Alex started his career as a youngster at Newcastle United’s Academy and has played for some well established clubs in the past including Gateshead, Spennymoor Town and Dunston UTS with further spells coming at Northern League sides West Auckland, Bishop Auckland and Whickham. He was part of the successful promotion side with Consett AFC last season and has worked closely with Paul Bryson before.
Signing in the summer of 2023 Alex was key point of the promotion winning side making 37 appearances alongside scoring 12 goals. He scored in both penalty shoot-outs in the play-off finals. This season Alex has dropped into defence and picked up the player of the match award in each of the first three games of the season. Alex took over the captain’s armband from Jack Honour in September 2023.
Player Sponsor: Alex is kindly sponsored by Justifn Godfrey from Aspire. Aspire are an award-winning IT Managed Service and Cyber Security Provider. They specialise in cyber security, cloud, connectivity, managed services, unified communications and IT support. Their mission is to deliver technology like no other; they are dedicated to putting technology to work to help our customers innovate, become more efficient and grow quicker. Aspire are part of a wider club sponsor and their support is invaluable.