13 November 2006

Alex Elder

A teenage League Champion with Burnley, as with so many young footballers injuries and circumstance were to restrict him to that single major honour...

Name: Alexander Russell Elder
Born: 25 April 1941, Lisburn
Height: 5.07½ ft
Weight: 12.07 st
Position: Full-Back

Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 40 Full Caps / 1 Goal (1960-1969), 1 B Cap (1959), 1 Under-23 Cap (1964), 1 Schoolboy Cap (1955).
Club Honours: (with Glentoran) Gold Cup Runner-Up 1958/59; (with Burnley) Football League Champion 1959/60, Runner-Up 1961/62; FA Cup Runner-Up 1961/62.

Club Career:
Clubs
Seasons
Signed
Fee
League
FA Cup
FL Cup
Europe
Other
Glentoran
58/59
-
Youth
*23(0)/ 0
-
-
-
-
Burnley
59/60-66/67
Jan-59
£3,000
271(0)/13
39(0)/2
11(0)/0
8(0)/0
1(0)/0
Stoke City
67/68-72/73
Aug-67
£50,000
80(3)/ 1
8(3)/0
6(0)/0
-
3(0)/0
Leek Town
-
-
Free
(Cheshire League)
TOTALS
£53,000
274(3)/14
47(3)/2
17(0)/0
8(0)/0
4(0)/0
* all games


Biography:
To follow.

Burnley Official Bio
Clarets-Mad - Bunley Bio
UpTheClarets - Burnley Bio
Interview

Northern Ireland Cap Details:
06-04-1960 Wales....... A L 2-3 BC
08-10-1960 England..... H L 2-5 BC
26-10-1960 West Germany H L 3-4 WCQ
09-11-1960 Scotland.... A L 2-5 BC
12-04-1961 Wales....... H L 1-5 BC
03-05-1961 Greece...... A L 1-2 WCQ
10-05-1961 West Germany A L 1-2 WCQ
07-10-1961 Scotland.... H L 1-6 BC
17-10-1961 Greece...... H W 2-0 WCQ
22-11-1961 England..... A D 1-1 BC
10-10-1962 Poland...... A W 2-0 ENC
20-10-1962 England..... H L 1-3 BC
07-11-1962 Scotland.... A L 1-5 BC
28-11-1962 Poland...... H W 2-0 ENC
03-04-1963 Wales....... H L 1-4 BC
30-05-1963 Spain....... A D 1-1 ENC
15-04-1964 Wales....... A W 3-2 BC
29-04-1964 Uruguay..... H W 3-0 FR
03-10-1964 England..... H L 3-4 BC
14-10-1964 Switzerland. H W 1-0 WCQ
14-11-1964 Switzerland. A L 1-2 WCQ
25-11-1964 Scotland.... A L 2-3 BC
17-03-1965 Netherlands. H W 2-1 WCQ
31-03-1965 Wales....... H L 0-5 BC
07-04-1965 Netherlands. A D 0-0 WCQ
07-05-1965 Albania..... H W 4-1 WCQ
02-10-1965 Scotland.... H W 3-2 BC
10-11-1965 England..... A L 1-2 BC
24-11-1965 Albania..... A D 1-1 WCQ
30-03-1966 Wales....... A W 4-1 BC
22-06-1966 Mexico...... H W 4-1 FR. 1 Goal
22-10-1966 England..... H L 0-2 ECQ
16-11-1966 Scotland.... A L 1-2 ECQ
12-04-1967 Wales....... H D 0-0 ECQ
22-11-1967 England..... A L 0-2 ECQ
28-02-1968 Wales....... A L 0-2 ECQ
03-05-1969 England..... H L 1-3 BC. sub
06-05-1969 Scotland.... A D 1-1 BC
10-05-1969 Wales....... H D 0-0 BC
10-09-1969 USSR........ H D 0-0 WCQ

Summary: 39(1)/1. Won 11, Drew 8, Lost 21



Northern Ireland B Cap Details:
11-11-1959 France...... H D 0-0 FR

Summary: 1/0. Won 0, Drew 1, Lost 0.


Northern Ireland Under-23 Cap Details:
05-02-1964 Wales....... H D 3-3 FR

Summary: 1/0. Won 0, Drew 1, Lost 0.

1 comment:

Harold Harvey said...

Was at school with Alex and would like to trace him

Who was Northern Ireland's Greatest World Cup Player & Team? (select up to eleven players)

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