The 1901 FA Cup Final team; Priest is standing second from the right.
|Full name||Alfred Ernest Priest|
|Date of birth||1874|
|Place of birth||Guisborough, England|
|Date of death||5 May 1922 (aged 47–48)|
|Place of death||Hartlepool, England|
|Playing position||Outside left / Inside left|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Priest was born in Guisborough and played for Darlington and South Bank before joining Sheffield United in 1896. He made his debut for The Blades in the Football League First Division in the 1896-97 season, playing mainly as outside left, and helped United win the Football League championship in 1897-98. That same year Priest was also in the United side that suffered a huge F A cup upset at Port Vale.
- Burslem Port Vale vs Sheffield United 1898 Match report[permanent dead link]
- Graham Betts (2006). England: Player by player. Green Umbrella Publishing. p. 194. ISBN 1-905009-63-1.