Arthur Andrews (footballer born 1891)
|Full name||Alfred Andrews|
|Date of birth||1 April 1891|
|Place of birth||Sunderland, England|
|Date of death||24 September 1964(aged 73)|
|Place of death||Southampton, England|
|Playing position||Half back|
|1920–1921||Harland & Wolff|
|1921–1922||General Post Office|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Andrews was born in Sunderland where he worked in the local shipyard before joining Blackpool in November 1913. He failed to break into Blackpool's first-team before League football was interrupted by the First World War.
During the war, he moved to the south coast to work in the Southampton shipyard of Harland and Wolff, where he played in their works team in the South Hants War League. In 1918–19, Andrews played for Southampton in the South Hants War League and in the Victory Cup.
After the war, he joined Southampton as a professional player in August 1919, and made his first-team debut when he took the place of another former Harland & Wolff employee Bert Fenwick at right half for the home game against Southend United on 8 November 1919. The match ended in a 4–0 victory, with Bill Rawlings scoring a hat-trick. Andrews retained his place at right-half until the FA Cup replay at West Ham United on 15 January 1920, when he was attempting a rash challenge after 12 minutes, resulting in a broken leg. 20-year old Bert Shelley replaced him for the next match and became a Saints' stalwart, making nearly 450 appearances over the next 12 years before becoming first-team trainer.
- Holley, Duncan; Chalk, Gary (1992). The Alphabet of the Saints. ACL & Polar Publishing. p. 12. ISBN 0-9514862-3-3.
- Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 10. ISBN 1-899468-67-6.
- Chalk, Gary; Holley, Duncan (1987). Saints – A complete record. Breedon Books. pp. 62–63. ISBN 0-907969-22-4.
- The Alphabet of the Saints. pp. 303–305.