Alex Burke

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Alex Burke
Personal information
Full name Alexander Burke
Date of birth (1977-11-11) 11 November 1977 (age 36)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Height 1.70m (5ft 7½in)
Playing position Centre midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–2000 Kilmarnock 51 (5)
2000 Clydebank (loan) 5 (3)
2000–2001 Falkirk 11 (0)
2001–2002 Clydebank 37 (14)
2002–2003 Berwick Rangers 36 (11)
2003–2004 Queen of the South 33 (13)
2004–2006 Ross County 61 (10)
2006–2008 St. Mirren 23 (0)
2008 Dunfermline Athletic (loan) 13 (1)
2008–2011 Dunfermline Athletic 67 (2)
2011–2012 Ayr United 3 (0)
2012–2013 East Fife
National team
1997–1998 Scotland U21[1] 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01:10, 26 January 2012 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Alex Burke (born 11 November 1977 in Glasgow) is a Scottish professional footballer currently without a club.

Career[edit]

Burke started his playing career at Kilmarnock under then manager Alex Totten. After a loan spell at Clydebank in 2000, Burke signed for First Division side Falkirk, again playing under Alex Totten. After just one season, Burke signed for Clydebank, whom he had been on loan at the year before.

Over the next four years, Burke had successful spells at Berwick Rangers, Queen of the South and Ross County, before signing for Paisley side St. Mirren in 2006.[2]

In February 2008, Burke moved on loan to First Division side Dunfermline Athletic until the end of the season.[3] After only playing four matches for the Pars, Jim McIntyre confirmed that Burke had signed a two-year-deal with the club.[4][5]

After his released from Dunfermline, he joined Ayr United following a successful trial period.[6] Burke made just three league appearances, six in total, before being let go by the South Ayrshire club in January 2012.[7] He played for East Fife during the 2012–13 season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alex Burke". www.fitbastats.com. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Burke wins a deal with St Mirren". BBC Sport. 5 February 2008. 
  3. ^ "Buddie Burke joins Pars on loan". BBC Sport. 6 February 2008. 
  4. ^ "Jim McIntyre on Friday". dafc.co.uk. 8 March 2008. 
  5. ^ "Three more signings as McIntyre builds his side". The Courier. 8 March 2008. 
  6. ^ "New Signing Information". ayrunitedfc.co.uk (Ayr United F.C.). 24 July 2011. Retrieved 26 January 2012. 
  7. ^ "Latest Signings And Departures". ayrunitedfc.co.uk (Ayr United F.C.). 24 January 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2012. 

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