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Alexander Stevenson
Footballer

Alexander Stevenson

Alexander Stevenson
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Footballer
Is Athlete Football player Association football player
From Scotland United Kingdom
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 24 October 1903, Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Star sign Scorpio
Sports Teams
Brentford F.C.
Airdrieonians F.C.
Armadale F.C.
Southend United F.C.
Ards F.C.
Ross County F.C.
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Alexander Stevenson was a Scottish professional football right back who made over 120 Football League appearances for Brentford. He also played in the United States and Northern Ireland.

Career

Early years

Starting as a centre forward, Stevenson began his career with hometown Scottish League First Division club Airdrieonians. He later dropped down to the Second Division to sign for Armadale and also played in the United States for Detroit.

Brentford

Stevenson moved to England to sign for Third Division South club Brentford during the 1927 off-season. After converting to a right back, he broke into the team during the 1928–29 season and made 21 appearances. He was an integral part of the team and was part of the team which was promoted as champions to the Second Division in the 1932–33 season. Stevenson lost his right back position to new signing Jack Astley during the 1933–34 season and made just three appearances before departing the club at the end of the campaign. In seven years at Griffin Park, Stevenson made 134 appearances.

Southend United

Stevenson joined Third Division South club Southend United during the 1934 off-season. He made just 12 appearances for the struggling club and departed at the end of the 1934–35 season.

Later career

Stevenson moved to Northern Ireland for a spell with Irish League club Ards, managed by former Brentford full back partner Tom Adamson. He ended his career back in Scotland with Highland League club Ross County.

Honours

Brentford

  • Football League Division Three South: 1932–33

Career statistics

Club Season League National Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Airdrieonians 1926–27 Scottish First Division 14 2 2 0 16 2
Armadale 1926–27 Scottish Second Division 11 2 0 0 11 2
Brentford 1927–28 Third Division South 2 0 0 0 2 0
1928–29 21 0 0 0 21 0
1929–30 32 0 1 0 33 0
1930–31 26 0 5 0 31 0
1931–32 14 0 2 0 16 0
1932–33 27 0 1 0 28 0
1933–34 Second Division 3 0 0 0 3 0
Total 125 0 9 0 134 0
Southend United 1934–35 Third Division South 11 0 0 0 1 0 12 0
Career total 161 4 11 0 1 0 173 4
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