Alec Shirley - Player Profile


Full Name:Alexander Gordon Shirley
Born:October 31st, 1918
Position:Centre Forward
Signed:May 16th, 1945
First Manager:Charlie McGillivray
Career Stats: 12 appearances, 2 goals
Debut: May 19th, 1945 - Dundee United 3 - 2 Falkirk (Mitchell Trophy - 1st Round 1st Leg)
First Goal: June 2nd, 1945 - Dundee United 1 - 0 Falkirk (Wartime - North Eastern - 2nd Series)

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 1945-46  B Division 9 1 0.11 - - 11.1% 0.0% 88.9%
 1944-45  North Eastern 3 1 0.33 - - 66.7% 0.0% 33.3%
12 (0) 2 0.17

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Most Recent 1st Team Starts:
 Nov 17th, 1945 League  (H)  vs. Dunfermline Athletic 1 - 2
 Nov 10th, 1945 League  (A)  vs. St Johnstone 0 - 3
 Sep 22nd, 1945 League  (H)  vs. Alloa Athletic 2 - 5
 Sep 15th, 1945 League  (H)  vs. Raith Rovers 0 - 7
 Sep 8th, 1945 League  (A)  vs. Dundee 0 - 1
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Sep 1st, 1945 League  (H)  vs. Ayr United 3 - 2
 Jun 2nd, 1945 Wartime  (H)  vs. Falkirk 1 - 0

Alec signed from Arbroath at the end of 1944-45. He was re-signed for the following season, making a number of appearances early in the campaign but in November 1945, shortly after he married he moved south to join Halifax Town.

 Goals Scored
Jun 2nd, 1945 Wartime  (H)  vs. Falkirk 1 - 0 (83')
Sep 1st, 1945 League  (H)  vs. Ayr Utd 3 - 2 (24')

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