Alex Ball

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Alex Ball
Personal information
Date of birth (1981-08-04) 4 August 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth Bristol, England
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2001 Bristol City 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Alex Ball (born 4 August 1981) is a footballer who played in The Football League for Bristol City. Ball is now a youth academy coach at Southampton after joining from his post as Head of youth development at Bristol City.


His only appearance for City came in a 2–0 defeat away at cross city rivals Bristol Rovers at the end of the 1999–2000 season. He was released in 2001 and has since played for non-league sides Clevedon Town, Team Bath, Mangotsfield United and Paulton Rovers. He has also coached at Bristol City's academy and at the Bristol Academy of Sport.[1]


  1. ^ "Ball has a break from stars of the future as present calls for Paulton". This is Bristol. Retrieved 16 November 2011.