Anthony Elding

Date of birth16 April 1982
Place of birthBoston
NationalityEnglish
Weight87 kg
Height1.85 m
PositionForward

Elding had played at Liverpool, Lincoln City and Grimsby Town's academies before joining Boston United.

He joined Stevenage Borough in February 2003 in a two-year deal.

Elding returned to his home town club in May 2006 with a two-year contract.

He joined Stockport County in January 2007 with a contract to June 2009.

Elding joined Leeds United in January 2008 with a contract to June 2010.

He joined Crewe Alexandra in July 2008 with a three-year contract that was cancelled in January 2010.

Elding joined Rochdale in July 2010 with a two-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Boston United 01 Mar 1999 12 Feb 2003
Tottenham Hotspur 07 Jan 2002 10 Jan 2002 T
Bolton Wanderers 21 Jan 2002 26 Jan 2002 T
Middlesbrough 28 Jan 2002 01 Feb 2002 T
Stevenage 12 Feb 2003 16 Jan 2006
Kettering Town 16 Jan 2006 07 May 2006
Boston United 09 May 2006 01 Jan 2007
Stockport County 01 Jan 2007 31 Jan 2008
Leeds United 31 Jan 2008 23 Jul 2008
Crewe Alexandra 23 Jul 2008 04 Jan 2010
Lincoln City 05 Jan 2009 08 Apr 2009 L
Kettering Town 03 Nov 2009 03 Jan 2010 L
Ferencváros 10 Jan 2010 30 Jun 2010
Rochdale 28 Jul 2010 25 Jul 2011
Stockport County 07 Jan 2011 31 May 2011 L
Grimsby Town 25 Jul 2011 08 Feb 2013
Preston North End 15 Nov 2012 01 Jan 2013 L
Sligo Rovers 22 Feb 2013

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2002-03 Boston United FA Cup
1
2002-03 Boston United LDV Vans Trophy
1
2002-03 Boston United League Division 3 3
5
1
2003-04 Stevenage FA Cup 2
1
2
2003-04 Stevenage LDV Vans Trophy 1
2004-05 Stevenage FA Cup 1
1
2004-05 Stevenage LDV Vans Trophy 1
1
2005-06 Stevenage FA Cup 1
2
2
2005-06 Stevenage LDV Vans Trophy 1
2006-07 Boston United FA Cup
1
2006-07 Boston United Johnstones Paint Trophy
1
2006-07 Boston United League Two 18
1
5
2006-07 Stockport County League Two 20
11
3
2007-08 Leeds United League One 4
5
1
2007-08 Stockport County FA Cup 2
2007-08 Stockport County Johnstones Paint Trophy 3
1
2007-08 Stockport County League Cup 2
1
2007-08 Stockport County League Two 18
7
13
2
2008-09 Crewe Alexandra Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
1
2008-09 Crewe Alexandra League Cup 2
1
2
2008-09 Crewe Alexandra League One 10
6
1
2008-09 Lincoln City League Two 15
3
1
2009-10 Crewe Alexandra Johnstones Paint Trophy
1
2009-10 Crewe Alexandra League Cup
1
2009-10 Crewe Alexandra League Two 4
6
2009-10 Kettering Town FA Cup 3
1
2010-11 Rochdale FA Cup 1
1
2010-11 Rochdale Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2010-11 Rochdale League Cup 1
1
1
2010-11 Rochdale League One 9
8
3
2010-11 Stockport County League Two 18
3
3
1
2011-12 Grimsby Town FA Cup 3
1
2012-13 Preston North End League One 2
3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
10 Aug 2002 Boston United v AFC Bournemouth D 2-2 League Division 3
14 Sep 2002 Boston United v Oxford United L 1-3 League Division 3
18 Sep 2002 Boston United v Swansea City W 1-0 League Division 3
21 Sep 2002 Carlisle United v Boston United L 4-2 League Division 3
28 Sep 2002 Boston United v Cambridge United L 1-3 League Division 3
05 Oct 2002 Macclesfield Town v Boston United L 2-0 League Division 3
12 Oct 2002 Boston United v Torquay United W 2-1 League Division 3
23 Oct 2002 Boston United v Yeovil Town W 4-2 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - southern section
16 Nov 2002 Northampton Town v Boston United L 3-2 FA Cup 1st round
23 Nov 2002 Hull City v Boston United L 1-0 League Division 3
01 Sep 2006 Hartlepool United v Boston United L 2-1 League Two
09 Sep 2006 Boston United v Stockport County W 2-1 League Two
12 Sep 2006 Barnet v Boston United D 3-3 League Two
16 Sep 2006 Accrington Stanley v Boston United L 2-1 League Two
23 Sep 2006 Boston United v Rochdale L 0-3 League Two
27 Sep 2006 Boston United v Lincoln City W 1-0 League Two
30 Sep 2006 Swindon Town v Boston United D 1-1 League Two
07 Oct 2006 Bristol Rovers v Boston United L 1-0 League Two
14 Oct 2006 Boston United v Mansfield Town D 1-1 League Two
17 Oct 2006 Brighton and Hove Albion v Boston United L 2-0 Johnstone's Paint Trophy 1st round - southern section
21 Oct 2006 Bury v Boston United L 2-1 League Two
04 Nov 2006 Boston United v Notts County D 3-3 League Two
11 Nov 2006 AFC Bournemouth v Boston United L 4-0 FA Cup 1st round
18 Nov 2006 Macclesfield Town v Boston United W 2-3 League Two
25 Nov 2006 Boston United v Hereford United D 1-1 League Two
05 Dec 2006 Chester City v Boston United L 3-1 League Two
09 Dec 2006 Boston United v Wrexham W 4-0 League Two
16 Dec 2006 Torquay United v Boston United W 0-1 League Two
23 Dec 2006 Boston United v Walsall D 1-1 League Two
26 Dec 2006 Lincoln City v Boston United L 2-1 League Two
30 Dec 2006 Rochdale v Boston United L 4-0 League Two


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.