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Alex Merrie Squad Index
Information:
1930-31 Squad Number:
9
Position:
Centre Forward
Date of Birth:
20th May 1905
Birthplace:
Saltcoats
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 9 1/2
Weight:
12st 0lbs
Signed:
13/02/1928
Career History:
Saltcoats Victoria
Nithsdale Wanderers
St Mirren 1st August 1923
St Bernards (Loan) 5th March 1924 - 30th April 1924
Johnstone (Loan) 17th July 1924 - 15th October 1924
Alloa Athletic (Loan) 15th October 1924 - 29th April 1925
Stenhousemuir
Portsmouth 29th August 1925 (9th May 1925)
Nithsdale Wanderers 20th October 1927
Aberdeen 13th February 1928
Ayr United 7th March 1931
Hull City 1932
Clyde 1st January 1934
Crewe Alexandra 1934
Brechin City 16th August 1935, Contract cancelled - 20th August 1935
Aldershot 1936
Exeter City (Trial) February 1936
Workington
Cork City
Gloucester City
 
Profile:
Alex carved his name into the history books when he scored six goals in the Dons' 7-0 victory over Hibs at Pittodrie. This scoreline was Aberdeen's new Scottish League goalscoring record and Merrie became the first Aberdeen player to score six goals in a Scottish League Match. Died: Saltcoats, 1985
Alex Merrie

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
25/02/1928
Celtic 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) Celtic Park, Glasgow 8,000 22 Start

Appearances
Season League League Cup Scottish Cup Europe Total Other
  App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals
1930-31
10
0
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
10
0
13
1
0
1
1929-30
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1928-29
14
0
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
14
0
11
4
0
7
1927-28
7
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7
0
2
0
0
0
Totals:
32
0
26
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
32
0
26
5
0
8
Total Appearances/Goals: 32 26