Alex Gourlay

Alex Gourlay
A. Player

probably born in Scotland

Alexander M. Gourlay was probably born in Scotland, although his place and date of birth remain unknown to us. *

The forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Thursday, 10th July, 1941, having most recently been with Strathclyde.

He made his debut appearance on Saturday, 23rd August, 1941, in a 4-1 defeat away to Heart of Midlothian in the Southern League.

Alex scored his first goal for Thistle on Wednesday, 27th August, 1941, in a 5-3 win at home to Queen's Park in the Glasgow Cup.

He scored the last of his 36 goals on Saturday, 21st September, 1946, in a 3-2 defeat away to Kilmarnock in the League Cup.

That turned out to be his last game for the club, having appeared as a Jag on 78 occasions.

Alex's club-list included Strathclyde, Partick Thistle, Aberdeen and Clyde.

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Goal(s) Match
goal.png 27.08.1941 Queen's Park [h] W5-3 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final)
goal.png 20.09.1941 Dumbarton [a] W7-2 (Southern League - game 7)
goal.png 27.09.1941 Hamilton Academical [h] W7-0 (Southern League - game 8)
goal.png 11.10.1941 Airdrieonians [a] L3-4 (Southern League - game 10)
goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 18.10.1941 Third Lanark [h] W7-2 (Southern League - game 11)
goal.png 08.11.1941 Hibernian [h] W3-2 (Southern League - game 14)
goal.png 01.01.1942 Clyde [h] D1-1 (Southern League - game 22)
goal.png 31.01.1942 Third Lanark [a] L2-3 (Southern League - game 26)
goal.png 14.03.1942 Albion Rovers [h] W5-2 (Southern League Cup Section 3 - game 2)
goal.png 28.03.1942 Airdrieonians [a] W3-2 (Southern League Cup Section 3 - game 4)
goal.png 04.04.1942 Albion Rovers [a] D1-1 (Southern League Cup Section 3 - game 5)
goal.pnggoal.png 11.04.1942 Airdrieonians [h] W4-2 (Southern League Cup Section 3 - game 6)
goal.pnggoal.png 22.08.1942 Dumbarton [h] W2-1 (Southern League - game 3)
goal.png 01.01.1943 Clyde [a] L1-4 (Southern League - game 21)
goal.png 02.01.1943 Celtic [a] D3-3 (Southern League - game 22)
goal.pnggoal.png 06.11.1943 Hibernian [h] W3-1 (Southern League - game 12)
goal.png 08.01.1944 Queen's Park [h] W1-0 (Southern League - game 22)
goal.png 29.01.1944 Falkirk [h] W3-2 (Southern League - game 25)
goal.png 26.02.1944 Third Lanark [a] W3-0 (Southern League - game 29)
goal.png 01.04.1944 Hamilton Academical [h] W4-2 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 5)
goal.pnggoal.png 03.06.1944 Third Lanark [h] W3-1 (Summer Cup 1st Round, 1st leg)
goal.png 02.09.1944 Albion Rovers [a] W3-0 (Southern League - game 3)
goal.png 09.09.1944 Clyde [h] W4-2 (Southern League - game 4)
goal.png 23.09.1944 Heart of Midlothian [h] W2-1 (Southern League - game 6)
goal.png 30.09.1944 Hamilton Academical [a] W4-3 (Southern League - game 7)
goal.png 08.05.1946 Cowdenbeath [h] W2-1 (Victory Cup 2nd Round replay)
goal.png 18.05.1946 Hibernian [h] D1-1 (Victory Cup Quarter Final)
goal.pnggoal.png 04.09.1946 St Mirren [h] W3-0 (SFL Division A - game 7)
goal.png 21.09.1946 Kilmarnock [a] L2-3 (League Cup Division A, Section A - game 1)


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