Alex Rae
Alex Rae
see also: Alex Rae (opposition manager) →
Alex Rae
● Alex Rae, 1971 (FOM)

born in Scotland

Alexander McFarlane Rae was born on Friday, 23rd August, 1946, in Glasgow.

The 5' 9 (10st 7lbs) forward signed for Davie McParland's Thistle on Tuesday, 21st July, 1970, having most recently been with Bury.

Aged 23, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 1st August, 1970, in a 1-0 friendly defeat away to Tranmere Rovers.

Alex scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 15th August, 1970, in a 1-1 draw away to East Fife in the League Cup.

He scored the last of his 14 goals on Wednesday, 26th July, 1972, in a 3-1 friendly win away to Brynäs.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 1st September, 1973, in a 2-1 defeat away to Hibernian in the SFL First Division, having clocked up 151 appearances as a Jag.

Alex's club-list included Renfrew, East Fife, Bury, Partick Thistle, Cowdenbeath and Forfar Athletic.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
23y, 11m, 23d goal.png 15.08.1970 East Fife [a] D1-1 (League Cup Section 5 - game 3)
24y, 0m, 10d goal.png 02.09.1970 Stranraer [a] D2-2 (League Cup Supplementary Round, 2nd leg) agg: W4-3
24y, 0m, 20d goal.png 12.09.1970 East Stirlingshire [h] W5-0 (SFL Second Division - game 3)
24y, 5m, 14d goal.png 06.02.1971 Forfar Athletic [a] W2-1 (SFL Second Division - game 23)
24y, 5m, 28d goal.png 20.02.1971 Brechin City [h] W5-0 (SFL Second Division - game 25)
24y, 8m, 10d goal.png 03.05.1971 Ross County [a] W6-0 (Friendly)
25y, 0m, 2d goal.png 25.08.1971 East Fife [h] D1-1 (League Cup Section 7 - game 4)
25y, 0m, 5d goal.png 28.08.1971 Arbroath [a] W4-2 (League Cup Section 7 - game 5)
25y, 1m, 9d goal.png 02.10.1971 Kilmarnock [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 5)
25y, 2m, 0d goal.png 23.10.1971 Celtic [n] W4-1 (League Cup Final)
25y, 3m, 18d goal.png 11.12.1971 Motherwell [h] W8-3 (SFL First Division - game 15)
25y, 4m, 11d goal.png 03.01.1972 Airdrieonians [h] W4-2 (SFL First Division - game 19)
25y, 4m, 23d goal.png 15.01.1972 Morton [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 21)
25y, 11m, 3d goal.png 26.07.1972 Brynäs [a] W3-1 (Friendly)

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