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Hibernian Player Bill Anderson Details

Anderson, Bill

PositionForward
Date of Birth06/11/1926
Place of BirthGlencraig
NationalityScottish
Signed FromBishop Auckland
Sold ToSouthend United
Games Played1 [Show all]
Games Started1
Games On As Sub0
Goals0
Yellow Cards0
Red Cards0
DebutVs Stirling Albion on 07/04/1954 in Scottish League (A 1-2)
Age on Debut27 Years and 152 Days


Season Breakdown

 Scottish LeagueScottish CupLeague CupOtherTotal
SeasonStarts (As Sub)GoalsStarts (As Sub)GoalsStarts (As Sub)GoalsStarts (As Sub)GoalsStarts (As Sub)Goals
1953/19541 (0)00 (0)00 (0)00 (0)01 (0)0
Totals1 (0)00 (0)00 (0)00 (0)01 (0)0


Last 5 Games Started

DateVenueCompetition (Round)OpponentResultScore
07/04/1954AwayScottish League (Division One (old) / 27)Stirling AlbionLost1-2


Current Comments

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Bill Anderson was educated at the Queen Victoria School (Dunblane). He played for Bishop Auckland in the English Amateur Cup Final and was also capped by Scotland as an amateur. In May 1954 he joined Southend United, making 16 FL appearances and scoring 1 goal. His last club was non-League
Weymouth.

Posted by Patrick Roberts on 13/05/2011 - 17:37

Misc/trivia :- Bill was part of the 15-man squad for the inaugural 'Torneio Octogonal Rivadavia Correa Meyer' in Brazil in the summer of 1953. He played in Hibs' last game of the tournament Vs Fluminense on 20/06/1953 at the Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro (A 0-3).


Source :- "Prince of Wingers - Gordon Smith" by Tony Smith.

Posted by Patrick Roberts on 08/10/2012 - 00:57

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