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Stan Anderson

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Full nameStanley Anderson
Date of birth27 February 1933(age 84)
Place of birthHorden, England
Playing positionMidfielder

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Stanley Anderson (born 27 February 1933, in Horden) a former English football player and manager. An England international who earned two caps while at Sunderland, he also played for Newcastle and Middlesbrough, becoming the first player to captain all three big north-east clubs. He succeeded Raich Carter as Middlesbrough manager in April 1966 and remained at the club until resigning in April 1973 to be replaced by Jack Charlton. In his time the club were relegated from and promoted to the Football League second division.

After leaving Middlesbrough he managed in Greece for AEK Athens FC and Panathinaikos FC and in England, where he became boss at QPR, Doncaster Rovers and Bolton Wanderers before giving up management after resigning in 1981.

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