Anderson with Gold Coast United's youth team in 2010
|Full name||Zachary Michael Anderson|
|Date of birth||30 April 1991|
|Place of birth||Ayr, Queensland, Australia|
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Playing position||Center back|
|2009–2010||Gold Coast United|
|2009–2012||Gold Coast United||17||(1)|
|2012–2015||Central Coast Mariners||67||(1)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 July 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11:57, 13 April 2017 (UTC)
Born in Queensland, Anderson made his professional debut with Gold Coast United in 2009 before joining the Mariners in 2012, and then Sydney FC in 2015. He moved to the UAE in 2016 to play for Emirates Club, before moving to Malaysia to play for Kedah FA six months later.
Gold Coast United
On 20 November 2009, Anderson made his senior debut for Gold Coast United in the starting 11, in a 1–1 draw against Adelaide United. He scored his first goal for the club in a win over Perth Glory on 18 March 2012.
Central Coast Mariners
On 15 May 2012 he signed a deal with the Central Coast Mariners for the upcoming A-League season. Anderson, along with six fellow teammates was released from his contract with the Mariners at the end of 2014–15 A-League season.
On 14 July 2015 Zachary signed a one-year deal with Sydney FC for the 2015-16 A-League season, rejoining former manager Graham Arnold, coaches Andrew Clark and John Crawley and former teammate Matt Simon who was also released from the Mariners at the conclusion 2015-16 season. He made his competitive debut for Sydney in a loss to Urawa Red Diamonds in the 2016 AFC Champions League. In late May 2016, it was announced that Anderson would not be returning to the club after the 2015–16 season.
In June 2016, Anderson was announced as a new signing for UAE Arabian Gulf League side Emirates Club, signing a two-year deal. He was released from his contract after 6 months at the club, playing only 4 games and conceding 10 goals.
Anderson moved to Malaysian Super League side Kedah FA in early 2017, following the footsteps of Sydney FC team-mate Shane Smeltz who joined in 2016. He was able to help the club to a 4th place league finish as well as winning the Malaysian FA Cup. On the 16th of September 2017, Anderson announced on his Instagram that he would be leaving the club alongside striker Ken Ilsø to pursue other opportunities.
|Gold Coast United||2009–10||A-League||3||0||0||0||0||0||3||0|
|Central Coast Mariners||2012–13||A-League||23||0||0||0||5||0||28||0|
|Emirates Club||2016–17||UAE Arabian Gulf League||4||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|Kedah||2017||Malaysian Super League||17||1||5||1||0||0||22||2|
|PKNS||2018||Malaysian Super League||20||1||1||0||0||0||21||1|
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- Zac Anderson at Soccerway