Brendel Anstey

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Brendel Anstey
Personal information
Date of birth November 1887
Place of birth Bristol, England
Date of death (1933-12-09)9 December 1933 (aged 46)
Place of death Wednesbury, England
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Hanham Athletic ? (?)
– 1911 Bristol Rovers ? (?)
1911–1914 Aston Villa 42 (0)
1919 Leicester City 7 (0)
Mid Rhondda ? (?)
Wednesbury Old Athletic ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Brendel Anstey (November 1887 – 9 December 1933) was a footballer who played in the Football League for Aston Villa and Leicester City.[1]

Born in Bristol, England, Anstey was a goalkeeper, who played for Bristol Rovers F.C. before signing for Aston Villa in February 1911 in a swap deal with James Jones, playing for them for four seasons until the outbreak of World War I.[2][3] He went on to play for Leicester City after the war.[3]

He died on 9 December 1933 in Wednesbury, aged 46.[3]


  1. ^ *Joyce, Michael: "The Football League player's records 1888 to 1939 " (ISBN 1899468676).
  2. ^ "Points from Various Sources". Evening Telegraph. British Newspaper Archive. 15 February 1911. Retrieved 28 June 2014. (Subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ a b c "Death of Brendel Anstey". Nottingham Evening Post. British Newspaper Archive. 9 December 1933. Retrieved 28 June 2014. (Subscription required (help)).