George Anderson (footballer, born 1904)

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George Anderson
George Anderson, Brentford FC footballer, 1926.jpg
Anderson while with Brentford in 1926.
Personal information
Full name George Russell Anderson[1]
Date of birth (1904-10-24)24 October 1904
Place of birth Saltcoats, Scotland
Date of death December 1974 (aged 70)
Place of death Cottenham, England
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Dalry Thistle
Airdrieonians
1926–1927 Brentford 8 (2)
1927–1929 Chelsea 9 (0)
1929 Norwich City 28 (12)
1930 Carlisle United 2 (1)
1930 Gillingham 0 (0)
Cowdenbeath
Yeovil & Petters United
1933–1934 Bury 25 (10)
1934–1935 Huddersfield Town 14 (4)
1935–1936 Mansfield Town 36 (16)
Newark
Ayr United
Saltcoats Victoria
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

George Russell Anderson (24 October 1904 – December 1974) was a Scottish professional football forward who played in the Football League for Mansfield Town, Norwich City, Bury, Brentford and Chelsea.[1][2]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Brentford 1926–27[3] Third Division South 8 2 1 1 9 3
Chelsea 1927–28[4] First Division 5 0 0 0 5 0
1928–29[4] 4 0 0 0 4 0
Total 9 0 0 0 9 0
Career total 17 0 0 0 17 0

Sources[edit]

  • Canary Citizens by Mike Davage, John Eastwood, Kevin Platt, published by Jarrold Publishing, (2001), ISBN 0-7117-2020-7
  • 99 Years & Counting – Stats & Stories – Huddersfield Town History

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 9. ISBN 190589161X. 
  2. ^ "George Anderson | Chelsea Player Profile | Stamford-Bridge.com The History of Chelsea FC". www.stamford-bridge.com. Retrieved 2015-10-26. 
  3. ^ White, Eric, ed. (1989). 100 Years Of Brentford. Brentford FC. p. 369. ISBN 0951526200. 
  4. ^ a b "George Anderson". 11v11.com. Retrieved 12 January 2017.