Former England international Stan Anderson dies aged 85
By PA Sport
Last Updated: 11/06/18 1:18pm
Former England international Stan Anderson has died at the age of 85.
Wing-half Anderson, who won two caps for England and was part of the 1962 World Cup finals squad in Chile, captained Sunderland, Newcastle and Middlesbrough during a distinguished playing career.
A statement on Newcastle's official website, said: "Former wing-half Stan Anderson, who had the distinction of captaining Newcastle United, Sunderland and Middlesbrough, has sadly passed away. He was 85.
We're saddened by the news that Stan Anderson, who had the distinction of captaining Newcastle United, @SunderlandAFC and @Boro, has sadly passed away.— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) June 11, 2018
Our deepest condolences go to Stan’s family and his many friends both in and out of football. https://t.co/wAXEWWfA74 #NUFC pic.twitter.com/gJLnUKFgOK
"Stan, who is remembered fondly on Tyneside, Wearside and Teesside, sadly passed away on Sunday 10th June 2018.
"Our deepest condolences go to Stan's family and his many friends both in and out of football."
Born in Horden, County Durham, Anderson made his Sunderland debut at the age of 19 and spent 11 years at Roker Park before moving to St James' Park in November 1963.
He helped the Magpies win the 1964-65 Second Division title before heading down the A19 to Boro, where he spent seven seasons as manager after hanging up his boots.
He also had spells in charge at AEK Athens, QPR, Doncaster and Bolton.