Alec Ashworth

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Alec Ashworth
Personal information
Date of birth (1939-10-01)1 October 1939
Place of birth Southport, Lancashire, England
Date of death 1995 (aged 55–56)
Playing position Inside forward
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1960 Everton 12 (3)
1960–1962 Luton Town 63 (20)
1962–1963 Northampton Town 30 (25)
1963–1966 Preston North End 43 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alec Ashworth (1 October 1939 – 1995) was a professional footballer born in Southport, Lancashire.[1]

Ashworth played as an inside forward and started his career at Everton. He played 12 games for Everton and scored 3 goals. He then moved to Luton Town in 1960 and scored 20 goals in 63 games. His most prolific season was 1962/63 when he played for Northampton Town scoring 25 goals in only 30 games. Ashworth played out the rest of his career at Preston North End where he played 43 games between 1963 and 1966 and scored 14 goals.[1] Whilst at Preston he played in the 1964 FA Cup Final.


  1. ^ a b "Alec Ashworth". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 19 May 2009.