John Anderson (footballer, born 1915)

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John Anderson
Personal information
Full name John Curr Anderson
Date of birth 8 May 1915
Place of birth Dundee, Scotland
Date of death 1987 (aged 71–72)
Playing position Centre forward
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1933–1946 Portsmouth 80 (36)
1946–1947 Aldershot 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John "Jock" Anderson (born 1915, Dundee; died 1987) was a professional footballer who played as a centre forward. The summit of his career was scoring one of the goals for Portsmouth in their 4–1 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers in the 1939 FA Cup Final.

He was the second John Anderson to play for Portsmouth, the first having joined the club in 1903.

Honours won[edit]

As a player[edit]

Portsmouth F.C.

  • FA Cup winner 1939


  • Mike Neasom, Mick Cooper & Doug Robinson (1984). Pompey: The History of Portsmouth Football Club. Milestone Publications. ISBN 0-903852-50-0.