Mitchell, Tony

Birth Date

7th September 1956


Redruth, Cornwall



Biographical Text

Tony Mitchell, a St Luke’s College student, had played senior non-league football for Leatherhead on signing for Exeter City in the late 1970s. Playing as a defender he featured prominently in the 1979/80 season and made sixty league appearances during his time at St James’ Park. He later moved back to London and played for Sutton United.  

Having previously played for Leatherhead, Tony was a student at St Luke’s College in Exeter when he was signed initially on non-contract forms by Exeter City in July 1977. Making his league debut in October 1978 lining up against Gillingham at St James’ Park, Tony went on to feature in a total of 10 games during 1978/79 before making 34 league appearances during the following season when he also appeared at Liverpool in the  Football League Cup. 

Tony then played in just three league matches in 1980/81 before returning to have thirteen league outing during 1981/82. Leaving the club in 1982, Tony moved back to London and signed for Sutton United.





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