Anthony Derek Gardner is an England international football defender, who plays for Championship club Sheffield Wednesday. A tall centre-back, he has represented England and been bought and sold for millions in the domestic transfer market. However, his career has been dogged with injuries, limiting his appearances.
Starting his career with Port Vale in 1998, within two years he earned a million pound move to Tottenham Hotspur. He spent eight years at the Premier League club, racking up 142 appearances over all competitions. In 2008 he spent time on loan at both Everton and Hull City, before signing permanently with the "Tigers" in summer 2008 for £2.5 million. He spent the 2010–11 season on loan at Crystal Palace, before joining the club permanently the next season. He signed with Sheffield Wednesday in June 2012.