Anton Ferdinand

Born Feb 18, 1985

Anton Julian Ferdinand is an English footballer who plays for Queens Park Rangers as a defender. He is the brother of Manchester United and England centre-back Rio Ferdinand and the cousin of former England striker Les Ferdinand and Peterborough United defender Kane Ferdinand. Like his brother, Anton is a product of the West Ham United academy. He has also played for West Ham United, Sunderland and for the England football team to under-21 level.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Anton Ferdinand.


1985 Birth Born on February 18, 1985.


2002 17 Years Old Ferdinand joined West Ham aged nine signing a three-year contract in the summer of 2002.
2003 18 Years Old He was handed his first team debut, by manager Glenn Roeder, in August 2003 when he started the 2–1 victory at Preston North End on the 2003–04 season's opening day. … Read More
2004 19 Years Old In the 2004–05 season, he cemented his first team place with several key performances including scoring the opening goal, and his first for West Ham, on the final day of the season as West Ham beat Watford 2–1 at Vicarage Road to make the play-offs. … Read More


2005 20 Years Old At the end of July 2005, Ferdinand signed a three-year contract extension with the club.
2006 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Ferdinand won the Premier League Player of the Month award in January 2006 following his brother Rio to become the first brothers to win the award.
2007 22 Years Old 1 More Event
In March 2007 it was revealed that Ferdinand had been fined two weeks' wages (estimated at £45,000) for lying about his whereabouts. … Read More
His last goal for West Ham was against Fulham on 12 January 2008, scoring in the 69th minute to put West Ham 2–1 ahead, which proved to be the winning goal.
2009 24 Years Old Following captain Dean Whitehead's departure to Stoke City in July 2009, Nyron Nosworthy took Whitehead's vacated number 6 jersey and Ferdinand switched from number 26 to number 5.
2010 25 Years Old Ferdinand fell out of favour with new manager Steve Bruce and first team opportunities became limited and he was not initially given a squad number for the 2010–11 Premier League season as loan-signing John Mensah was given Ferdinand's number 5 shirt, but was later given number 29.
2011 26 Years Old On 31 August 2011, Sunderland accepted a bid from Queens Park Rangers for Ferdinand. … Read More
2012 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Statistics accurate as of match played 09:44, 24 July 2012 (UTC) 1Includes other competitive competitions, including the Football League Championship play-offs. … Read More
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