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Name: Tony Currie  
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Date of Birth: 1st January 1950
Place of Birth: Edgware, London
Profession: Footballer
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Tony Currie playing for England

Tony Currie (1 January 1950 - ) was an English football player, born in Edgware, London, who went on to play for Sheffield United and England.

He began his career at Watford and was transferred in February 1968 to Sheffield United, for whom he made 313 appearances and scored 55 goals as a midfield player.

During his time at United, he broke into the England team, winning the first of his 17 caps and also playing in the dramatic World Cup qualifier against Poland, which was held at Wembley Stadium in 1973. England dominated the match, but could only draw 1-1.

He was transferred to rivals, Leeds United in June 1976 and later to Queens Park Rangers, captaining them in the 1982 FA Cup Final.

His career came to an end in 1985 at Torquay United, when a serious knee injury forced him to retire. He now works as Sheffield United's Football in the Community representative.

His nephew, Darren Currie, also a midfielder, currently plays for Ipswich Town having previously played for numerous clubs including Brighton & Hove Albion, Wycombe Wanderers, Barnet and Plymouth Argyle.

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