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Tony Knapp

Tony Knapp

Clubs played for: Nottingham Forest, Leicester City, Southampton, Coventry City, Los Angeles Wolves, Tranmere Rovers, Poole Town (1955-1972)

Born: 1936

Birthplace: Newstead


Position: Defender

Biography: Captain of the first ever Southampton side to reach the First Division, has lived in Norway for many years and has spent over 50 years in the game, latterly has been coaching lower division teams near his home in Stavanger.

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Knapp, Tony Tony Knapp was a Centre-half who was awarded at least one England U23 cap and was part of Leicester City's 1961 squad but he had been replaced in the first xi by Ian King by the time of that years Cup Final which 'City' lost by 2-0 to double winners 'Spurs'

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