Tony Mowbray

Tony Mowbray (born 22 November 1963) was a professional association football player and is currently the manager of Celtic. Mowbray played for Middlesbrough, Celtic, and finally Ipswich Town as a centre back. He began his coaching career with Ipswich Town and took his first managerial job at Scottish Premier League side Hibernian. Born in Saltburn, he became the club captain of his home town club when he was just 22 years old. The club was in dire straits at the time and had gone into liquidation. Known to the boro fans as "Mogga", he became a legend in Middlesbrough for being the local lad who led the club from liquidation back to the top flight of English football. Mowbray was the linchpin around which the Middlesbrough team was built for more than a decade. The Middlesbrough club fanzine Fly me to the Moon is named after a famous quote that the then Middlesbrough manager Bruce Rioch said about Mowbray - “If I had to fly to the moon I’d take Tony Mowbray, my captain, with me. He’s a magnificent man”. He was sold to Celtic in 1991 for a fee of £1million. Tony is seen as one of Middlesbrough's greatest ever captains, and is believed to have played a large part in the


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