Alec Law

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Alec Law
Personal information
Full name Alexander Law
Date of birth (1910-04-28)28 April 1910
Place of birth Bathgate, Scotland
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Fauldhouse United
1933–1935 Sheffield Wednesday 9 (4)
1935–1939 Brighton & Hove Albion 66 (36)
1939 Chester 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alexander "Alec" Law (28 April 1910 – after 1938)[1] is a Scottish former professional footballer who scored 41 goals from 77 appearances in the Football League playing for Sheffield Wednesday, Brighton & Hove Albion and Chester.[2] He was Brighton & Hove Albion's top scorer in the 1935–36 season with 27 goals in all competitions,[3] and played twice for Chester in the 1939–40 Football League season abandoned because of the Second World War. Law was born in Bathgate, West Lothian, and played as a centre forward.[2]


  1. ^ Carder, Tim & Harris, Roger (1997). Albion A–Z: A Who's Who of Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. Hove: Goldstone Books. p. 139. ISBN 0-9521337-1-7. 
  2. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData (Tony Brown). p. 149. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6. 
  3. ^ Carder & Harris, Albion A–Z, p. 338.