg FK (2004-05) and Lillesand IL (2007-).

Awards

  • Gold achievement from Iceland

References

  1. ^ Peter Keeling, Blast from the past (1.3.08)
Advertisements

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message