Chris Tanzey
Personal information
Full name Christopher Bernard Tanzey[1][2]
Date of birth (1957-03-06) 6 March 1957 (age 67)
Place of birth Birkenhead, England[3]
Position(s) Defender, midfielder[4][5]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Liverpool 0 (0)
Downer Olympic
Griffith City
Canberra Strikers (futsal)
1989 Tuggeranong United
International career
1985 Australia (futsal)
Managerial career
Canberra City Griffins (youth)
Downer Olympic
Canberra Croatia Reserves
1990–1991 Canberra City
1994–1998 ACT Academy of Sport
1999–2000 Australian Institute of Sport
1999–2000 Australia Women
2003–2005 Belconnen Blue Devils
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Christopher Bernard Tanzey (born 6 March 1957) is an English-Australian former footballer and manager.[6]

Career

In his playing career, Tanzey was a professional with Liverpool, playing for the club's reserve side.[7] He then played in Australia for Downer Olympic in the ACT League, and later Griffith City FC and Tuggeranong United.[8] He also played futsal for the Canberra Strikers in Australia's National Indoor Soccer League.[4] He represented Australia at the 1985 FIFUSA Futsal World Cup in Spain.[9][10] He later coached various teams, including Canberra City Griffins youth, Downer Olympic, Canberra Croatia Reserves and Canberra City, and led football at the ACT Academy of Sport and Australian Institute of Sport.[11][12][13][14]

Tanzey was the head coach of the Australia women's soccer team at the 2000 Summer Olympics. He was also the coach of the Belconnen Blue Devils during the 2003–04 NSW Premier League season, earning the coach of the year award.[15]

Personal life

Tanzey is a native of Birkenhead, England,[16] but moved to Australia during his career.[9]

References

  1. ^ "Chris Tanzey". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Archived from the original on 30 December 2019. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Christopher Bernard Tanzey". The Canberra Times. Vol. 57, no. 17, 426. 15 June 1983. p. 20. Archived from the original on 31 December 2019. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Births registered in January, February and March, 1957". p. 267. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Musumeci set to return". The Canberra Times. 23 October 1987. p. 20. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  5. ^ Hild, Herb (8 February 1981). "14-man Arrows squad named". The Canberra Times. p. 20. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  6. ^ Chris Tanzey at WorldFootball.net Edit this at Wikidata
  7. ^ "Tanzey thirsty for a new challenge". The Canberra Times. 9 March 1990. p. 20. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  8. ^ "Tanzey to coach cup-winning team". The Canberra Times. 8 September 1989. p. 20. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  9. ^ a b Cooke, Graham (5 March 1987). "Palacios gets top class backup for City team". The Canberra Times. p. 20. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  10. ^ Cooke, Graham (29 August 1985). "Uruguay first for Australia". The Canberra Times. p. 20. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  11. ^ Cooke, Graham (14 May 1991). "Tanzey is bound for England and family". The Canberra Times. p. 20. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  12. ^ Cooke, Graham (23 September 1990). "Beginning again would be first wish". The Canberra Times. p. 20. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  13. ^ Cooke, Graham (20 September 1994). "Tanzey's in for the long haul to lift AIS colts from the bottom". The Canberra Times. p. 20. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  14. ^ "Tanzey's Premier Soccer School". 2012. Archived from the original on 31 December 2019. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  15. ^ "2003/4 New South Wales Premier League". ozfootball.net. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  16. ^ Cooke, Graham (4 June 1991). "Hong Kong club lures Fernandez". The Canberra Times. p. 20. Retrieved 31 December 2019.