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Chelsea FC Player Profile: George Anderson

Summary | Matches

Full Name: George Russell Anderson

Born: Monday, 24th October 1904
Place of Birth: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: Saturday, 9th November 1974

Playing Career:

Chelsea (May 1927 to Jun 1929) - cost: unknown
Norwich City
Carlisle United
Huddersfield Town
Mansfield Town

Chelsea Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 4th February 1928, West Bromwich Albion 3 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 23 years 3 months 11 days

Last Appearance: Tuesday, 25th December 1928, Stoke City 0 - 1 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1927 / 28 500005
1928 / 29 400004


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl

* oth = other competitive matches such as Full Members Cup, Charity/Community Shield, Fifa World Club Cup.
Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. George Anderson made 9 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League4th Feb 1928West Bromwich Albion30Chelsea23,718 match lost
League20th Feb 1928Stoke City10Chelsea15,770 match lost
League17th Mar 1928Swansea Town00Chelsea15,563 match drawn
League9th Apr 1928Oldham Athletic21Chelsea18,992 match lost
League14th Apr 1928South Shields21Chelsea3,395 match lost
League8th Dec 1928Chelsea11Tottenham Hotspur45,840 match drawn
League15th Dec 1928Reading33Chelsea13,338 match drawn
League22nd Dec 1928Chelsea11Notts County19,560 match drawn
League25th Dec 1928Stoke City01Chelsea21,862 match won
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Chelsea FC Player George Anderson

Games Won: 1
Win Percentage: 11.11%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea career of 9 appearances, George Anderson played alongside the following 20 players (number of appearances together in brackets)

Sid Bishop (2)
George Biswell (1)
Jackie Crawford (6)
Willie Ferguson (7)
Sam Irving (6)
William Jackson (2)
Tommy Law (9)
Jack Meredith (3)
Harold Miller (6)
Sam Millington (9)
Leslie Odell (2)
George Pearson (7)
John Priestley (2)
George Rodgers (3)
Willie Russell (2)
George Smith (7)
Albert Thain (6)
Jack Townrow (5)
Harry Wilding (2)
Andy Wilson (3)