Eddie Anaclet

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Eddie Anaclet is a Tanzanian right back who began his Oxford, before being snapped up by Southampton in 2003. He played alongside the likes of Andrew Surman and Simon Gillet in the Saints youth team, and also filled in as a right winger and a striker on occasions. Anaclet combines tireless running with good technique. He was loaned to Chester in 2004/05, where he made just a single appearance against Halifax on 4th December. A year later he spent time with Tamworth before being released by Southampton in 2006.

Anaclet joined Oxford in July 2006 on a free transfer. He made his debut for the club against Halifax, and helped the club reach the play-offs in 2006/07 after a 2nd place finish. Anaclet remained a regular fixture for The U's during 2007/08, scoring goals against Northwich and York.

Anaclet turned down the offer of a new contract at The Kassam Stadium to sign for Stevenage in May 2008. He made a reasonable start at Broadhall Way, but lost his place in the team halfway through the season. Anaclet was in and out of the team during 2009/10, but scored vital goals against Mansfield and Luton, which helped Boro win promotion to the Football League. He was released by Stevenage in the summer of 2010.

Anaclet signed for Newport County in 2010, and helped the club to a 9th place Conference National finish during 2010/11. A year later he was on the move again, signing for Gateshead. Anaclet made his debut for the Tynesiders in a 3-2 win over Kidderminster on 13th August 2011.