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 Southend 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 - 2011 3 More Events
2012 27 Years Old In September 2012, after a four-day hearing, he was found guilty, banned for four games and fined £220,000.
In January 2013, after struggling for a first-team place with QPR, Ferdinand joined Turkish club Bursaspor on loan until the end of the season. … Read More
Ferdinand was heavily linked with a move to Police United of the Thai Premier League during the summer of 2014. … Read More


2016 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Reading announced on 9 May 2016, that Ferdinand would leave Reading when his contract expired at the end of June 2016.
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