Who is Tony Adams?

Tony Adams Fourteen years as the club captain, 10 titles 669 games on his name, he has been crowned as English champion for three times, his nickname is ‘Mr. Arsenal’ he is regarded as one of the greatest-ever players played for the Gunners.

Adams was the ultimate one-club man which is very rare in football he was one of the best defenders of Arsenal. He had formed an ideal defensive partnership with centre-back partner Steve Bould and full-backs Lee Dixon and Nigel Winterburn. Due to his leadership, it’s hard to think of a more dedicated, more gutsy and more inspirational player in Arsenal’s history.

Former Arsenal boss, Arsène Wenger described him as a “professor of defence” as per Wikipedia. Adams was a supreme defender – with ideal tackles, his reading of the game made him a great defender.

Tony Adams’s international career:

Adams made his debut for England national team against Spain back in 1987, and played in UEFA Euro 1988. the Three Lions lost all three games, however, Adams scored one of England’s two goals in that tournament in a 3–1 loss to the Soviet Union.

After an auspicious start to his international career, Adams suffered many injuries during the early 1990s. He was left out of the 1990 FIFA World Cup team by manager Bobby Robson and missed UEFA Euro 1992 following injury. England reached the semi-finals of Euro 96, ere losing on penalties to Germany.

Adams was the first and remains to date the only, England player to make tournament appearances in three separate decades.

Tony Adams Managerial and coaching career:

After starting a sports science degree at Brunel University, Former Arsenal defender became the head coach of Wycombe Wanderers in 2003. He was unable to prevent the team’s relegation to League Two that campaign, and although the team were top of the table in August 2004, a then he continued his work Feyenoord, Portsmouth, Gabala and Granada