Tony Adams MBE

Legendary Arsenal Player & Leading Football Speaker

British football speaker and Arsenal legend Tony Adams MBE is known for his long-running career as defender for North London team Arsenal; retiring to become a manager and sports speaker after 22 years with the Gunners Adams remains affiliated with the club and is still considered one of the best and most influential players in the club’s history.

Beginning his career at just fourteen Tony Adams MBE went on to play for Arsenal throughout the 1980’s and 1990’s finally retiring in 2002. Whilst with the club Arsenal gained three FA Cup and four Premier League trophies not to mention the UEFA League Winners and numerous Community Shields won through the 90’s. Remembered as one of the greatest Arsenal players on the field during the team’s highly successful run in the 1990’s Adams often finds himself asked to discuss his time at the club and, in his work as a football speaker, he shares his experience and fond memories.

Outside his work as a football speaker for Arsenal FC, Tony Adams MBE also contributes much of his own time and money to charity. Founder of his own addiction relief charity, A Sporting Chance, Adams draws much inspiration from his own personal experiences with alcoholism. Patrons of the charity include Elton John and Kate Hoey and also Adam’s former teammate and fellow sports speaker Paul Merson, who himself is a recovering alcoholic.

To book Tony Adams MBE as the football speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Tony is known to cover the following topics:

  • Football Speaker
  • Sporting Success
  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance
  • Premier League