Stan Anderson

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Stan Anderson
Personal information
Full name Stanley Anderson
Date of birth (1934-02-27)27 February 1934
Place of birth Horden, England
Date of death 10 June 2018(2018-06-10) (aged 85)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1963 Sunderland 402 (31)
1963–1965 Newcastle United 81 (13)
1965–1966 Middlesbrough 21 (2)
National team
1955–1957 England U23 3 (0)
1957 England B 1 (0)
1962 England 2 (0)
Teams managed
1966–1973 Middlesbrough
1973–1974 AEK Athens
1974 Queens Park Rangers
1975–1978 Doncaster Rovers
1980–1981 Bolton Wanderers
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Stanley Anderson (27 February 1933 – 10 June 2018)[1] was an English football player and manager.

Playing career[edit]

Anderson seemed set to finish his career with Sunderland, but after 400 appearances and 12 years he signed for Newcastle United for £35,000 in November 1963.[2]

Managerial career[edit]

He succeeded Raich Carter as Middlesbrough manager in April 1966[3] and remained at the club until resigning in April 1973 to be replaced by Jack Charlton. In his time the club were relegated from and promoted to the Football League second division. After leaving Middlesbrough he managed in Greece for AEK Athens FC and in England, where he became boss at Queens Park Rangers, Doncaster Rovers and Bolton Wanderers before giving up management after resigning in 1981. He continued as a scout for various clubs including Newcastle.[4]


  1. ^ Ex-Newcastle captain Stan Anderson dies aged 85
  2. ^ Maurice Golesworthy, ed. (1965). Soccer Who's Who. The Sportsmans Book Club, London.
  3. ^ "Stan Anderson Overview". Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  4. ^ "England Players – Stan Anderson". Retrieved 24 August 2012.

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