Vital Football

Latest Barnsley FC News

Player Profile: Anderson De Silva

Player Profile: Anderson De Silva

Name: Anderson De Silva

Position: Midfielder

Squad Number: 15

Date of Birth: 28/08/82

Height: 6'2'

Career Stats:

Everton: 1 Apps, 0 Goals
Barnsley: 81 Apps, 5 Goals


Barnsley Career:

Anderson de Silva is one of the most technically gifted players ever to pull on the red & white of Barnsley.

The Brazilian initially joined the Reds on loan from Everton at the start of the 2007/2008 campaign but made the move permanent on deadline day of the January transfer window in 2008 for an undisclsoed fee.

It was unfortunate for Anderson when he seriously injured his knee against Norwich at Carrow Road, however the 25 year old completed his rehab work with the Tykes during the 2008 pre-season training.

The Brazilian made his long awaited return to first team action when he started in Barnsley's game away at Southampton. The Tykes drew 0-0 and de Silva was looking his usual self, not shirking a challenge.

On his game, Anderson is Barnsley's best player, with the ability to pick out crucial passes and slow the game down or speed it up.

To date, Anderson has made 81 appearances for the Reds scoring 5 goals.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:gooderzone
Date:Sunday January 31 2010
Time: 8:08PM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Recent Barnsley Articles

Barnsley Youngster Signs New Deal

Late yesterday evening Barnsley confirmed that highly rated youngster Dylan Mottley-Henry had signed a new long term contract at Oakwell keeping him with us until the summer of 2020.

Instant Reactions - Barnsley v Wolves (13/1/18)

Following today's clash between Barnsley and Wolverhampton Wanderers, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Barnsley v Wolves

All the stats from Barnsley (0) vs (0) Wolves, Oakwell, 13/1/18 Att: 16,050

Williams To Serve A Suspension This Week - 12/1/18

Barnsley's Joe Williams will be out of action this week as he serves an automatic suspension.

Barnsley Archived Articles

Vital Barnsley articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Barnsley
Write For Vital Barnsley
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Wolves MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Davies0%
Cavare50%
Pinnock0%
Lindsay50%
Yiadom0%
Gardner0%
Isgrove0%
Mallan0%
Potts0%
Hammill0%
Bradshaw0%
Sub - Moncur0%
Sub - Moore0%
Sub - Thiam0%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Barnsley Results (view all)

Barnsley Fixtures

Write for Vital Football