Alex Hastings
Alex Hastings
A. Player

probably born in Scotland

Alexander Lamont Hastings was born on Friday, 2nd September 1938, in Galston, East Ayrshire.

The 5' 8 (10st 6lbs) forward signed for David Meiklejohn's Thistle on Saturday, 10th December, 1955 (after a trial period), having most recently been with Troon.

Aged 17, he made his debut appearance on Wednesday, 30th November, 1955, in a 4-3 friendly defeat at home to Royal Scots.

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

He scored the last of his 4 goals on Saturday, 7th May, 1960, in a 4-0 friendly win away to Clachnacuddin / Inverness Thistle XI.

He played his last game for the club on Thursday, 30th March, 1961, in a 7-1 friendly win away to East Stirlingshire, having appeared as a Jag on 17 occasions.

His club-list included Troon, Rangers, Partick Thistle, Newcastle United, Ardeer Thistle, Airdrieonians and Stranraer.

Alex died in 2014, in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, aged 76. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
17y, 2m, 28d goal.png 30.11.1955 Royal Scots [h] L3-4 (Friendly)
21y, 6m, 13d goal.png 15.03.1960 Heart of Midlothian [h] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 28)
21y, 7m, 14d goal.png 16.04.1960 Ayr United [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 32)
21y, 8m, 5d goal.png 07.05.1960 Clachnacuddin / Inverness Thistle XI [a] W4-0 (Friendly)

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