Date of birth
27 December 1915
Place of birth
Bootle, Lancashire, England
Date of death
1987 (aged 71–72)
Bolton Wanderers 384
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Stanley Hanson (27 December 1915 – 1987) was an English footballer who played for Bolton Wanderers for his whole professional career.
Starting off as an amateur with
Liverpool and Southport he turned down Aston Villa to sign professional forms for Bolton in October 1935. 
He did not make the goalkeepers shirt his own until the
1938-39 season and then his career was interrupted by the Second World War, where he saw service in the Royal Artillery. 
He returned to
top-flight football and stayed playing with Bolton until he was nearly 40. He was Bolton's keeper in the . When he retired from football he stayed with the club as coach of the reserve side as well as running the post office near Matthews' Cup Final Burnden Park. 
Stan Hanson had a brother,
Alf Hanson, who also played for Liverpool as well as Chelsea. 
References [ edit ]
^ a b c d Ponting, Ivan & Hugman, Barry; The Concise Post War History of Bolton Wanderers; 1994, p.11.
Further reading [ edit ]
Ponting, Ivan & Hugman, Barry. "The Concise Post War History of Bolton Wanderers". Repvern Publishing, 1994.