Tony Henderson
Personal information
Full name Anthony Joseph Henderson
Date of birth (1954-01-14) 14 January 1954 (age 70)
Place of birth Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1974 Rotherham United 6 (0)
1975 Durban United
1975–1976 East London United
1977–1978 Canberra City 51 (5)
1979–1988 Marconi 243 (16)
1989 Avala
1989–1990 Blacktown City 4 (0)
International career
1979–1983 Australia 27 (2)
1984 Australia B 7 (0)
Managerial career
1989–1991 Blacktown City
2000–2002 AC United
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Anthony Joseph Henderson (born 14 January 1954 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England) is a former association footballer who captained Australia five times in the early 1980s.

Playing career

Club career

Henderson played youth football at Blackpool before signing for Rotherham United where he made six league appearances between 1970 and 1974.[1]

In 1975 moved to South Africa where he turned out for Durban United before moving during the 1975 season to East London. He played at East London until the end of the 1976 season.[1]

In 1977, he joined Canberra City for the first year of the Australian National Soccer League. In two seasons with City he played 51 matches, scoring five goals.[1]

Before the 1979 NSL season Henderson transferred to Marconi Stallions. In ten seasons with the West Sydney team he played 243 matches, scoring 16 goals.[1]

International career

Henderson played 27 full international matches for Australia between 1979 and 1983, including five matches as captain.[2] He also played 23 B-Internationals for Australia.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Australian Player Database - H". Retrieved 22 February 2010.
  2. ^ The Australian National Men’s Football Team: Caps And Captains. Football Federation Australia.