Andy Russell (footballer, born 1987)
|Full name||Andrew James Russell|
|Date of birth||21 November 1987|
|Place of birth||Southampton, England|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 October 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 00:00, 15 April 2018 (UTC)
In 2008, he signed his first contract as a professional footballer for Happy Valley, which played in Hong Kong First Division League. After returning to the UK, Russell joined Mossley in the NPL First Division North and found employment with sportswear giants Adidas. He joined Chorley in 2010 when manager Garry Flitcroft took over. For the 2013-14 season, Russell chose Fylde after being convinced by manager Dave Challinor. He helped the club retain the Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy by beating Chorley 4-1 with one goal and one assist.
On 7 January 2017, Andy Russell left South China for Penang FA after signing a one-year contract with the Malaysian club. In May 2017, Andy Russell's contract with Penang FA is terminated due to his poor performances.
- Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy: 2013-14
- South China
Andy Russell was born on the South Coast of England (Southampton), and moved to Hong Kong with his parents when he was only 18 months old. He lived in Hong Kong until he went to university in Manchester, England.
- "BIG INTERVIEW: Andy Russell". Lancashire Evening Post. 27 July 2013.
- "Chorley lose Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy final to holders AFC Fylde". Lancashire Telegraph. 18 March 2014.
- "South China announcement". twitter. 16 July 2014.
- (in traditional Chinese (HK))"羅素闖檳城心繫港隊". Oriental Daily. 7 January 2017.
- "Penang on a mission to find replacements for Ferreira and Russell". Goal.com. 15 May 2017.
- "和富大埔中堅羅素將加盟中甲球隊遼寧宏運。". （Tai Po Football Club's official fans club. Facebook. Retrieved 27 February 2018. (in traditional Chinese (HK))
- Andy Russell at Soccerway