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Stan Anderson

Sunderland AFC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 1 D 0 L 1 F 3: A 3
50% successful
1954-62

captain: none
minutes played:
180

Stan Anderson

Timeline

  Stanley Anderson
Birth 27 February 1934 at 39 Tenth Street, Horden, county Durham [registered in Easington, March 1934]. To James Hall and Elizabeth (née Carling).
Attended Horden School.
Death 10 June 2018 at his home in Sunderland, aged 84 years 103 days.
Biographies Stan Anderson: captain of the North - Stan Anderson & Mark Metcalf (Sportsbooks Publishing, 2010).

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] &

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career playing with East Durham Schools, Horden Colliery Welfare FC, and signed with Sunderland AFC on amateur forms in June 1949, turning professional in February 1951. He went on to make 403 league appearances, scoring 31 goals. Joined Newcastle United FC in November 1963 in £19,000, another 81 league appearances and thirteen goals followed.  Remained in the north-east when he joined Middlesbrough FC in November 1965 for £11,500 as a player-coach, featuring in 21 league appearances, scoring twice.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1954-55 (as captain);
Individual honours None
Distinctions None
Height/Weight 5' 9", 11st 12lbs. [1962]

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

Management Career

Club(s) After retiring from playing with Middlesbrough FC, he became their team manager in April 1966 until resigning in January 1973.  Left these shores when he took over as AEK manager in Turkey in August 1973, until April 1974.  Coached PanAthínaikos in May 1974, before returning to London with Queen's Park Rangers FC, taking up a coaching role in June 1974, took over as caretaker manager in September and October of 1974.  Became scout of Manchester City FC in December 1974.  Became manager of Doncaster Rovers FC in February 1975. Assistant manager of Bolton Wanderers FC in November 1978, becoming manager in February 1980 until resigning in May 1981. Became scout for various clubs, include Newcastle United FC.

Source

The World Cup Who's Who 1950-2002

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 802nd players (802) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half.
First match No. 355, 4 April 1962, England 3 Austria 1, a friendly match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 28 years 36 days.
Last match No. 356, 14 April 1962, Scotland 2 England 0, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 28 years 46 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1962; British Championship 1961-62;
Team honours None.
Individual honours England B (one reserve 1954, two appearances, one dismissal, 1957)
England U23
(three appearances, one captaincy, one reserve, 1955-57)
England Schoolboy (three appearances, 1949).
Distinctions The first England player to be sent-off at any level, when he was so against Bulgaria in a B Match, May 1957.
The 800th England player to die. Died 25 days after Ray Wilson

Beyond England

Worked as an apprentice plumber until he was 21. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.11/12.


The Numbers
parties Apps comp. apps starts unused/
reserve
minutes captain
6 2 1 2 five 180 0 none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
2 1 0 1 3 3 =0 1 0 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0

Match Record

Venue
& Competition
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home
Friendly match
1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
Away
British Championship
1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1

Tournament Record

World Cup Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1962 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
WCF All 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0

British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1961-62 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC All 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1
1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1

Match History
 
Age 19 B  
reserve - Scotland March 1954
 
Age 20 under 23  
unused sub - Italy January 1955; one appearance - Scotland▲ February 1955
 
Age 21  
one appearance - Denmark September 1955
 
 
 Club: Sunderland A.F.C. - two full appearances (180 min) manager: Walter Winterbottom - two full appearances (180 min)x

apps match pic match details comp res. rundown shirt

298 2 October 1955 - Denmark 1 England 5, Idrætsparken, København Fr AW unused sub
 
under 23  
reserve - Scotland February 1956
 

Age 22  
one appearance - France October 1956
B  
one appearance - Scotland February 1957
under 23  
reserve - Scotland February 1957
B  
one appearance - Bulgaria May 1957; reserve - Romania & Czechoslovakia May 1957

Age 28
1 355 4 April 1962 - England 3 Austria 1
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Fr HW   4

one of two who became the 802nd player (802) to appear for England.
the eighteenth Sunderland player to represent England

2 356 14 April 1962 - Scotland 2 England 0
Hampden Park, Glasgow
BC AL   4
  
 
WCF
reserve rh 14x
359 31 May 1962 - Hungary 2 England 1, Estadio Braden Copper Co., Rancagua NL
reserve
360 2 June 1962 - England 3 Argentina 1, Estadio Braden Copper Co., Rancagua NW
361 7 June 1962 - Bulgaria 0 England 0, Estadio Braden Copper Co., Rancagua ND
362 10 June 1962 - Brazil 3 England 1, Estádio Municipal, Viña del Mar NL
   

   
 
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