|Name Anth Smith|
Height 1.80 m
|Date of birth (1971-09-21) 21 September 1971 (age 44)|
1992 → Hartlepool United (loan)
Place of birth Sunderland, England
Anthony Smith (born 21 September 1971) is an English retired footballer who played as a defender.
Smith began his career with Sunderland, making 25 appearances in all competitions without scoring in five seasons at the club. He made 7 appearances for Hartlepool United on loan in 1992. Smith went on to play 4 games for Northampton Town before retiring due to injury at the age of 24.
Smith was named manager of Northern League side Chester-le-Street Town in September 2011, but left the club in June 2012 to join Gateshead.
On 10 December 2012, Smith was named caretaker manager at Gateshead after Ian Bogie & Terry Mitchell were relieved of their duties. Three days later, Smith was named permanent manager and given a contract until the end of the 2012–13 season. After a 17th-place finish, Smith was given a one-year contract for the 2013–14 season. Smith resigned from his post on 18 August 2013 after defeats in the opening three games of the 2013–14 season.
His brother is former Sunderland full back Dan Smith.