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Alec Lindsay

Liverpool FC

4 appearances, 0 goals

P 4 W 1 D 3 L 0 F 6: A 5
63% successful

1974

disciplined: none
captain:
none
minutes played:
360

Profile

Full name Alec Lindsay
name notes Not Alexander, never Alexander! Definately only Alec.
Born 27 February 1948 in Bury, Lancashire [registered in Bury, March 1948].
Attended Seedfield Secondary School, Bury
Married to Jean M. Barlow [registered in Bury, March 1968].
Height/Weight 5' 9½", 11st. 0lbs [1974].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Biographies x
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) Played junior football in Bury before signing as an apprentice with Bury FC, turning professional in March 1965. After 127 league appearances, when he scored thirteen times, he was signed by Liverpool in March 1969 for 67,000 pounds.  His time at Anfield was ending after 170 league appearances and twelve goals, as he was signed out on loan to Stoke City AFC in August 1977, the deal was made permanent a month later for a 20,000 pounds. After twenty league appearances, and three goals, in March 1978, Lindsay made the move to the NASL and Oakland Stompers and Toronto Blizzard.  In late 1982, he came out of his retirement to assist North-West Counties League side Newton FC.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1970-71, winners 1973-74; FA Charity Shield runners-up 1971, winners 1974, 1976; UEFA Cup winners 1972-73, 1975-76; Football League Champions 1972-73, 1975-76, 1976-77, runners-up 1973-74; European Cup winners 1976-77;
Individual honours NASL Most Value Player 1978;
Distinctions None

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number 899th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
First match No. 482, 22 May 1974, England 2 Argentina 2, a friendly match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 26 years 84 days.
Last match No. 485, 5 June 1974, Yugoslavia 2 England 2, a tour match at Stadion Crvena zvezda, Beograd, aged 26 years 98 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours England Youth
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Outside the game, he worked as a scrap metal merchant, had a fried fish shop and also a licensee, at the Foundry Arms in Leigh. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.157.

 

Alec Lindsay - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
4+ 4 0 4 0 0 360 0 0 min 0 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.

 

Alec Lindsay - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
Away 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 0 1 1.333 1.00 66.7 +1
All - Friendly 4 1 3 0 6 5 +1 0 1 1.50 1.25 62.5 +1

 

Alec Lindsay - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 2 0 2 0 4 4 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
Red 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 0 1 1.00 0.50 75.0 +1
All 4 1 3 0 6 5 +1 0 1 1.50 1.25 62.5 +1

Match History

 Club: Liverpool F.C. - four full appearances (360 min) caretaker manager: Joe Mercer - four full appearances (360 min)x

Age 26
1 482 22 May 1974 - England 2 Argentina 2
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Fr HD   3
2 483 29 May 1974 - GDR 1 England 1
Zentralstadion, Leipzig
tour AD   3
3 484 1 June 1974 - Bulgaria 0 England 1
Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski, Sofija
AW   3
4 485 5 June 1974 - Yugoslavia 2 England 2
Stadion Crvena zvezda, Beograd
AD   3

  manager: Don Revie - no full appearancesx

486 30 October 1974 - England 3 Czechoslovakia 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HW unused sub 15

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