Russell Anderson

Date of birth25 October 1978
Place of birthAberdeen
NationalityScottish
Weight74 kg
Height1.82 m
PositionDefender

Anderson joined Sunderland in July 2007 with a three-year contract that was cancelled in January 2010.

He then joined Derby County with a contract to June 2010 that was extended to June 2012 in April 2010 before it was cancelled in December 2011.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Aberdeen 19 Jul 1996 19 Jul 2007
Sunderland 19 Jul 2007 14 Jan 2010
Plymouth Argyle 19 Feb 2008 31 May 2008 L
Burnley 26 Aug 2008 31 May 2009 L
Derby County 15 Jan 2010 12 Dec 2011
Aberdeen 17 Jan 2012

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1999-00 Aberdeen Scottish FA Cup 7
1
1999-00 Aberdeen Scottish League Cup 5
1999-00 Aberdeen Scottish Premier League 34
1
6
2001-02 Aberdeen Scottish FA Cup
1
2001-02 Aberdeen Scottish Premier League 17
7
1
3
2002-03 Aberdeen Scottish League Cup 2
1
2002-03 Aberdeen Scottish Premier League 22
2
4
2002-03 Aberdeen UEFA Cup 4
1
2004-05 Aberdeen Scottish Premier League 31
1
6
2007-08 Plymouth Argyle League Championship 14
6
2007-08 Sunderland League Cup 1
2007-08 Sunderland Premier League
1
2008-09 Burnley League Championship 4
1
2008-09 Burnley League Cup 1
2009-10 Derby County League Championship 9
6
1
1
2010-11 Derby County League Championship 4
7
1
2011-12 Derby County League Championship 5
3
2


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
01 Aug 1999 Aberdeen v Celtic L 0-5 Scottish Premier League
07 Aug 1999 Kilmarnock v Aberdeen L 2-0 Scottish Premier League
14 Aug 1999 Aberdeen v Dundee L 0-2 Scottish Premier League
17 Aug 1999 Aberdeen v Livingston W 1-0 Scottish League Cup 2nd round
22 Aug 1999 Heart of Midlothian v Aberdeen L 3-0 Scottish Premier League
29 Aug 1999 Aberdeen v St Johnstone L 0-3 Scottish Premier League
11 Sep 1999 Rangers v Aberdeen L 3-0 Scottish Premier League
18 Sep 1999 Aberdeen v Dundee United L 1-2 Scottish Premier League
02 Oct 1999 Aberdeen v Hibernian D 2-2 Scottish Premier League
12 Oct 1999 Aberdeen v Falkirk D 1-1 Scottish League Cup 3rd round
16 Oct 1999 Celtic v Aberdeen L 7-0 Scottish Premier League
20 Oct 1999 Motherwell v Aberdeen W 5-6 Scottish Premier League
23 Oct 1999 Aberdeen v Kilmarnock D 2-2 Scottish Premier League
30 Oct 1999 Aberdeen v Rangers L 1-5 Scottish Premier League
06 Nov 1999 Dundee United v Aberdeen L 3-1 Scottish Premier League
21 Nov 1999 St Johnstone v Aberdeen D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
27 Nov 1999 Hibernian v Aberdeen L 2-0 Scottish Premier League
01 Dec 1999 Aberdeen v Rangers W 1-0 Scottish League Cup Quarter-final
08 Dec 1999 Aberdeen v Heart of Midlothian W 3-1 Scottish Premier League
11 Dec 1999 Aberdeen v Celtic L 0-6 Scottish Premier League
27 Dec 1999 Aberdeen v Dundee United W 3-1 Scottish Premier League
22 Jan 2000 Rangers v Aberdeen L 5-0 Scottish Premier League
26 Jan 2000 Aberdeen v Motherwell D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
29 Jan 2000 St Mirren v Aberdeen D 1-1 Scottish FA Cup 3rd round
05 Feb 2000 Aberdeen v St Johnstone W 2-1 Scottish Premier League
08 Feb 2000 Aberdeen v St Mirren W 2-0 Scottish FA Cup 3rd round replay
13 Feb 2000 Aberdeen v Dundee United W 1-0 Scottish League Cup Semi-final
20 Feb 2000 Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Aberdeen D 1-1 Scottish FA Cup 4th round
23 Feb 2000 Dundee v Aberdeen W 1-3 Scottish Premier League
26 Feb 2000 Aberdeen v Hibernian W 4-0 Scottish Premier League
29 Feb 2000 Aberdeen v Inverness Caledonian Thistle W 1-0 Scottish FA Cup 4th round replay
04 Mar 2000 Motherwell v Aberdeen L 1-0 Scottish Premier League
12 Mar 2000 Dundee United v Aberdeen W 0-1 Scottish FA Cup Quarter-final
19 Mar 2000 Aberdeen v Celtic L 0-2 Scottish League Cup Final
22 Mar 2000 Heart of Midlothian v Aberdeen L 3-0 Scottish Premier League
25 Mar 2000 Dundee United v Aberdeen D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
01 Apr 2000 Aberdeen v Rangers D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
09 Apr 2000 Hibernian v Aberdeen W 1-2 Scottish FA Cup Semi-final
12 Apr 2000 Kilmarnock v Aberdeen L 1-0 Scottish Premier League
15 Apr 2000 Aberdeen v Heart of Midlothian L 1-2 Scottish Premier League
18 Apr 2000 Aberdeen v Dundee L 0-1 Scottish Premier League
22 Apr 2000 Aberdeen v Motherwell W 2-1 Scottish Premier League
29 Apr 2000 Hibernian v Aberdeen L 1-0 Scottish Premier League
02 May 2000 St Johnstone v Aberdeen L 2-1 Scottish Premier League
21 May 2000 Dundee v Aberdeen W 0-2 Scottish Premier League
27 May 2000 Aberdeen v Rangers L 0-4 Scottish FA Cup Final
22 Sep 2001 Celtic v Aberdeen L 2-0 Scottish Premier League
13 Oct 2001 Livingston v Aberdeen D 2-2 Scottish Premier League
20 Oct 2001 Aberdeen v Dunfermline Athletic W 3-2 Scottish Premier League
27 Oct 2001 Aberdeen v Heart of Midlothian W 3-2 Scottish Premier League
04 Nov 2001 Rangers v Aberdeen L 2-0 Scottish Premier League
10 Nov 2001 Aberdeen v Motherwell W 1-0 Scottish Premier League
17 Nov 2001 Aberdeen v Hibernian W 2-0 Scottish Premier League
24 Nov 2001 Motherwell v Aberdeen L 3-2 Scottish Premier League
01 Dec 2001 Aberdeen v St Johnstone W 1-0 Scottish Premier League
08 Dec 2001 Kilmarnock v Aberdeen L 3-1 Scottish Premier League
15 Dec 2001 Dundee United v Aberdeen D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
22 Dec 2001 Aberdeen v Celtic W 2-0 Scottish Premier League
29 Dec 2001 Dunfermline Athletic v Aberdeen L 1-0 Scottish Premier League
02 Jan 2002 Aberdeen v Livingston L 0-3 Scottish Premier League
08 Jan 2002 St Johnstone v Aberdeen W 0-2 Scottish FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 2002 Heart of Midlothian v Aberdeen L 3-1 Scottish Premier League
19 Jan 2002 Aberdeen v Rangers L 0-1 Scottish Premier League
02 Mar 2002 Celtic v Aberdeen L 1-0 Scottish Premier League
09 Mar 2002 Dundee v Aberdeen W 2-3 Scottish Premier League
16 Mar 2002 Aberdeen v Dunfermline Athletic W 1-0 Scottish Premier League
23 Mar 2002 Livingston v Aberdeen D 0-0 Scottish Premier League
06 Apr 2002 Dunfermline Athletic v Aberdeen D 0-0 Scottish Premier League
20 Apr 2002 Aberdeen v Livingston W 3-0 Scottish Premier League
27 Apr 2002 Rangers v Aberdeen L 2-0 Scottish Premier League
12 May 2002 Aberdeen v Celtic L 0-1 Scottish Premier League
03 Aug 2002 Hibernian v Aberdeen W 1-2 Scottish Premier League
10 Aug 2002 Aberdeen v Celtic L 0-4 Scottish Premier League
15 Aug 2002 Aberdeen v Nistru Otaci W 1-0 UEFA Cup Qualifying round 1st leg
18 Aug 2002 Aberdeen v Heart of Midlothian D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
25 Aug 2002 Rangers v Aberdeen L 2-0 Scottish Premier League
29 Aug 2002 Nistru Otaci v Aberdeen D 0-0
Agg: 0-1
UEFA Cup Qualifying round 2nd leg
01 Sep 2002 Aberdeen v Partick Thistle L 0-1 Scottish Premier League
11 Sep 2002 Aberdeen v Dundee United L 1-2 Scottish Premier League
14 Sep 2002 Kilmarnock v Aberdeen D 2-2 Scottish Premier League
17 Sep 2002 Aberdeen v Hertha Berlin D 0-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
22 Sep 2002 Livingston v Aberdeen W 1-2 Scottish Premier League
28 Sep 2002 Aberdeen v Dunfermline Athletic W 3-1 Scottish Premier League
02 Oct 2002 Hertha Berlin v Aberdeen L 1-0
Agg: 1-0
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
05 Oct 2002 Motherwell v Aberdeen W 1-2 Scottish Premier League
19 Oct 2002 Aberdeen v Dundee D 0-0 Scottish Premier League
27 Oct 2002 Aberdeen v Hibernian L 0-1 Scottish Premier League
03 Nov 2002 Celtic v Aberdeen L 7-0 Scottish Premier League
06 Nov 2002 Aberdeen v Motherwell D 0-0 Scottish League Cup 3rd round
12 Nov 2002 Aberdeen v Heart of Midlothian D 0-0 Scottish League Cup Quarter-final
16 Nov 2002 Aberdeen v Rangers D 2-2 Scottish Premier League
30 Nov 2002 Dundee United v Aberdeen D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
03 Dec 2002 Aberdeen v Kilmarnock L 0-1 Scottish Premier League
07 Dec 2002 Aberdeen v Motherwell D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
15 Dec 2002 Dunfermline Athletic v Aberdeen L 3-0 Scottish Premier League
21 Dec 2002 Aberdeen v Livingston D 0-0 Scottish Premier League
26 Dec 2002 Dundee v Aberdeen W 1-2 Scottish Premier League
29 Dec 2002 Hibernian v Aberdeen L 2-0 Scottish Premier League
02 Jan 2003 Aberdeen v Celtic D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
07 Aug 2004 Aberdeen v Rangers D 0-0 Scottish Premier League
14 Aug 2004 Heart of Midlothian v Aberdeen D 0-0 Scottish Premier League
21 Aug 2004 Dunfermline Athletic v Aberdeen W 0-1 Scottish Premier League
28 Aug 2004 Aberdeen v Livingston W 2-0 Scottish Premier League
11 Sep 2004 Dundee United v Aberdeen D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
18 Sep 2004 Kilmarnock v Aberdeen W 0-1 Scottish Premier League
25 Sep 2004 Aberdeen v Hibernian L 0-1 Scottish Premier League
02 Oct 2004 Aberdeen v Dundee D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
23 Oct 2004 Aberdeen v Motherwell W 2-1 Scottish Premier League
27 Oct 2004 Celtic v Aberdeen W 2-3 Scottish Premier League
31 Oct 2004 Rangers v Aberdeen L 5-0 Scottish Premier League
07 Nov 2004 Aberdeen v Heart of Midlothian L 0-1 Scottish Premier League
13 Nov 2004 Aberdeen v Dunfermline Athletic W 2-1 Scottish Premier League
20 Nov 2004 Livingston v Aberdeen W 0-2 Scottish Premier League
04 Dec 2004 Aberdeen v Kilmarnock W 3-2 Scottish Premier League
11 Dec 2004 Hibernian v Aberdeen L 2-1 Scottish Premier League
18 Dec 2004 Dundee v Aberdeen L 1-0 Scottish Premier League
27 Dec 2004 Aberdeen v Inverness Caledonian Thistle D 0-0 Scottish Premier League
03 Jan 2005 Motherwell v Aberdeen D 0-0 Scottish Premier League
16 Jan 2005 Aberdeen v Celtic L 0-1 Scottish Premier League
23 Jan 2005 Aberdeen v Rangers L 1-2 Scottish Premier League
29 Jan 2005 Heart of Midlothian v Aberdeen L 1-0 Scottish Premier League
19 Feb 2005 Aberdeen v Livingston W 2-0 Scottish Premier League
02 Mar 2005 Dundee United v Aberdeen W 1-2 Scottish Premier League
05 Mar 2005 Kilmarnock v Aberdeen W 0-1 Scottish Premier League
12 Mar 2005 Aberdeen v Hibernian W 3-0 Scottish Premier League
19 Mar 2005 Aberdeen v Dundee D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
02 Apr 2005 Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Aberdeen W 0-1 Scottish Premier League
23 Apr 2005 Motherwell v Aberdeen W 0-1 Scottish Premier League
01 May 2005 Aberdeen v Rangers L 1-3 Scottish Premier League
08 May 2005 Celtic v Aberdeen L 2-0 Scottish Premier League


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1996-97 Scotland UEFA Under-18 2
1996-97 Scotland UEFA Under-21 3
1
1997-98 Scotland UEFA Under-21 1
1
1997-98 Scotland Under-21 2
1
1997-98 Scotland Under-21 Tournament 1
1998-99 Scotland UEFA Under-21 3
1998-99 Scotland Under-21 2
1998-99 Scotland Under-21 Tournament 1
1999-00 Scotland UEFA Under-21 2
2002-03 Scotland International Friendly 3
2002-03 Scotland UEFA European Championship
1
2002-03 Scotland Under-19
1
2004-05 Scotland FIFA World Cup 1
2004-05 Scotland International Friendly 1
2004-05 Scotland UEFA Under-19 2
2005-06 Scotland International Friendly
1
2005-06 Scotland Kirin Cup 2
2007-08 Scotland International Friendly 1
1
1


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

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
17 Oct 1996 Scotland v Wales W 2-1 UEFA U18 Group 1
19 Oct 1996 Netherlands v Scotland L 2-1 UEFA U18 Group 1
28 Mar 1997 Scotland v Estonia W 4-0 UEFA U21 Group 4
01 Apr 1997 Scotland v Austria L 1-2 UEFA U21 Group 4
29 Apr 1997 Sweden v Scotland L 2-1 UEFA U21 Group 4
05 Sep 1997 Scotland v Belarus L 0-3 UEFA U21 Group 4
10 Oct 1997 Scotland v Latvia L 2-4 UEFA U21 Group 4
21 Apr 1998 Scotland v Finland D 1-1 U21
18 May 1998 Republic of Ireland v Scotland L 3-0 U21 TOURNAMENT
23 May 1998 Italy v Scotland L 4-0 U21
09 Oct 1998 Scotland v Estonia W 2-0 UEFA U21 Group 9
18 Nov 1998 Scotland v Belgium D 2-2 UEFA U21 Group 9
27 Apr 1999 Germany v Scotland L 2-1 U21
31 May 1999 Scotland v Republic of Ireland W 1-0 U21 TOURNAMENT
04 Jun 1999 Scotland v Northern Ireland D 1-1 U21
08 Jun 1999 Czech Republic v Scotland L 3-2 UEFA U21 Group 9
04 Sep 1999 Bosnia-Herzegovina v Scotland W 2-5 UEFA U21 Group 9
07 Sep 1999 Estonia v Scotland W 0-4 UEFA U21 Group 9
12 Oct 2002 Iceland v Scotland W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 5
15 Oct 2002 Scotland v Canada W 3-1 International Friendly
20 Nov 2002 Portugal v Scotland L 2-0 International Friendly
12 Feb 2003 Scotland v Republic of Ireland L 0-2 International Friendly
24 Apr 2003 Scotland v Iceland D 3-3 U19
09 Oct 2004 Scotland v Norway L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
17 Nov 2004 Scotland v Sweden L 1-4 International Friendly
27 May 2005 Greece v Scotland D 0-0 UEFA U19
29 May 2005 Scotland v Slovakia W 2-0 UEFA U19
17 Aug 2005 Austria v Scotland D 2-2 International Friendly
11 May 2006 Scotland v Bulgaria W 5-1 Kirin Cup
13 May 2006 Japan v Scotland D 0-0 Kirin Cup
22 Aug 2007 Scotland v South Africa W 1-0 International Friendly
26 Mar 2008 Scotland v Croatia D 1-1 International Friendly


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