Alex Linwood

Alex Linwood
Alex Linwood
● Alex Linwood, c1950 (BDV)

born in Scotland

Alexander Bryce Linwood was born on Saturday, 13th March, 1920, in Drumsmudden, East Ayrshire.

The 5' 9 (11st 7lbs) forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Thursday, 23rd May, 1940 (after a trial game), having most recently been with St Mirren.

Aged 20, he made his debut appearance on Tuesday, 21st May, 1940, in a 2-1 defeat away to Clyde in the Glasgow Charity Cup.

There were no goals for Alex during his spell at Thistle.

He played his second and last game for the club on Saturday, 25th May, 1940, in a 3-1 defeat at home to Rangers in the Regional League, Western Division.

His club-list included Muirkirk, St Mirren, Partick Thistle, Middlesbrough, Hibernian, Clyde and Morton.

Alex died on Thursday, 23rd October, 2003, in Renfrew, Renfrewshire, aged 83.


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