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Tony Barton

Tony Barton

Clubs played for: Fulham, Nottingham Forest, Portsmouth. (1953-1966)

Born: 1937

Birthplace: Sutton, Surrey

Position: Outside-right

Biography: A former England Youth winger, Tony gained experience as coach at Portsmouth, before becoming Manager at Aston Villa where his man management skills were responsible for them lifting the European Cup within months of his appointment. His coaching skills also took him to Southampton, Portsmouth and Northampton. Suffered a heart attack during his time at Northampton and died at his Southampton home in August 1993.

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