George Anderson (footballer, born 1879)

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George Anderson
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Anderson while with Brentford 1910
Personal information
Full name George Edward Anderson[1]
Date of birth 29 November 1879
Place of birth Sunderland, England
Date of death 1962 (aged 82–83)
Place of death Sunderland, England
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Outside left
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Sunderland Albion
0000–1905 Sunderland Royal Rovers
1905–1909 Birmingham 74 (10)
1909–1912 Brentford 82 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

George Edward Anderson (29 November 1879 – 1962), sometimes known as Teddy Anderson, was an English professional football outside left who played in the Football League for Birmingham.[1][2][3] He also played in the Southern League for Brentford.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Anderson later worked as an engineer for a Glaholm and Robson Ltd, a Sunderland-based company which made colliery equipment.[5] He retired in 1953 after 39 years with the company.[5] His wife, Mary (née Fullerd), died in 1950.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Birmingham 1905–06[7] First Division 23 3 5 0 28 3
1906–07[7] 31 5 1 0 32 5
1907–08[7] 8 1 0 0 8 1
1908–09[7] 12 1 1 0 13 1
Total 74 10 7 0 81 10
Brentford 1909–10[4] Southern League First Division 33 3 2 0 35 3
1910–11[4] 29 1 1 0 30 1
1911–12[4] 20 1 3 0 23 1
Total 82 5 6 0 88 5
Career total 156 15 13 0 169 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (16 October 2012). Football League Players' Records 1888–1939 (3rd Revised ed.). Tony Brown. p. 9. ISBN 9781905891610.
  2. ^ White 1989, p. 99-101.
  3. ^ Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 68. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9.
  4. ^ a b c d White, Eric, ed. (1989). 100 Years Of Brentford. Oldfield Press. pp. 360–361. ISBN 0-9515262-0-0.
  5. ^ a b "With Firm for 39 Years". Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette. 10 January 1953. Retrieved 8 August 2017. Former professional footballer. Mr George Edward Anderson, of D'arcy Terrace, Hendon, retired yesterday...
  6. ^ "Deaths". Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette. 31 July 1950. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  7. ^ a b c d Matthews 1995, p. 256-263.