Stan Anderson (Scottish footballer)

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Stan Anderson
Personal information
Full name Alexander Anderson
Date of birth (1939-06-22)22 June 1939
Place of birth Craigneuk, Scotland
Date of death 3 December 1997(1997-12-03) (aged 58)
Playing position Wing half
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957–1959 Hamilton Academical 72 (25)
1959–1961 Rangers 1 (0)
1961–1962 Hamilton Academical 34 (2)
1962–1963 Queen of the South 33 (4)
1963–1966 Hamilton Academical 103 (16)
1966–1970 Clyde 116 (10)
Total 359 (57)
Teams managed
1973–1976 Clyde
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Stan Anderson (22 June 1939 – 3 December 1997) was a Scottish football player and manager.

Anderson was born in Craigneuk, Scotland. He started his career in 1957 at Hamilton Academical.[1] He moved to Rangers two years later but was unable to break into the senior team, making only one appearance for the club during a 4-1 win over Clyde on 27 April 1960. A return to Accies followed in 1961[1] then a season with Queen of the South[1] before a final spell with Hamilton.[1] In 1966 Anderson moved to Clyde and went on to make over one hundred appearances for the team.[1]

After retiring in 1970, Anderson joined the Dumbarton coaching staff.[1] He returned to Rangers as reserve-team coach under William Waddell and later Jock Wallace. In 1973, he was appointed manager of Clyde, spending three seasons in charge.


  1. ^ a b c d e f Stan Anderson at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database
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