Alex Caie

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Alex Caie
Alex Caie.jpg
Caie while with Brentford in 1904
Personal information
Full name Alexander Caie[1]
Date of birth 25 June 1877
Place of birth Nigg, Scotland
Date of death 17 November 1914(1914-11-17) (aged 37)[2]
Place of death Massachusetts, United States
Playing position Right half, centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–1897 Victoria United
1897 Woolwich Arsenal 8 (4)
1897–1899 Bristol City
1899–1901 Millwall Athletic
1901–1903 Newcastle United 31 (1)
1903–1904 Brentford 22 (0)
1904 Motherwell 6 (0)
Westmount
Sons of Scotland
Rosedale
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Alexander Caie (25 June 1877 – 17 November 1914), sometimes known as Sandy Caie,[2] was a Scottish professional football right half and centre forward who played in the Football League for Newcastle United and Woolwich Arsenal.[1][3] He also played in Scotland and Canada.[1][4]

Personal life[edit]

Caie was killed in a rail accident in Massachusetts, United States on 17 November 1914.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League National Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Woolwich Arsenal 1896–97[6] Second Division 8 4 8 4
Newcastle United 1900–01[6] First Division 21 0 4 0 25 0
1901–02[6] 10 1 0 0 10 1
Total 21 1 4 0 35 2
Brentford 1903–04[4] Southern League First Division 22 0 3 0 25 0
Motherwell 1904–05[7] Scottish League First Division 6 0 0 0 6 0
Career total 57 5 7 0 74 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 49. ISBN 190589161X.
  2. ^ a b "Alexander "Sandy" Caie (1877–1914) – Find A Grave Memorial". www.findagrave.com. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Bristol City FC :: Citystats – Unofficial archive of results, players and managers". Archived from the original on 4 March 2006. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  4. ^ a b White, Eric, ed. (1989). 100 Years Of Brentford. Brentford FC. p. 357. ISBN 0951526200.
  5. ^ Ltd., Rippleffect. "Alex Caie | Arsenal.com". www.arsenal.com. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  6. ^ a b c "Alex Caie". 11v11.com. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  7. ^ Litster, John. Record of Pre-War Scottish League Players. Norwich: PM Publications.