Alex Forsyth
Alex Forsyth
Alex Forsyth
● Alex Forsyth, 1972 (GOAL)

born in Scotland

Alexander Forsyth was born on Tuesday, 5th February, 1952, in Swinton, Glasgow.

The 5' 8½ (11st 0lbs) defender signed for Scot Symon's Thistle on Thursday, 14th November, 1968, having most recently been with Arsenal.

Aged 17, he made his debut appearance on Wednesday, 30th July, 1969, in a 3-2 friendly defeat away to Glentoran.

Alex scored his first goal for Thistle on Monday, 3rd August, 1970, in a 4-1 friendly defeat away to Chester.

He scored the last of his 15 goals on Saturday, 9th September, 1972, in a 2-1 defeat away to Rangers in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 23rd December, 1972, in a 1-1 draw at home to St Johnstone in the SFL First Division, having clocked up 109 appearances as a Jag.

Alex's club-list included Arsenal, Partick Thistle, Manchester United, Rangers, Motherwell, Hamilton Academical, Queen of the South and Blantyre Victoria.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
18y, 5m, 29d goal.png 03.08.1970 Chester [a] L1-4 (Friendly)
18y, 6m, 7d goal.png 12.08.1970 Queen of the South [h] W4-1 (League Cup Section 5 - game 2)
19y, 3m, 0d goal.pnggoal.png 05.05.1971 Brora Rangers [a] W7-0 (Jimmy Miller Testimonial)
19y, 6m, 2d goal.png 07.08.1971 Tranmere Rovers [h] W1-0 (Friendly)
19y, 6m, 27d goal.png 01.09.1971 Raith Rovers [h] W5-0 (League Cup Section 7 - game 6)
19y, 8m, 11d goal.png 16.10.1971 St Johnstone [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 7)
19y, 10m, 6d goal.png 11.12.1971 Motherwell [h] W8-3 (SFL First Division - game 15)
19y, 10m, 29d goal.png 03.01.1972 Airdrieonians [h] W4-2 (SFL First Division - game 19)
20y, 0m, 28d goal.png 04.03.1972 Aberdeen [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 26)
20y, 5m, 11d goal.png 16.07.1972 Allmänna Idrottsklubben [n] W3-0 (July Cup Group 2 - game 1)
20y, 6m, 7d goal.pnggoal.png 12.08.1972 Cowdenbeath [a] W5-1 (League Cup Section 1 - game 1)
20y, 6m, 30d goal.png 04.09.1972 Rot-Weiss Essen [h] W3-2 (Friendly)
20y, 7m, 4d goal.png 09.09.1972 Rangers [a] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 2)

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