For the college football coach, see Tony Knap
Anthony Knapp (born 13 October 1936 in Newstead, Nottinghamshire) is a former English footballer, a notable defender in the English football league in the 1960s.
He was training with Nottingham Forest before becoming professional, as a player for Leicester City (1955–61, 86 matches), Southampton FC (1961–67, 260 matches, 2 goal), Coventry City (1967–68, 11 matches), Los Angeles Wolves (1968) and Tranmere Rovers (1969–71, 36 matches, 1 goal).
His career as a manager started in Poole Town F.C. (1971–72, also player) and as an assistant coach to Norwich City. He then had success with the amateurs Iceland national football team (1974–77, A, U18, U21) as in their beating the East Germany national football team 2-1 (1975). In Norway he had success with Viking FK (1978–81, winning the double 1979), Fredrikstad FK (1982–83), again Iceland (1984–85), and SK Brann (1986–87, cupfinalist). Since then Knapp has coached lower division clubs around Stavanger, such as SK Vidar, Djerv 1919, Sandnes Ulf, Staal (from Jørpeland, 2003), Stavanger IF, Hundvåg FK (2004–05) and Lillesand IL (2007-).
- Gold achievement from Iceland
- Tony Knapp, Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database