Alex Pringle

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Alex Pringle
Personal information
Date of birth (1948-11-08) 8 November 1948 (age 69)
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Glasgow United
1968–1972 Hibernian 9 (0)
1972–1974 Dundee 24 (1)
1974–1975 Clyde 7 (0)
1975–1977 Tampa Bay Rowdies 37 (1)
1977–1978 Washington Diplomats 28 (0)
1979 New Jersey Americans
Total 105 (2)
Teams managed
1975–1976 University of Tampa
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alex Pringle (born 8 November 1948) is a Scottish former professional footballer who played as a defender. Active in Scotland and the United States, Pringle made over 100 appearances in a 10-year career.


Born in Edinburgh, Pringle played professionally in Scotland and the United States for Glasgow United, Hibernian, Dundee, Clyde, the Tampa Bay Rowdies, the Washington Diplomats and the New Jersey Americans.[1][2][3] While in Tampa he also served as the head coach of the University of Tampa men's soccer team in 1975 and 1976. In two seasons, he compiled a record of 11 wins 15 losses and 1 draw.[4]