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Darren Anderton

Tottenham Hotspur FC

30 appearances, 7 goals

P 30 W 13 D 12 L 5 F 44: A 21
*(actual F 41: A 21)
63% successful

1994-2002

disciplined: 1
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
2386

Profile

Full name Darren Robert Anderton

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)

Born 3 March 1972 in Southampton, Hampshire [registered in Southampton, June 1972].
Attended Bitterne Park Comprehensive School, Southampton
Height/Weight 6' 1", 12st 0lb [1999].

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [1999] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Started playing for Itchen Saints, in the Southampton Tyro League.  Joined as a Portsmouth FC trainee, signing professionally on 5 February 1990. He appeared in 67 league matches, scoring seven times. He joined Tottenham Hotspur FC on 3 June 1992 for £1.75 million and went onto make 299 Premiership appearances, he scored 34 goals. He was linked to a move to Liverpool FC in the summer of 2001, but he remained loyal to his club, however, he left Spurs on a free transfer in the summer of 2004 to Birmingham City FC, he made twenty league appearances, scoring three times, then onto Glenn Hoddle's Wolverhampton Wanderers FC a year later, also on a free transfer, and he managed another 24 league appearances, and another solitary goal.  On 8 September 2006, Anderton joined Bournemouth AFC on a free transfer, he played 66 league matchs and scored twelve. He retired on 7 December 2008 with a last-minute volley against Chester City FC. Overall, he completed 451 league games and 57 goals.
Club honours Football League Cup winner 1998-99;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2009].

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 1051st players (1052) to appear for England.
Position(s) Midfielder
First match No. 703, 9 March 1994, England 1 Denmark 0, a friendly match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 22 years 6 days.
Last match No. 785, 10 November 2001, England 1 Sweden 1, a friendly match at Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester, aged 29 years 253 days.
Major tournaments None.
Team honours Tournoi Espoirs de Toulon (U21) Champions 1993; Tournoi de France winners 1997;
Individual honours England B (one appearance), England U21 (twelve appearances, one goal), England Youth.
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Recently retired....was an analyst for Canadian TV station TSN for coverage of Euro 2012.

 

Darren Anderton - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts sub on sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
35+ 30 12 28 2 9 2386 7 341 min 1 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Darren Anderton - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 19 8 9 2 28 13 +15 6 11 1.474 0.684 65.8 +6
Away 7 3 2 2 9 4 +5 2 4 1.286 0.571 57.1 +1
Neutral 4 2 1 1 7 4 +3 0 2 1.75 1.00 62.5 +1
All 30 13 12 5 44 21 +23 8 17 1.467 0.70 63.3 +8

 

Darren Anderton - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
WCF 4 2 1 1 7 4 +3 0 2 1.75 1.00 62.5 +1
World Cup 4 2 1 1 7 4 +3 0 2 1.75 1.00 62.5 +1

ECP

3 1 1 1 4 2 +2 1 2 1.333 0.667 50.0 =0
ECF 5 2 3 0 8 3 +5 1 2 1.60 0.60 70.0 +2
European Championship 8 3 4 1 12 5 +7 2 4 1.50 0.625 62.5 +2
Minor Tournament/Cup 4 2 1 1 7 7 =0 0 1 1.75 1.75 62.5 +1
Friendly 14 6 6 2 18 5 +13 6 10 1.286 0.357 64.3 +4
All 30 13 12 5 44 21 +23 8 17 1.467 0.70 63.3 +8

 

Darren Anderton - Match Record - Tournament Matches

World Cup Final Tournament

Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1998 4 2 1 1 7 4 +3 0 2 1.75 1.00 62.5 +1
WCF All 4 2 1 1 7 4 +3 0 2 1.75 1.00 62.5 +1
European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 1998-2000 3 1 1 1 4 2 +2 1 2 1.333 0.667 50.0 =0
ECP All 3 1 1 1 4 2 +2 1 2 1.333 0.667 50.0 =0
European Championship Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 1996 5 2 3 0 8 3 +5 1 2 1.60 0.60 70.0 +2
ECF All 5 2 3 0 8 3 +5 1 2 1.60 0.60 70.0 +2
European Championship
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 1994-96 5 2 3 0 8 3 +5 1 2 1.60 0.60 70.0 +2
EC 1998-2000 3 1 1 1 4 2 +2 1 2 1.333 0.667 50.0 =0
EC All 8 3 4 1 12 5 +7 2 4 1.50 0.625 62.5 +2
Minor Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Umbro Cup 1995 3 1 1 1 6 7 -1 0 0 2.00 2.333 50.0 =0
King Fahd 1998 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
TC All 4 2 1 1 7 7 =0 0 1 1.75 1.75 62.5 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 4 2 1 1 7 4 +3 0 2 1.75 1.00 62.5 +1
EC 8 3 4 1 12 5 +7 2 4 1.50 0.625 62.5 +2
TC 4 2 1 1 7 7 =0 0 1 1.75 1.75 62.5 +1
All 16 7 6 3 26 16 +10 2 7 1.625 1.00 62.5 +4

 

Darren Anderton - Match History
 Club: Tottenham Hotspur F.C. - 30 full caps

Coach: Terry Venables - 16 full capsx

Age 22
1 703 9 March 1994 - England 1 Denmark 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 11
2 704 17 May 1994 - England 5 Greece 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 23 off 62 11

4-0 when substituted

3 705 22 May 1994 - England 0 Norway 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start off 76 11

0-0 when substituted

4 706 7 September 1994 - England 2 USA 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 11
5 709 15 February 1995 - Republic of Ireland vs. England, Lansdowne Road, Dublin - abandoned after 27 minutes. Fr Aab Start 27 11
Age 23
6 710 29 March 1995 - England 0 Uruguay 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 11
7 711 3 June 1995 - England 2 Japan 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley TC HW Start 48 11
8 712 8 June 1995 - England 3 Sweden 3, Elland Road, Leeds HD Start 89 11
9 713 11 June 1995 - England 1 Brazil 3, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HL Start 11
Age 24
10 720 18 May 1996 - England 3 Hungary 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start
38, 52
11
11 721 23 May 1996 - China PR 0 England 3, Workers' Stadium, Beijing Fr AW Start 11
12 722 8 June 1996 - England 1 Switzerland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECF HD Start 11
13 723 15 June 1996 - Scotland 0 England 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HW Start
14 724 18 June 1996 - Netherlands 1 England 4, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HW Start
15 725 22 June 1996 - Spain 0 England 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HD Start off 109
0-0 when subbed
16 726 26 June 1996 - Germany 1 England 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HW Start
x

Coach: Glenn Hoddle - 10 full capsx

Age 26
1 b 21 April 1998 - England B 4 Russia B 1, Rangers Stadium, Shepherds Bush Fr HW Start off 82 11
17 744 23 May 1998 - England 0 Saudi Arabia 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 8
18 745 27 May 1998 - Morocco 0 England 1, Complexe Sportif Mohammed V, Casablanca TC AW Start 7
- 746 29 May 1998 - Belgium 0 England 0, Complexe Sportif Mohammed V, Casablanca ND squad member
19 747 15 June 1998 - England 2 Tunisia 0, Le Stade Vélodrome, Marseille WCF NW Start 14
20 748 22 June 1998 - Romania 2 England 1, Stade Municipal, Toulouse NL Start
21 749 26 June 1998 - England 2 Colombia 0, Stade Félix-Bollaert, Lens NW Start 20 off 79

2-0 when subbed

22 750 30 June 1998 - Argentina 2 England 2, Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Étienne ND Start off 97

2-2 when substituted

23 751 5 September 1998 - Sweden 2 England 1, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna ECP AL Start off 43 7

1-2 when substituted

24 752 10 October 1998 - England 0 Bulgaria 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HD Start
56 off 67
7

0-0 when substituted

25 753 14 October 1998 - Luxembourg 0 England 3, Stade Josy Barthel, Stad Lëtzebuerg AW Start off 63 8

2-0 when substituted

26 754 18 November 1998 - England 2 Czech Republic 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 21 8
x

Coach: Howard Wilkinson - 1 full capx

27 755 10 February 1999 - England 0 France 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HL Start 11
x

Coach: Kevin Keegan - 1 full capx

Age 28
- 756 27 March 1999 - England 3 Poland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HW injured squad member
- 760 4 September 1999 - England 6 Luxembourg 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HW injured squad member
- 761 8 September 1999 - Poland 0 England 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley AD
28 772 2 September 2000 - France 1 England 1, Stade de France, Saint-Denis Fr AD Start off 69 11

0-1 when substituted

x

Coach: Peter Taylor - 1 full capx

Age 28
29 775 15 November 2000 - Italy 1 England 0, Stadio delle Alpi, Torino Fr AL sub 78 16

1-0 when substituting

x

Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson - 1 full capx

Age 29
30 785 10 November 2001 - England 1 Sweden 1, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HD sub 58 21

1-1 when substituting

- 786 13 February 2002 - Netherlands 1 England 1, Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam Fr AD injured squad member

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