Wednesday, 23 September 2009

Peter Anderson 1978 - 1980; 1980 (id)

Peter Anderson, was born in London, England on the 31st May, 1949. Peter signed his first professional contract at 21 with second division side Luton Town in 1971. He played for five years with the Hatters, before joining Royal Antwerp of Belgium for two years. From Antwerp he and Jan Van der Veen joined the San Diego Sockers in 1978, where he appeared in 11 games and scoring 6 goals with 2 assists.
The Rowdies purchased Peter mid-season, he was a major contributor to the Rowdies 1978 playoffs, he scored two playoff goals - one against his former Sockers' teammates.
He then missed the entire 1979 regular season because of commitments to Sheffield United, where he was playing on loan til the May. He suffered a broken collar bone whilst with United. But came of the injured reserve list to appear in six playoff games for the Soccer Bowl '79 bound Rowdies. Played with the Rowdies' Championship indoor team that 1980 winter, scoring the game winning goal of the Championship mini-game. Scored 7 goals with 11 assists during the twelve game indoor season.
In the 1980 outdoor season, he made 27 appearances, scoring 6 goals with 6 assists.
After retiring from professional soccer, Peter entered the technology field in 1988 and in 1997 joined his current partners in forming Bayshore Technologies. His current role as President and CEO allow him to provide the company the strategic direction to oversee the growth and profitability of the company.

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