Anthony was appointed as Belper Town manager in June 2017 following the resignation of Charlie Palmer. He was previously manager at Leek Town during 2016/17 season before parting company with the club at the end of that season. Anthony was originally appointed as assistant manager at Leek in 2015, but after the departure of then manager Lee Casswell he was promoted to the managerial role. He guided Leek Town to a 9th place finish last season, just seven points below the play-off places before his departure from Harrison Park. The former midfielder is in familiar settings at the Marston’s Stadium as he played for the Nailers in the 2004/05 season, also playing for Leek Town for whom he made over 400 appearances, Stone Dominoes, Witton Albion and Altrincham during his playing career.