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Alex Wright Squad Index
Information:
1915-16 Squad Number:
4
Position:
Right Half
Birthplace:
Aberdeen
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
6' 0
Weight:
12st 7lbs
Signed:
19/01/1914
Career History:
Boys Brigade
East End 1913
Aberdeen 19th January 1914, Re-registered - 27th June 1919
Hearts 23rd May 1922 2,500
Morton 13th June 1927
Queen of the South Appointed Player Manager -1st June 1928, registered as player - 25th July 1928, Contract terminated 7th July 1931
Cowdenbeath 1931-32
Alloa Athletic 1931-32
 
Profile:
Born 1897.
During the First World War he served with the Gordon Highlander and Royal Engineers. When serving in London he also appeared for Millwall. Everton sought to sign him in December 1919 but were turned down by the Club. Transferred to Hearts in May 1922 for an estimated 2500 - a record fee for an Aberdeen player at the time. In 1928 Alex became Secretary-Manager of Queen of the South FC.

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
31/01/1914
Dumbarton 0-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 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
1921-22
40
0
2
0
0
0
6
0
1
0
0
0
46
0
3
0
0
0
1920-21
26
0
3
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
30
0
3
1
0
0
1919-20
42
0
2
0
0
0
4
0
1
0
0
0
46
0
3
3
0
1
1918-19
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
2
1916-17
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1915-16
6
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
1
1
0
0
1913-14
11
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
13
0
0
4
0
0
Totals:
126
0
8
0
0
0
16
0
2
0
0
0
142
0
10
14
0
3
Total Appearances/Goals: 142 10