Andrew Sorbie Haddow was born in Cumbernauld on the 8th April 1903. He started his career as an Inside Forward for Greenock Morton.
Haddow signed for Morton in 1924 by then manager Bob Cochrane. He went on to make 96 appearances and scored 27 goals.
Extract from The Athletic News December 6th 1926
Greenock Morton – Queen’s Park 2-0 (0-0).
Referee: Mr. W. Bell (Motherwell).
Greenock Morton: Willie Fotheringham, John Kelso, David Archibald, John Buchanan, George Hunter, James Jessiman, Archie Morton, James Frizzel, Andrew Haddow, James Clark, Charles McCartney.
Queen’s Park: John Harkness, Andrew Hay, William Wiseman, John Macdonald, Robert Gillespie, Willie King, James Crawford, Lawrence Macbain, John Duguid, James McAlpine, Edward Scott.
The goals: 1-0 Haddow (75 min.), 2-0 Kelso (77 min.)
In 1927 Andrew Haddow moved to Turf Moor under then Burnley Manager Albert Pickles. He spent the full season at Turf Moor making only 1 appearance before moving across the pond to The Nationals.
Andrew moved to New York in 1928. He played in the American Soccer League for the New York Nationals finishing 4th. He made 11 appearances scoring 3 goals.
In 1929 Andrew came back to Scotland this time he signed for Clyde. Unfortunately there was a drop in greyhound racing and Clyde were nearly liquidated. Haddow then moved north to Dundee.
Andrew signed for Dundee United on the 9th January 1930 under Manager Jimmy Brownlie. Andrew made 24 appearances scoring 18 goals for United. Unfortunately he couldn’t stop United being relegated at the end of the 1930 season. He made 8 appearances in the 1930/31 season scoring 8 goals in Division 2.
Haddow moved across the Irish Sea in 1931 playing for Ballymena Football Club. Unfortunately the club went bust at the end of season 1933-34. Haddow retired
He died in Camlachie Glasgow in 1979 aged 76
Andrew Sorbie Haddow, Master Mason Lodge Shettleston Saint John No.128. Initiated Feb 20th 1929, Passed Mar 6th 1929, Raised April 17th 1929 & Mark June 5th 1929