Alex Craigie

Alex Craigie
Alex Craigie
● Alex Craigie, 1931 (DET)

born in Scotland

Alexander McArthur Craigie was born on Wednesday, 29th May, 1907, in Edinburgh.

The forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Wednesday, 15th February, 1933, having most recently been with East Stirlingshire.

Aged 25, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 18th February, 1933, in a 2-1 defeat away to Celtic in the Scottish Cup.

Alex scored his first two goals for Thistle on Saturday, 25th February, 1933, in a 3-2 win away to Morton in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 14 goals on Saturday, 18th November, 1933, in a 3-2 win at home to Hibernian in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 9th December, 1933, in a 2-0 defeat away to St Mirren in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 22 occasions.

His club-list included Rosslyn Juniors, Bo'ness, Luton Town, Burntisland Shipyard, King's Park, Dundee, East Stirlingshire, Partick Thistle, Cowdenbeath, Morton and Raith Rovers.

Alex died on Monday, 18th June, 1984, in Burntisland, Fife, aged 77.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
25y, 8m, 27d goal.pnggoal.png 25.02.1933 Morton [a] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 28)
25y, 9m, 24d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 25.03.1933 East Stirlingshire [h] W6-3 (SFL First Division - game 32)
25y, 10m, 3d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 01.04.1933 East Stirlingshire [a] W7-2 (SFL First Division - game 33)
25y, 10m, 21d goal.png 19.04.1933 Plymouth Argyle [a] W3-2 (Friendly)
25y, 10m, 22d goal.pnggoal.png 20.04.1933 Cornwall County [a] W2-1 (Friendly)
26y, 3m, 15d goal.png 13.09.1933 Airdrieonians [a] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 7)
26y, 5m, 20d goal.pnggoal.png 18.11.1933 Hibernian [h] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 17)

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