Former England international Stan Anderson dies, aged 85

Former Sunderland, Newcastle United and Middlesbrough captain Stan Anderson dies at the age of 85.

Former England international Stan Anderson has died at the age of 85.

The wing-half played twice for the Three Lions and was part of the squad for the 1962 World Cup in Chile.

In addition, Anderson captained Sunderland, Newcastle United and Middlesbrough during a distinguished playing career in the 1950s and 1960s.

A statement on the Magpies' website read: "Former wing-half Stan Anderson, who had the distinction of captaining Newcastle United, Sunderland and Middlesbrough, has sadly passed away. He was 85.

"Stan, who is remembered fondly on Tyneside, Wearside and Teesside, sadly passed away on Sunday, June 10 2018.

"Our deepest condolences go to Stan's family and his many friends both in and out of football."

Anderson also had spells in charge at Boro, AEK Athens, Queens Park Rangers, Doncaster Rovers and Bolton Wanderers.

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