Alex Kennedy

Alex Kennedy
Alex Kennedy
● Alex Kennedy, 1989 (ALA)

born in Scotland

Alexander David Kennedy was born on Tuesday, 25th June, 1963, in Irvine, North Ayrshire.

The 6' 0 (11st 7lbs) defender signed for John Lambie's Thistle on Wednesday, 2nd August, 1989 (after a trial game), having most recently been with Motherwell.

Aged 26, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 29th July, 1989, in a 2-1 friendly win at home to Colchester United.

Alex scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 23rd September, 1989, in a 2-1 win at home to Airdrieonians in the SFL First Division.

He scored his second and final goal for the club on Saturday, 9th November, 1991, in a 1-1 draw away to Stirling Albion in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for Thistle on Saturday, 30th November, 1991, in a 2-0 defeat at home to Meadowbank Thistle in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 41 occasions.

Alex's club-list included Craigmark Burntonians, Motherwell, Partick Thistle and Glenafton Athletic.

Bio Extra

Was signed by John Lambie from Motherwell in the summer of 1989 and started that season, as did the whole team, in a confident manner. Suffered badly under Sandy Clark and was never able to regain his form and was in dispute with the club for a long period. Remained at Firhill over the next couple of seasons and played a number of matches during the promotion winning season of 91/92. Left Firhill at the end of that season and joined an increasing colony of former Thistle players at Glenafton.

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