Alex Wright
Alex Wright
see also: Alex Wright (opposition manager) →
Alex Wright
● Alex Wright, 1954 (HA)

born in Scotland

Alexander Deighton Wright was born on Thursday, 11th December, 1930, in Glasgow.

The 5' 8 (11st 8lbs) forward signed for David Meiklejohn's Thistle on Friday, 28th January, 1949, having most recently been with Dalry Thistle.

Aged 18, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 29th February, 1949, in a 2-2 draw away to Rangers in the SFL First Division.

Alex scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 29th October, 1949, in a 3-2 defeat at home to Dundee in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 91 goals on Saturday, 25th March, 1961, in a 3-2 win away to Airdrieonians in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 17th February, 1962, in a 1-0 friendly defeat away to Queen of the South, having clocked up an impressive 357 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Dalry Thistle, Partick Thistle and East Fife.

Alex died on Wednesday, 12th January, 2000, in Linwood, Renfrewshire, aged 69.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
18y, 10m, 18d goal.png 29.10.1949 Dundee [h] L2-3 (SFL Division A - game 7)
21y, 0m, 18d goal.png 29.12.1951 Morton [a] W2-1 (SFL Division A - game 17)
21y, 0m, 21d goal.pnggoal.png 01.01.1952 Third Lanark [h] W4-2 (SFL Division A - game 18)
21y, 10m, 0d goal.png 11.10.1952 Heart of Midlothian [a] L1-2 (SFL Division A - game 5)
22y, 3m, 3d goal.pnggoal.png 14.03.1953 St Mirren [a] W3-2 (Friendly)
22y, 5m, 1d goal.png 12.05.1953 Heart of Midlothian [n] W3-1 (Hospitals Fundraiser)
22y, 8m, 11d goal.pnggoal.png 22.08.1953 Clyde [a] W3-2 (League Cup Division A, Section D - game 4)
22y, 8m, 18d goal.png 29.08.1953 Dundee [h] W4-0 (League Cup Division A, Section D - game 6)
22y, 8m, 22d goal.png 02.09.1953 Third Lanark [h] L1-2 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final)
22y, 9m, 1d goal.png 12.09.1953 Kilmarnock [a] L3-4 (League Cup Quarter Final, 1st leg)
22y, 9m, 8d goal.png 19.09.1953 Clyde [a] W4-0 (SFL Division A - game 2)
22y, 9m, 29d goal.png 10.10.1953 Rangers [n] W2-0 (League Cup Semi Final)
22y, 11m, 3d goal.png 14.11.1953 Stirling Albion [a] W2-1 (SFL Division A - game 8)
22y, 11m, 21d goal.pnggoal.png 02.12.1953 Derby County [a] W3-1 (Friendly)
23y, 0m, 1d goal.pnggoal.png 12.12.1953 Airdrieonians [h] W9-0 (SFL Division A - game 12)
23y, 0m, 21d goal.png 01.01.1954 Clyde [h] L3-4 (SFL Division A - game 15)
23y, 1m, 26d goal.png 06.02.1954 Hamilton Academical [a] W3-1 (SFL Division A - game 20)
23y, 2m, 2d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 13.02.1954 Tarff Rovers [a] W9-1 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)
23y, 2m, 16d goal.pnggoal.png 27.02.1954 Buckie Thistle [h] W5-3 (Scottish Cup 3rd Round)
23y, 2m, 23d goal.png 06.03.1954 Stirling Albion [h] W3-1 (SFL Division A - game 22)
23y, 3m, 20d goal.png 31.03.1954 Airdrieonians [a] W6-3 (SFL Division A - game 26)
23y, 3m, 30d goal.pnggoal.png 10.04.1954 Hamilton Academical [h] W4-0 (SFL Division A - game 27)
23y, 4m, 13d goal.pnggoal.png 24.04.1954 Falkirk [h] W5-1 (SFL Division A - game 30)
23y, 4m, 15d goal.pnggoal.png 26.04.1954 Brechin City [a] W3-1 (Archie Paterson Benefit )
23y, 4m, 22d goal.png 03.05.1954 Third Lanark [h] L*1-1 (Glasgow Charity Cup Semi Final) * lost coin toss
23y, 8m, 13d goal.png 24.08.1954 Queen's Park [h] D1-1 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final)
23y, 8m, 24d goal.png 04.09.1954 Stirling Albion [h] W9-1 (League Cup Division A, Section C - game 6)
23y, 9m, 10d goal.png 21.09.1954 Celtic [a] W5-4 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final 2nd replay)
24y, 0m, 28d goal.png 08.01.1955 Raith Rovers [a] W3-2 (SFL Division A - game 19)
24y, 8m, 6d goal.pnggoal.png 17.08.1955 East Fife [a] W3-2 (League Cup Section 2 - game 2)
24y, 8m, 16d goal.png 27.08.1955 Heart of Midlothian [a] L1-2 (League Cup Section 2 - game 4)
24y, 8m, 20d goal.pnggoal.png 31.08.1955 East Fife [h] W2-1 (League Cup Section 2 - game 5)
24y, 11m, 15d goal.png 26.11.1955 Hibernian [a] L1-5 (SFL First Division - game 11)
24y, 11m, 22d goal.png 03.12.1955 Motherwell [a] L1-3 (SFL First Division - game 12)
25y, 2m, 14d goal.png 25.02.1956 Falkirk [h] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 21)
25y, 3m, 6d goal.png 17.03.1956 Stirling Albion [h] W6-1 (SFL First Division - game 24)
25y, 3m, 22d goal.png 02.04.1956 Heart of Midlothian [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 27)
25y, 4m, 0d goal.png 11.04.1956 Dunfermline Athletic [h] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 29)
25y, 4m, 7d goal.png 18.04.1956 Airdrieonians [a] D3-3 (SFL First Division - game 30)
25y, 4m, 14d goal.pnggoal.png 25.04.1956 Queen of the South [h] W9-1 (SFL First Division - game 32)
25y, 4m, 17d goal.png 28.04.1956 Aberdeen [a] W4-0 (SFL First Division - game 33)
25y, 8m, 4d goal.png 15.08.1956 Heart of Midlothian [h] W3-1 (League Cup Section 4 - game 2)
25y, 8m, 7d goal.png 18.08.1956 Hibernian [h] W4-1 (League Cup Section 4 - game 3)
25y, 8m, 14d goal.png 25.08.1956 Falkirk [h] W2-0 (League Cup Section 4 - game 4)
25y, 8m, 21d goal.png 01.09.1956 Hibernian [a] D2-2 (League Cup Section 4 - game 6)
25y, 9m, 28d goal.png 09.10.1956 Dundee [n] W3-2 (League Cup Semi Final replay)
25y, 11m, 15d goal.png 26.11.1956 Tottenham Hotspur [h] W2-0 (Friendly)
25y, 11m, 20d goal.png 01.12.1956 Dunfermline Athletic [a] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 10)
26y, 0m, 4d goal.png 15.12.1956 East Fife [a] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 12)
26y, 0m, 11d goal.png 22.12.1956 St Mirren [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 13)
26y, 0m, 18d goal.png 29.12.1956 Ayr United [a] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 15)
26y, 0m, 25d goal.png 05.01.1957 Motherwell [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 18)
26y, 1m, 8d goal.png 19.01.1957 Raith Rovers [a] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 20)
26y, 4m, 11d goal.pnggoal.png 22.04.1957 Dundee [h] W5-0 (SFL First Division - game 31)
26y, 8m, 27d goal.png 07.09.1957 Queen's Park [a] W6-0 (SFL First Division - game 1)
27y, 0m, 17d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 28.12.1957 East Fife [h] W5-1 (SFL First Division - game 17)
27y, 0m, 21d goal.png 01.01.1958 Clyde [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 18)
27y, 1m, 0d goal.png 11.01.1958 Heart of Midlothian [a] L1-4 (SFL First Division - game 21)
27y, 2m, 11d goal.png 22.02.1958 Third Lanark [a] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 24)
27y, 8m, 12d goal.png 23.08.1958 Dundee [h] W3-2 (League Cup Section 3 - game 4)
27y, 8m, 26d goal.png 06.09.1958 Clyde [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 2)
27y, 8m, 30d goal.png 10.09.1958 Arbroath [h] W2-1 (League Cup Quarter Final, 1st leg)
27y, 9m, 9d goal.png 20.09.1958 Falkirk [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 4)
27y, 10m, 18d goal.png 29.10.1958 Kilmarnock [h] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 9)
27y, 11m, 25d goal.png 06.12.1958 St Mirren [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 15)
28y, 2m, 7d goal.pnggoal.png 18.02.1959 Heart of Midlothian [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 25)
28y, 9m, 29d goal.png 10.10.1959 Kilmarnock [h] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 7)
28y, 10m, 10d goal.png 21.10.1959 Dumbarton [a] L3-5 (Friendly)
29y, 10m, 11d goal.png 22.10.1960 Ayr United [h] D3-3 (SFL First Division - game 8)
30y, 0m, 13d goal.png 24.12.1960 Kilmarnock [h] L2-3 (SFL First Division - game 17)
30y, 2m, 0d goal.png 11.02.1961 East Fife [a] W3-1 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)
30y, 2m, 14d goal.png 25.02.1961 Heart of Midlothian [h] L1-2 (Scottish Cup 3rd Round)
30y, 3m, 14d goal.png 25.03.1961 Airdrieonians [a] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 29)

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