Bert Manderson

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Bert Manderson
Personal information
Full name Robert Manderson
Date of birth (1893-05-09)9 May 1893
Place of birth Belfast, Ireland
Date of death 27 April 1946(1946-04-27) (aged 52)
Place of death Glasgow, Scotland
Playing position(s) Right-back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1913–1914 Belfast Celtic
1914 Glenavon
1914–1927 Rangers 370 (5)
1927–1928 Bradford Park Avenue
National team
1920–1926 Ireland 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Bert Manderson (9 May 1893 – 27 April 1946) was an Irish footballer, who played for Rangers and Ireland.

Playing career[edit]

Manderson, a right-back, made his Rangers debut in a 1-1 draw with Aberdeen on 27 March 1915.[1] He had joined Rangers from Glenavon for £150. He previously had spells at Cliftonville and Belfast Celtic. He went on to make 370 league appearances (452 in total) in 12 seasons with the club, winning seven Scottish league titles.[1] Manderson left Rangers to join Bradford Park Avenue in 1927.[1]

He was also capped at international level by Ireland.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

Manderson was trainer of Queen's Park from at least 1929 until his death. He died on 27 April 1946, aged 52.


  1. ^ a b c d "Bert Manderson (1915-1927)". Rangers FC. Archived from the original on 5 September 2009. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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