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Peter Anderson (footballer born 1932)

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Full namePeter Dennis Anderson
Date of birth11 September 1932(age 84)
Place of birthDevonport, Devon, England
Playing positionDefender

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Peter Dennis Anderson (born 11 September 1932) is an English former professional footballer who made more than 300 appearances in the Football League playing as a winger for Plymouth Argyle and Torquay United.

Anderson was born in Devonport, and began his career with local Devon side Oak Villa while studying at the Astor Institute. He signed for Plymouth Argyle in July 1950, and made his league debut in April 1953 against Brentford in the Second Division at Home Park. He stayed at Plymouth for more than 12 years, clocking up 259 appearances and 46 goals in all competitions. In December 1962, he moved to Torquay United, scoring on his debut in a 2 0 home win against Hartlepools United on 2 February 1963. He made 77 league appearances and scored 18 goals for Torquay. He remained a regular until the 1964 65 season when he lost his place to Bill Atkinson, before moving into non-league football.

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