Tom McAnearney

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Tom McAnearney
Personal information
Date of birth (1933-01-06)6 January 1933
Place of birth Dundee, Scotland
Date of death 14 February 2012(2012-02-14) (aged 79)
Playing position Wing Half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1965 Sheffield Wednesday 352 (19)
1965 Peterborough United 12 (0)
1965–1969 Aldershot 106 (3)
Teams managed
1967–1968 Aldershot
1970–1971 Crewe Alexandra
1971–1972 Bury
1972–1981 Aldershot
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tom McAnearney (6 January 1933 – 14 February 2012) was a Scottish football player and manager.

Born in Dundee, he played at Sheffield Wednesday, with his brother Jim, and later at Peterborough United and Aldershot. After he retired he joined the Sheffield Wednesday coaching staff. He spent one season as manager of Crewe Alexandra.

In the early 1970s he took over as manager at Aldershot and managed them to their first ever promotion during the 1972-73 season and their highest ever league finish the following season.

McAnearney died on 14 February 2012, aged 79, from undisclosed causes.

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