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Chris Anderson Squad Index
Information:
1952-53 Squad Number:
4
Position:
Right Half
Date of Birth:
30th August 1925
Birthplace:
Aberdeen
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 11
Weight:
12st 0lbs
Signed:
18/11/1943
Career History:
Mugiemoss/Aberdeen 18th November 1943/Caledonian 18th April 1946/Hartlepool 17th September 1946 (on-loan)/Aberdeen 17th January 1947/Arbroath 4th July 1953, Released 30th April 1957/Arbroath Coach to May 1960/Aberdeen Director 5th October 1967
 
Profile:
Signed from Mugiemoss in 1944 and went on to become a first team regular at Pittodrie. After being given a free transfer in 1953, Chris joined Arbroath where he played League games before going on to be assistant manager and then chief coach. He steered Arbroath to promotion in season 1958-1959. Later returned to Pittodrie as a director on 5th October 1967, and went on to play a major role in the Dons rise to European stardom in the 80's. Chris Anderson was still on the Aberdeen board until his untimely death in May 1986.
Chris Anderson

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
27/09/1943
Aberdeen 2-1 Queens Park
Friendly Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 4,000 18 Start

Appearances
Season League League Cup Scottish Cup Europe Total Other
  App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals
1952-53
4
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7
0
0
1
0
0
1951-52
11
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
15
0
0
1
0
0
1950-51
20
0
1
10
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
32
0
2
2
0
1
1949-50
29
0
0
6
0
0
5
0
1
0
0
0
40
0
1
8
0
0
1948-49
7
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
8
0
0
1
0
0
1944-45
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
1943-44
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
12
0
0
Totals:
71
0
1
19
0
1
12
0
1
0
0
0
102
0
3
30
0
1
Total Appearances/Goals: 102 3