Tony Coton

Where is Tony Coton now?

Tony Coton’s career was unfortunately cut short at the age 35 of in 1996 when he suffered a broken leg whilst playing for Sunderland.

Upon retiring he joined Manchester United as goalkeeping coach – a role which he stayed in for 10 years, establishing himself as one of the best goalkeeping coaches in the world.

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He had to step down from the role in 2007 due to a knee injury which meant that he couldn’t participate in training sessions.

After working as a scout for Bolton Wanderers, Tony Coton joined Aston Villa in 2015 as their specialist goalkeeping scout responsible for recruitment at every age level including the first team.

In 2017, a backroom reshuffle at Villa saw Coton promoted to his current position of Head of Domestic Scouting.

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Tony Coton: Premier League Statistics

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Premier League Teams Played forManchester City, Sunderland

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