Tony Towner

Tony Towner Brighton & Hove Albion
Tony Towner

Tony Towner, born on 2 May 1955, made more than 400 appearances in the Football League player as a winger.

Tony spent much of the 1970s with his hometown club Brighton & Hove Albion where he made 183 appearances scoring 25 goals. He moved to Millwall in 1978 and then was transferred to Rotherham United along with John Seasman for a joint fee of £165,000 in 1980. £95,000 believed to be Tony’s fee. He also had a brief loan spell at Sheffield United before moving to Wolverhampton Wanderers for £100,000 in 1983, where he spent a season in top-flight football. He later played for Charlton, Rochdale and Cambridge United.

Tony was a skilful, pacy right winger and great crosser of the ball who formed a great partnership with another Rotherham legend Ronnie Moore. Tony was a key figure in Rotherham’s 1981 Division 3 winning side.

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