Glasgow born outside left Andrew Anderson started with Glasgow Ashfield in 1903, joining St Mirren in October 1904 where he came to prominence at outside left scoring 38 goals in 120 appearances for The Buddies before being signed by Newcastle United for £350 in May 1908. He made his Football League debut at Woolwich Arsenal that September and scored 3 goals in 19 League appearances as Newcastle won the League Championship.
During his time at Newcastle he featured in an international trial, playing for The Anglo Scots vs The Scots, but he wasn’t selected for an international He also played in the FA Charity Shield win over Northampton Town at Stamford Bridge in April 1909, however during his four seasons at St James’ Park he was never quite guaranteed a regular spot and didn’t get into the team for either the 1910 or 1911 FA Cup Finals.
After 7 goals in 68 games he joined Third Lanark for £100 in May 1912 but returned to the Football League with Leicester Fosse in July 1914, playing a single season scoring once in 26 appearances before peacetime football was suspended due to the onset of the First World War in 1915. After the War he played in the Scottish League for Abercorn in 1919.