Alex Glover
Alex Glover
Alex Glover
● Alex Glover (HA)

born in Scotland

Alexander Glover was born on Tuesday, 28th February, 1922, in Glasgow.

The 5' 7 (10st 7lbs) forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Monday, 11th January, 1943, having most recently been with St Anthony's.

Aged 21, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 20th March, 1943, in a 2-0 win away to Airdrieonians in the Southern League Cup.

That day, Alex became a member of our scoring debutant's club.

He scored the last of his 17 goals on Saturday, 24th January, 1948, in a 2-1 win away to Celtic in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 14th February, 1948, in a 1-0 win away to Aberdeen in the SFL First Division, having clocked up 111 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included St Anthony's, Partick Thistle, Bradford Park Avenue, Luton Town, Blackburn Rovers and Barrow.

Alex died in 2000, aged 77 or 78. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
21y, 0m, 20d goal.png 20.03.1943 Airdrieonians [a] W2-0 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 4)
21y, 10m, 18d goal.png 15.01.1944 Dumbarton [a] D2-2 (Southern League - game 23)
21y, 11m, 15d goal.png 12.02.1944 Motherwell [h] D2-2 (Southern League - game 27)
22y, 1m, 4d goal.png 01.04.1944 Hamilton Academical [h] W4-2 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 5)
22y, 3m, 13d goal.png 10.06.1944 Third Lanark [a] W3-2 (Summer Cup 1st Round, 2nd leg) agg: W6-3
23y, 5m, 19d goal.png 16.08.1945 Rangers [a] L2-4 (Southern League, Division A - game 2)
23y, 5m, 28d goal.png 25.08.1945 Third Lanark [a] W2-1 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final)
24y, 1m, 23d goal.png 20.04.1946 Clachnacuddin [a] D2-2 (Victory Cup 1st Round, 1st leg)
24y, 5m, 27d goal.png 24.08.1946 Queen's Park [h] W4-0 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final)
24y, 6m, 3d goal.png 31.08.1946 Third Lanark [a] L1-4 (SFL Division A - game 6)
24y, 6m, 17d goal.png 14.09.1946 Aberdeen [a] D2-2 (SFL Division A - game 9)
24y, 7m, 0d goal.png 28.09.1946 Clyde [h] D2-2 (League Cup Division A, Section A - game 2)
24y, 7m, 7d goal.png 05.10.1946 Heart of Midlothian [h] D4-4 (League Cup Division A, Section A - game 3)
25y, 1m, 15d goal.png 12.04.1947 Kilmarnock [h] W5-2 (SFL Division A - game 27)
25y, 1m, 22d goal.png 19.04.1947 Falkirk [a] L1-6 (SFL Division A - game 28)
25y, 7m, 13d goal.png 11.10.1947 Airdrieonians [h] W8-2 (SFL Division A - game 6)
25y, 10m, 27d goal.png 24.01.1948 Celtic [a] W2-1 (SFL Division A - game 22)

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