1 June 2012

Des Anderson


Name: John Desmond Anderson
Born: 11 September 1940, Downpatrick
Height:
Weight:
Position: Centre-Half

Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 6 Amateur Caps (1959-1962)
Club Honours: (with Exeter) Football League Division Four fourth place (promoted) 1963/64.

Club Career:
Teams
Seasons
Signed
Fee
League
FA Cup
Europe
Other
Cliftonville
-
-
Amateur
-
-
-
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Glenavon
-
-61
Amateur
-
-
2/0
-
Exeter City
62/63-65/66
Aug-62
-
142(2)/1
-
-
-
Johannesburg Rangers
1966
-
-
27(-)/1
(South Africa NFL)
Chesterfield
66/67-67/68
Jul-66
-
8(0)/0
-
-
-
Johannesburg Rangers
1968
-
-
16(-)/0
(South Africa NFL)
Matlock Town
-
-
-
-
(Midland League)
TOTALS
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£-
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-
-
-

Biography:
Twice captain of Ireland Amateurs, in 1962 he played in an Under-23 trial match.

In 1964 he was part of the Exeter side that achieved a first ever promotion as they finished in fourth place in the Fourth Division.

Grecian Archives

Northern Ireland Amateur Cap Details:
26-09-1959 England. H D 1-1
24-09-1960 England. A L 2-3
14-01-1961 Wales... A L 1-4
18-02-1961 Scotland H D 3-3
13-01-1962 Wales... H W 3-1
17-02-1962 Scotland A D 0-0

Summary: 6/0. Won 1, Drew 3, Lost 2.

2 comments:

Unknown said...

You may be interested to know that Des Anderson had two spells with Rangers FC Johannesburg.
In 1966, he made 27 lge.apps, scoring once.
Following two Seasons with Chesterfield, he returned to Johannesburg in 1968, making 16 lge.apps.

Sincerely
O.E. Jenssen, Oslo.

jcd said...

Thanks for the pointer.

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