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Tony Cunningham

Tony Cunningham

Clubs played for: Kidderminster Harriers, Stourbridge, Lincoln City, Barnsley, Sheffield Wednesday, Manchester City, Newcastle United, Blackpool, Bury, Bolton Wanderers, Rotherham United, Doncaster Rovers, Wycombe Wanderers, Gainsborough Trinity (1979-1994)

Born: 1957

Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica


Position: Striker

Biography: A classic football journeyman he played for eleven clubs in the Football League between 1979-94. A big target man he scored 116 goals in 495 appearances in the Football League. Whilst playing football he completed an Open University degree in Business Studies. He then studied law at Nottingham University. In 1995 after a brief spell at Gainsborough Trinity he joined Andrew Jay & Co Solicitors in Gainsborough and qualified as a solicitor four years later. At that time he moved to their Lincoln office where he still works.

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Cunningham, Tony Met one of his sons the other week. Tony ended up at Lincoln. He still lives there and is a criminal defence lawyer.
Chris Bell

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