Andy Rankin

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Andy Rankin
Personal information
Full name Andrew George Rankin
Date of birth (1944-05-11) 11 May 1944 (age 72)
Place of birth Bootle, England
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1971 Everton 85 (0)
1971–1980 Watford 299 (0)
1980–1982 Huddersfield Town 71 (0)
National team
England under-23 1 (0[1])
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Andrew George "Andy" Rankin (born 11 May 1944 in Bootle) is an English former professional footballer who played in the Football League as a goalkeeper for Everton, Watford and Huddersfield Town.[2] He also made an international appearance for the England under-23 team.[1] In 1973 Rankin became the inaugural Watford Player of the Season, an accolade he would reclaim in the 1974–75 season.[3]


  1. ^ a b Jones, Trefor (1996). Watford Football Club Illustrated Who's Who. pp. 192, 281. ISBN 0-9527458-0-1. 
  2. ^ "Andy Rankin". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 3 October 2009. 
  3. ^ "Players of the Season". Watford F.C. Retrieved 8 October 2009.