Trevor Anderson Profile

Trevor Anderson

Man­chester Uni­ted Facts­book Fea­ture: Tre­vor An­der­son, born Bel­fast, North­ern Ire­land, Mar­ch 3, 1951. Tre­vor An­der­son star­ted out at Portadown be­fore he sig­ned for Man­chester Uni­ted for a fee of £20,000 in Oct­ober 1972. The for­ward then made his de­but for Uni­ted when he took the field as a sub­sti­tute for Bri­an Kidd in a 2-0 Fir­st Di­vi­sion win over South­ampton at The Dell on the 31st of Mar­ch 1973.

The high­light of Tre­vor Anderson´s rather short ca­reer at Man­chester Uni­ted ar­rived when he sco­red the win­ner in a 1-0 Fir­st Di­vi­sion tri­umph ag­ainst Don Revie´s Leeds Uni­ted at El­land Road on the 18th of April 1973. Af­ter play­ing in on­ly 19 Lea­gue mat­ches for Uni­ted, An­der­son mo­ved on to Third Di­vi­sion te­am Swin­don To­wn for whom the rock­et-heeled and tricky-footed stri­ker notched up 35 Lea­gue goals in 131 ap­pear­ances for The Robins be­tween 1974 and 1977. In Dec­ember 1977, he de­cided to sign wi­th fel­low Third Di­vi­sion si­de Pe­ter­bor­ough Uni­ted where he con­trib­uted six hits in 49 Lea­gue ga­mes for The Posh be­fore he joi­ned Ir­ish Lea­gue club Lin­field at the end of the re­leg­a­tion sea­son of 1978-79. A North­ern Ire­land in­ter­na­tion­al, he hit two goals on his full de­but for The Green and White Army in a 3-0 Wor­ld Cup Quali­fier win ag­ainst Cyprus at Craven Cot­tage on the 8th May of 1973, and went on to gain 22 seni­or caps for his coun­try. Tre­vor An­der­son Play­ing Ca­reer: Portadown, Man­chester Uni­ted, Swin­don To­wn, Pe­ter­bor­ough Uni­ted, Lin­field. Play­ing Hon­ours: Ir­ish Lea­gue 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, Ir­ish Cup 1981, 1982, Gold Cup 1980, 1982, 1984, 1985, Ul­ster Cup 1980, 1985, Coun­ty An­trim Shield 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, Tyler All-Ire­land Cup 1981.


Trevor Anderson Quickfacts

Tre­vor An­der­son con­ver­ted a hat-trick of pen­al­ties for Swin­don To­wn dur­ing a com­pre­hens­ive 5-1 Lea­gue Di­vi­sion Three vic­tory ag­ainst Walsall at the Coun­ty Gro­und on the 24th of April 1976.


1972-73 Sea­son:

South­ampton 0 Man­chester Uni­ted 2
Man­chester Uni­ted 1 Nor­wich City 0
Man­chester Uni­ted 2 Crys­tal Pal­ace 0
Sto­ke City 2 Man­chester Uni­ted 2
Leeds Uni­ted 0 Man­chester Uni­ted 1
Man­chester Uni­ted 0 Man­chester City 0
Chel­sea 1 Man­chester Uni­ted 0

1973-74 Sea­son:

Ar­senal 3 Man­chester Uni­ted 0
Man­chester Uni­ted 1 Sto­ke City 0
Man­chester Uni­ted 2 Queens Park Ran­gers 1
Lei­cester City 1 Man­chester Uni­ted 0
Ips­wich To­wn 2 Man­chester Uni­ted 1
Man­chester Uni­ted 1 Lei­cester City 2
Man­chester Uni­ted 3 West Ham Uni­ted 1
Leeds Uni­ted 0 Man­chester Uni­ted 0
Man­chester Uni­ted 0 Liver­pool 0
Wolver­hampton Wan­derers 2 Man­chester Uni­ted 1
Man­chester Uni­ted 0 Der­by Coun­ty 1
Man­chester Uni­ted 0 South­ampton 0

Total Ap­pear­ances: 19

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