Troy Archibald-Henville, Tottenham's reserve team captain during
2007/8, joined Norwich City on a season long loan on 8th August
2008 following an injury to central defender Gary
A product of Spurs' academy, Troy joined Spurs' Academy full-time
ahead of the 2005-06 season having performed well enough for their
Academy in four matches in 2004-05 to gain a place in the FA Youth
Cup squad in 2005. He had to overcome serious injury to make his
mark in the 2006-07 season when he made 18 appearances for Spurs'
Under-18s, eight at reserve level and was on the bench for Tottenham
at West Ham. In 2007/8, Troy made 15 reserve appearances in total,
scoring two goals He was on the bench for two first team matches.
Troy returned to Spurs in November 2008 without making an appearance
for Norwich although City can recall him. Roeder said "With
Troy, we had him watched and asked the question whether he could
cope with the Championship this year and the people at Tottenham
believed he could. Unfortunately, in my opinion Troy wasn't ready
to make the step up.
In January 2009, Troy was loaned to Exeter City where he made
19 appearances. On 24th July 2009, he was loaned again to Exeter
this time for 6 months. After briefly returning to Spurs in January
2010, Troy made a return to Exeter on a permanent basis
Exeter were relegated to League Two on 28th April 2012. Troy
joined Swindon (newly promoted to League One) on 26 June 2012
on a two year contract. He was out of contract but as he was under
the age of 24, Swindon paid compensation.
He joined Carlisle on a one-month loan on 30th August 2013. He
made four appearances before injury cut short his loan.
On 2nd July 2013, Troy signed for Carlisle on a two year deal
after he turned down a new contract at Swindon.
Troy was released by Carlisle on 10th May 2016 along with nine other players. He had played 37 games for Carlisle.
On 27th June 2016, he re-signed for Exeter. He was released on 5th June 2018 having made a total of 156 appearancess for the Grecians, although only 26 of those were in his second spell due to injuries.
Troy returned to Spurs in 2018 in a part-time coaching role. In July 2019, he took up a full time position continuing to work with younger age groups but will additionally be responsible for taking senior Academy players from the Under-18s and Under-23s under his wing in a pastoral development role.