Tony Dallas was born in Greece on March 20, 1950. He started his goalkeeping career with his local club A. O. Kastoria.
He moved to Chicago in the United States at the age of 16. Tony joined the local Olympics team and helped that club become one of the leading clubs in U. S. Amateur soccer.
Tony joined Toronto Italia during the 1973 National Soccer League season. On July 18 he was picked as the goalkeeper when a joint Italia-Toronto Metros team played against the Italian Army team. Gildo Rizzato scored two goals to lead Italia-Metros to a 2-1 win at Varsity Stadium in front of 13,334 soccer fans.
He spent the 1974 season with First Portuguese in the NSL.
In 1975 he joined Toronto Homer in the National Soccer League. He helped that club to a third-place finish in the 1975 NSL season.
After a short spell with Chicago Cats in the American Soccer League, he joined Toronto club Panhellenic in May 1976. Tony was said to have played possibly his best game ever, when he starred in goal for Panhellenic in the 1976 NSL playoff final. The Greeks defeated First Portuguese 3-2 on October 10, 1976 to win the 1976 NSL Championship.
The 5’11” and 160 punds goalkeeper continued to excel in the NSL in the 1977 season. Before the start of the 1978 season he joined First Portuguese and won the 1978 NSL leading goalkeeper trophy.
After his playing career Tony turned to coaching. He was voted the USA Amateur Coach of the Year in 1998-99.
On November 18, 2012 he was inducted into the Illinois Soccer Hall of Fame.
Tony passed away on April 3, 2017 in Chicago.