Alex Kemp

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Alex Kemp
Personal information
Place of birth Scotland
Playing position Full back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
–1921 Grand Trunk Railway
1921–1922 Boleil
1922–1925 Fall River Marksmen 75 (0)
1925 New Bedford Whalers 2 (0)
1925 Philadelphia 1 (0)
Holley Carburetor
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alex Kemp was a Scottish association football Full back who played professionally in Canada and the United States.

Kemp began his career in Canada, playing for Grand Trunk Railway and Boleil.[1] In 1922, he joined the Fall River Marksmen of the American Soccer League. In 1924, Kemp played on the backline for the Marksmen when they defeated St. Louis Vesper Buick in the final of the 1924 National Challenge Cup. Kemp’s handball in the area led to Vesper Buick’s first goal in the 36th minute.[2] In 1925, he played two games for the New Bedford Whalers and one for Philadelphia Field Club before moving to Detroit and joining Holley Carburetor F.C.

External links[edit]

  • Jose, Colin (1998). American Soccer League, 1921-1931 (Hardback). The Scarecrow Press. (ISBN 0-8108-3429-4). 

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