Tony Kelly Press Articles

3rd April 2018 – Recovery Can Start Here – A Gamble Free & Sober Blog – Celebrating Life In Recovery shared Tony’s Gambling Story

After connecting and speaking to Tony on LinkedIn, Catherine Townsend-Lyon, who runs Recovery Can Start Here – A Gamble Free& Sober Blog – Celebrating Life In Recovery was honoured to share Tony’s story onto her blog. If you would like to read the blog, click here.

October 13th 2017 – Daily Star reports on Tony Kelly and Red Card

Daily Star Oct 17

On Friday 13th October the Daily Star published an article by journalist David Woods highlighting Tony’s story and the work that Red Card is doing. The article also highlighted concerns that the FA and PFA are not taking enough preventative action, by raising awareness of the dangers of problem gambling, and instead are only focusing on those with an existing problem.
You can read the article here.
(Update: Following the publication of the article, the FA have contacted Tony to arrange an exploratory meeting)


March 2017 – Enfield Gazette and Advertiser

Former Enfield Footballer’s crusade against dangers of gambling.


Tony was interviewed by the Enfield Gazette, publicising the Red Card Public event on 25.03.2017
Read the article here.

December 2015 – The Stoke Sentinel

Stoke City: First-leg lead vital against Liverpool says League Cup hero


Read the article here

 October 2014 – Article on ‘The Fix’

The Fix is a website for Addicts and Recovering Addicts

April 2014 – The Stoke Sentinel

Tony Kelly in Town to sign copies of his new book

Read the article here

August 2013 – Coventry Telegraph Article

I Came Out the Other Side – By Tony Kelly 31/08/13

Read the article here


August 2013 – Manchester Evening News Article

It became normal to lose £500 in an hour – By Tony Kelly 29/08/13
Read the article here