Alex Bell

Alex Bell
Alex Bell
● Alex Bell (GRA)

born in Scotland

Alexander Stewart Bell was born on Friday, 13th March, 1931, in Auchinleck, East Ayrshire.

The 6' 0 (12st 4lbs) goalkeeper signed for David Meiklejohn's Thistle on Tuesday, 2nd January, 1951, having most recently been with Glenafton Athletic.

Aged 20, he made his debut appearance on Wednesday, 29th August, 1951, in a 2-0 win at home to Stirling Albion in the League Cup.

In doing so, Alex joined the goalies' clean-sheet debutant's club.

He registered the last of his 3 clean-sheets on Saturday, 21st March, 1953, in a 0-0 draw at home to Third Lanark in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 27th March, 1954, in a 1-0 defeat at home to East Fife in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 16 occasions.

Alex's club-list included Glenafton Athletic, Partick Thistle, Exeter City and Grimsby Town.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
# Age Clean-Sheet Match
1 20y, 5m, 16d clean-sheet 29.08.1951 Stirling Albion [h] W2-0 (League Cup Division A, Section B - game 5)
2 21y, 6m, 14d clean-sheet 27.09.1952 Queen of the South [a] W1-0 (SFL Division A - game 4)
3 22y, 0m, 8d clean-sheet 21.03.1953 Third Lanark [h] D0-0 (SFL Division A - game 25)
Alex Bell's clean-sheet ratio
3/16 ← success rate → 18.8%
Thistle's clean-sheet ratio
1545/6656 ← success rate → 23.2%
@ 25-Jun-2022


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