Alex Martin

Alex Martin
Alex Martin
● Alex Martin (QPC)

born in Scotland

Alexander William Martin was born on Saturday, 18th August, 1979, in Glasgow.

The 6' 2 (13st 3lbs) forward signed for John McVeigh's Thistle on Thursday, 24th July, 1997, having most recently been with Airdrieonians.

Aged 17, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 26th July, 1997, in a 4-0 friendly win away to Gala Fairydean.

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

He scored his second and final goal for the club on Saturday, 2nd August, 1997, in a 1-1 draw away to Hamilton Academical in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for Thistle on Saturday, 15th August, 1998, in a 1-0 win away to Forfar Athletic in the SFL Second Division, having appeared as a Jag on 27 occasions.

Alex's club-list included Airdrieonians, Partick Thistle, Queen's Park, Cumbernauld United and Albion Rovers.

Bio Extra

Brought to Firhill by John McVeigh from Airdrie with the reputation as a young striker with the ability to plunder goals. His Thistle career got off to the best possible of starts with a goal on his debut against Hamilton. However, that was his only competitive goal in Thistle colours, as he spent most of the remainder of that season on the substitute bench. Featured just once when Tommy Bryce took charge of team affairs before he accepted the offer of a free transfer.

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