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Tony Pulis

Football Manager
Born Jan 16, 1958

Anthony Richard "Tony" Pulis is a Welsh football manager and former footballer currently managing Stoke City. Pulis obtained his FA coaching badge at the age of 19, followed by his UEFA 'A' licence aged 21 – making him one of the youngest professional players ever to have obtained the qualification. His son, Anthony, is a professional footballer and played under Pulis at Stoke.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Tony Pulis.


1958 Birth Born on January 16, 1958.


1981 23 Years Old Pulis made 85 league appearances for the 'Pirates' before leaving to join Hong Kong club Happy Valley AA in 1981.
1984 26 Years Old He returned to Rovers the following year and made a further 45 league appearances before moving to his home town club Newport County in 1984. … Read More


1989 31 Years Old With County struggling financially Harry Redknapp subsequently signed Pulis at Bournemouth he spent three years at Dean Court before joining Gillingham in 1989. … Read More
1992 34 Years Old 1 More Event
He was promoted to the position of manager in 1992, following Harry Redknapp's decision to leave the club for Premier League side West Ham United.
1994 36 Years Old He then joined Gillingham in 1994, whom he managed for a further four seasons, turning a team that had struggled at the very bottom of the Football League into a promotion winning one in his first season, and laying the foundations for the club's eventual elevation to the First Division for the first time in their history. … Read More


1999 41 Years Old Pulis was appointed manager of Bristol City in July 1999, prior to the start of the 1999–2000 season. … Read More
2000 42 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2000, he left Bristol City to become manager of Portsmouth.
2002 44 Years Old He was then out of work for two years, before the resignation of Stoke's manager Steve Cotterill early into the 2002–03 season led to Pulis being given the job that November. … Read More
2003 45 Years Old In the following season, 2003–04, Pulis guided the club to an 11th place finish. … Read More
However, Pulis did add Anthony Pulis, his son, and Lewis Buxton to his squad in January 2005.
After taking over as manager at Championship side Plymouth Argyle, Pulis managed to turn around a floundering team, to one that with the right investment could challenge for a top half/play off place in 2006–07. … Read More
2007 49 Years Old 1 More Event
Pulis was named manager of the month for April 2007, after Stoke picked up eleven points from five league games. … Read More


2008 50 Years Old …  He was mentioned as a possible candidate for the 2008–09 Premier League manager of the year award. … Read More
2010 52 Years Old Pulis made his 300th appearance as Stoke manager with a 3–0 win over Blackburn Rovers on 6 February 2010. … Read More
2011 53 Years Old 1 More Event
By reaching the final, Stoke qualified for the 2011–12 UEFA Europa League, after Manchester City confirmed a place in the Champions League. … Read More
He reached 400 matches as Stoke manager in January 2012. … Read More
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