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russell anderson

Central Defender


Squad Number: 4
Position: Central Defender
Date of Birth: Wednesday, October 25, 1978
Birthplace: Aberdeen
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 6' 1
Weight: 12st 6lbs
Signed: 19th July 1996
Latest in a long line of Aberdeen players to make the full Scotland side. Made his debut for the Dons in 1997 and in 2003 signed a new two-year deal. Suffered long term injury in the 2000 Scottish Cup Final, which prevented Anderson from fulfilling his potential earlier. Was made captain of the Dons under Steve Paterson and looks to get back in to the Scotland side, Anderson made his 200th appearance for the Dons before the end of season 2003-04. After an injury plagued spell of almost four seasons in the English Leagues Russell returned in 2011 for a second stint at Aberdeen where he resumed his Captain's armband. in March 2014 Russell led the Club to League Cup success in the final against Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

Aberdeen Debut

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Date Result Competition Venue Attendance Age at debut Type RedTv Report
26/02/1995 Aberdeen 2 - 0 Partick Thistle SPL Youth 18 0