Alec Gordon Player Profile


  • Full Name: Henry Alexander Gordon
  • Born: July 25th, 1938 (Broxburn)
  • Died: February 18th, 1996 (Beattock)
  • Height: 5' 10
  • Position: Defender / Midfielder
  • Signed: November 19th, 1960
  • First Manager: Jerry Kerr
  • Career Totals: 106 appearances, 1 goals
  • Also Played For: Armadale, Bradford City, Ross County, St Johnstone


Playing Seasons


ALL League Cups
Season
1964-65 13 13 0 0 0 12 0 1 0
1963-64 25 25 0 0 0 15 0 10 0
1962-63 29 29 0 0 0 19 0 10 0
1961-62 33 33 1 0 0 28 1 5 0
1960-61 6 6 0 0 0 6 0 - -
Totals: 106 (0) 1 80 (0) 1 26 (0) 0

ALL = Combined first team appearances
League/Cups = First team starts (sub appearances)
Cln = Clean Sheets | CtGR = Clean Sheets to Games Ratio

 Recent First Team Starts
Apr 19th, 1965 19/04/65 Division One vs. Partick Th (A) 0 - 0
Apr 3rd, 1965 03/04/65 Division One vs. Aberdeen (A) 0 - 1
Mar 27th, 1965 27/03/65 Division One vs. Morton (H) 3 - 2
Mar 24th, 1965 24/03/65 Division One vs. Dundee (A) 4 - 2
Mar 20th, 1965 20/03/65 Division One vs. Dunfermline (A) 1 - 0

 Recent First Team Goals
Nov 4th, 1961 04/11/61 Division One vs. Airdrie (A) 3 - 3

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
Nov 4th, 1961 04/11/61 Division One vs. Airdrie (A) 3 - 3 (88')

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
Apr 19th, 1965 19/04/65 Division One vs. Partick Th (A) 0 - 0
Apr 3rd, 1965 03/04/65 Division One vs. Aberdeen (A) 0 - 1
Mar 27th, 1965 27/03/65 Division One vs. Morton (H) 3 - 2
Mar 24th, 1965 24/03/65 Division One vs. Dundee (A) 4 - 2
Mar 20th, 1965 20/03/65 Division One vs. Dunfermline (A) 1 - 0
Mar 13th, 1965 13/03/65 Division One vs. Clyde (H) 6 - 0
Mar 10th, 1965 10/03/65 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (A) 2 - 4
Feb 27th, 1965 27/02/65 Division One vs. Airdrie (H) 3 - 2
Nov 28th, 1964 28/11/64 Division One vs. Aberdeen (H) 0 - 3
Nov 21st, 1964 21/11/64 Division One vs. Morton (A) 0 - 2
Nov 14th, 1964 14/11/64 Division One vs. Dunfermline (H) 2 - 0
Sep 12th, 1964 12/09/64 Division One vs. Dundee (H) 1 - 4
Sep 9th, 1964 09/09/64 Quarter Final 1st Leg vs. Hamilton (H) 8 - 0
May 20th, 1964 20/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. Aberdeen (A) 0 - 5
May 16th, 1964 16/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. St Johnstone (H) 1 - 0
May 13th, 1964 13/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. Dundee (A) 3 - 3
May 9th, 1964 09/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. Aberdeen (H) 4 - 1
May 6th, 1964 06/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. St Johnstone (A) 1 - 0
May 1st, 1964 01/05/64 Sectional Tie vs. Dundee (H) 0 - 0
Apr 24th, 1964 24/04/64 Division One vs. Hibernian (H) 1 - 1
Apr 18th, 1964 18/04/64 Division One vs. Aberdeen (A) 0 - 0
Apr 4th, 1964 04/04/64 Division One vs. Rangers (A) 0 - 2
Mar 28th, 1964 28/03/64 Division One vs. QOS (H) 2 - 1
Mar 21st, 1964 21/03/64 Division One vs. Third Lanark (A) 2 - 2
Mar 14th, 1964 14/03/64 Division One vs. Hearts (A) 4 - 0
Mar 11th, 1964 11/03/64 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (H) 2 - 1
Feb 29th, 1964 29/02/64 Division One vs. Falkirk (A) 1 - 2
Feb 22nd, 1964 22/02/64 Division One vs. Motherwell (H) 4 - 1
Feb 19th, 1964 19/02/64 Division One vs. Celtic (A) 0 - 1
Feb 1st, 1964 01/02/64 Division One vs. Airdrie (A) 1 - 3
Jan 18th, 1964 18/01/64 Division One vs. Dunfermline (H) 1 - 2
Jan 15th, 1964 15/01/64 1st Round Replay vs. St Mirren (A) 1 - 2
Jan 11th, 1964 11/01/64 1st Round vs. St Mirren (H) 0 - 0
Oct 12th, 1963 12/10/63 Division One vs. Partick Th (A) 0 - 1
Oct 5th, 1963 05/10/63 Division One vs. Airdrie (H) 9 - 1
Aug 21st, 1963 21/08/63 Division One vs. St Mirren (A) 1 - 2
Aug 14th, 1963 14/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. Hibernian (A) 2 - 3
Aug 10th, 1963 10/08/63 Sectional Tie vs. Aberdeen (H) 1 - 1
May 18th, 1963 18/05/63 Division One vs. Partick Th (H) 2 - 2
May 11th, 1963 11/05/63 Division One vs. Celtic (H) 3 - 0
May 7th, 1963 07/05/63 Division One vs. Aberdeen (A) 2 - 1
May 3rd, 1963 03/05/63 Division One vs. St Mirren (A) 1 - 2
May 1st, 1963 01/05/63 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (A) 2 - 2
Apr 29th, 1963 29/04/63 Division One vs. Third Lanark (H) 1 - 0
Apr 27th, 1963 27/04/63 Division One vs. Airdrie (A) 2 - 4
Apr 24th, 1963 24/04/63 Division One vs. Hibernian (A) 1 - 1
Apr 20th, 1963 20/04/63 Division One vs. Hearts (H) 0 - 0
Apr 17th, 1963 17/04/63 Division One vs. Dundee (A) 2 - 1
Apr 13th, 1963 13/04/63 Semi Final vs. Rangers (N) 2 - 5
Apr 8th, 1963 08/04/63 Quarter Final 2nd Replay vs. QOS (N) 4 - 0
Apr 6th, 1963 06/04/63 Division One vs. Falkirk (H) 1 - 0
Apr 4th, 1963 04/04/63 Quarter Final Replay vs. QOS (A) 1 - 1
Mar 29th, 1963 29/03/63 Quarter Final vs. QOS (H) 1 - 1
Mar 25th, 1963 25/03/63 Division One vs. Dunfermline (A) 2 - 1
Mar 23rd, 1963 23/03/63 Division One vs. Clyde (H) 4 - 1
Oct 6th, 1962 06/10/62 Division One vs. Partick Th (A) 0 - 3
Sep 29th, 1962 29/09/62 Division One vs. Hibernian (H) 5 - 0
Sep 22nd, 1962 22/09/62 Division One vs. Third Lanark (A) 1 - 1
Sep 15th, 1962 15/09/62 Division One vs. Dundee (H) 1 - 1
Sep 8th, 1962 08/09/62 Division One vs. QOS (A) 0 - 1
Sep 1st, 1962 01/09/62 Sectional Tie vs. Celtic (H) 0 - 0
Aug 29th, 1962 29/08/62 Sectional Tie vs. Hearts (H) 2 - 0
Aug 25th, 1962 25/08/62 Sectional Tie vs. Dundee (A) 1 - 2
Aug 22nd, 1962 22/08/62 Division One vs. Dunfermline (H) 0 - 4
Aug 18th, 1962 18/08/62 Sectional Tie vs. Celtic (A) 0 - 4
Aug 15th, 1962 15/08/62 Sectional Tie vs. Hearts (A) 1 - 3
Aug 11th, 1962 11/08/62 Sectional Tie vs. Dundee (H) 3 - 2
Apr 28th, 1962 28/04/62 Division One vs. Hearts (H) 0 - 1
Apr 23rd, 1962 23/04/62 Division One vs. Partick Th (A) 2 - 4
Apr 9th, 1962 09/04/62 Division One vs. Dundee (H) 1 - 2
Apr 7th, 1962 07/04/62 Division One vs. Aberdeen (H) 2 - 2
Mar 31st, 1962 31/03/62 Division One vs. Falkirk (H) 4 - 1
Mar 24th, 1962 24/03/62 Division One vs. Rangers (A) 1 - 0
Mar 17th, 1962 17/03/62 Division One vs. Motherwell (H) 1 - 1
Mar 14th, 1962 14/03/62 Division One vs. Stirling Albion (A) 1 - 0
Mar 3rd, 1962 03/03/62 Division One vs. Airdrie (H) 3 - 3
Feb 24th, 1962 24/02/62 Division One vs. Raith Rovers (H) 4 - 2
Feb 21st, 1962 21/02/62 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (A) 3 - 5
Feb 10th, 1962 10/02/62 Division One vs. St Mirren (A) 1 - 1
Feb 3rd, 1962 03/02/62 Division One vs. Third Lanark (H) 3 - 0
Jan 24th, 1962 24/01/62 Division One vs. Hearts (A) 1 - 2
Jan 20th, 1962 20/01/62 Division One vs. Hibernian (A) 2 - 3
Jan 13th, 1962 13/01/62 Division One vs. Celtic (H) 4 - 5
Jan 6th, 1962 06/01/62 Division One vs. Dunfermline (A) 1 - 4
Dec 23rd, 1961 23/12/61 Division One vs. Partick Th (H) 3 - 5
Dec 16th, 1961 16/12/61 Division One vs. Aberdeen (A) 3 - 1
Dec 13th, 1961 13/12/61 2nd Round vs. Motherwell (A) 0 - 4
Dec 2nd, 1961 02/12/61 Division One vs. Falkirk (A) 2 - 1
Nov 25th, 1961 25/11/61 Division One vs. Rangers (H) 2 - 3
Nov 18th, 1961 18/11/61 Division One vs. Motherwell (A) 1 - 2
Nov 11th, 1961 11/11/61 Division One vs. Stirling Albion (H) 2 - 0
Nov 4th, 1961 04/11/61 Division One vs. Airdrie (A) 3 - 3
Oct 28th, 1961 28/10/61 Division One vs. Raith Rovers (A) 0 - 0
Oct 21st, 1961 21/10/61 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (H) 1 - 2
Oct 14th, 1961 14/10/61 Division One vs. St Mirren (H) 3 - 1
Aug 26th, 1961 26/08/61 Sectional Tie vs. Motherwell (H) 0 - 2
Aug 23rd, 1961 23/08/61 Division One vs. Dunfermline (H) 3 - 2
Aug 19th, 1961 19/08/61 Sectional Tie vs. Aberdeen (H) 5 - 3
Aug 16th, 1961 16/08/61 Sectional Tie vs. Dunfermline (H) 0 - 0
Aug 12th, 1961 12/08/61 Sectional Tie vs. Motherwell (A) 3 - 5
Apr 1st, 1961 01/04/61 Division One vs. Aberdeen (H) 3 - 3
Mar 25th, 1961 25/03/61 Division One vs. Kilmarnock (A) 1 - 1
Mar 18th, 1961 18/03/61 Division One vs. Rangers (H) 1 - 1
Mar 11th, 1961 11/03/61 Division One vs. Third Lanark (H) 1 - 2
Mar 4th, 1961 04/03/61 Division One vs. Clyde (A) 1 - 3
Feb 18th, 1961 18/02/61 Division One vs. Raith Rovers (H) 4 - 1


Competition History


Comp
LGE 80 1 0 0
SC 7 0 0 0
LC 13 0 0 0
SUM 6 0 0 0
Totals: 106 (0) 1

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 Cln = Clean Sheets | CtGR = Clean Sheets to Games Ratio
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals


Biography


Alec was signed from Armadale Thistle. He made a few reserve appearances before making his first team debut and became a frequent starter in the line up for three seasons. For 1964-65, Alec re-signed but featured more often in the reserves. Initially retained for the next campaign, he left to join Bradford Park Avenue in August 1965.

Last updated on Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 by J Myles.





Debut

February 18th, 1961
Dundee United 4 - 1 Raith Rovers

League (Division One)


Timeline


  • Date of Birth


    Alec was born on this date in Broxburn.


  • Signed For Dundee United


  • First Team Debut

    Dundee United 4 - 1 Raith Rovers
    League (Division One)


  • First Goal

    Airdrie 3 - 3 Dundee United
    League (Division One)


  • 50th Appearance

    Dundee United 5 - 0 Hibernian
    League (Division One)


  • 50th League Appearance

    St Mirren 2 - 1 Dundee United
    League (Division One)


  • 100th Appearance

    Kilmarnock 4 - 2 Dundee United
    League (Division One)

    With seven straight wins under their belts United were firm favourites to take the points but it did not occur! Black sent Killie into a fourth minute lead and it was not until the 27th minute


  • Last Appearance

    Partick Th 0 - 0 Dundee United
    League (Division One)


  • Date of Death


    Alec died on this date in Beattock.