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Alex Hunter
Personal information
Full name Alexander Campbell Hunter
Date of birth (1895-09-27)27 September 1895
Place of birth Renfrew, Scotland
Date of death January 1984 (aged 88)
Place of death New York City, USA
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Renfrew Juniors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1918–1920 Queen's Park ? (?)
1920–1922 Tottenham Hotspur 23 (5)
1922–1924 Wigan Borough 39 (30)
1924–1925 Armadale ? (?)
1925–1930 New Bedford Whalers ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Alex Hunter (27 September 1895 – January 1984) was a Scottish professional footballer who played for Renfrew Juniors, Queen's Park, Tottenham Hotspur, Wigan Borough and New Bedford Whalers.[1]

Football career

Born in Renfrew, Scotland, Hunter began his career with local club Renfrew Juniors before joining Queens Park. The goalkeeper joined Tottenham Hotspur and was a member of the 1921 FA Cup Final winning side. Hunter featured in 26 matches in all competitions for the Lilywhites.[2] After leaving White Hart Lane in 1922 he moved on to Wigan Borough where he competed in a further 39 games. Hunter briefly returned to Scotland to play for Armadale before ending his career with American Soccer League team New Bedford Whalers.[3]


Tottenham Hotspur


  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records. soccerdata. p. 133. ISBN 1-899468-63-3.
  2. ^ A-Z of Tottenham Hotspur players Archived 2009-06-03 at WebCite Retrieved 13 March 2009
  3. ^ Dykes, Garth (2011). Wigan Borough in the Football League: A Complete Record and Who's Who 1921–1931. Tony Brown. ISBN 978-1-905891-53-5.