Alex Francis

Name
Alex Francis
Position
Midfielder
Current Team
Birtley Town
Past Teams
Consett AFC, West Auckland Town, Whickham
Leagues
Northern League D1, Northern League D2, Northern League D2 Play-Offs, FA Vase, FA Cup, Northern League Cup, Durham Challenge Cup, Ernest Armstrong Memorial Cup
Seasons
2023-24, 2022-23

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. 

Northern League D1

SeasonTeamGoalsAssistsYellow CardsRed CardsOwn GoalPlayer of the MatchSubstitute AppearanceAppearancesWin RatioDraw RatioLoss Ratio
2023-24Birtley Town80300501764.710.0035.29
Total-80300501761.110.0038.89

Northern League D2

SeasonTeamGoalsAssistsYellow CardsRed CardsOwn GoalPlayer of the MatchSubstitute AppearanceAppearancesWin RatioDraw RatioLoss Ratio
2022-23Birtley Town712200513560.0017.1422.86
Total-712200513560.0017.1422.86

Northern League D2 Play-Offs

SeasonTeamGoalsAssistsYellow CardsRed CardsOwn GoalPlayer of the MatchSubstitute AppearanceAppearancesWin RatioDraw RatioLoss Ratio
2022-23Birtley Town00000002100.000.000.00
Total-00000002100.000.000.00

FA Vase

SeasonTeamGoalsAssistsYellow CardsRed CardsOwn GoalPlayer of the MatchSubstitute AppearanceAppearancesWin RatioDraw RatioLoss Ratio
2023-24Birtley Town0010000250.000.0050.00
2022-23Birtley Town0010000250.0050.000.00
Total-0020000450.0025.0025.00

FA Cup

SeasonTeamGoalsAssistsYellow CardsRed CardsOwn GoalPlayer of the MatchSubstitute AppearanceAppearancesWin RatioDraw RatioLoss Ratio
2023-24Birtley Town000000010.000.00100.00
Total-000000010.000.00100.00

Northern League Cup

SeasonTeamGoalsAssistsYellow CardsRed CardsOwn GoalPlayer of the MatchSubstitute AppearanceAppearancesWin RatioDraw RatioLoss Ratio
Total-000

Durham Challenge Cup

SeasonTeamGoalsAssistsYellow CardsRed CardsOwn GoalPlayer of the MatchSubstitute AppearanceAppearancesWin RatioDraw RatioLoss Ratio
2023-24Birtley Town100000010.00100.000.00
2022-23Birtley Town00000000000
Total-100000010.00100.000.00

Ernest Armstrong Memorial Cup

SeasonTeamGoalsAssistsYellow CardsRed CardsOwn GoalPlayer of the MatchSubstitute AppearanceAppearancesWin RatioDraw RatioLoss Ratio
Total-000

Career Total

SeasonGoalsAssistsYellow CardsRed CardsOwn GoalPlayer of the MatchSubstitute AppearanceAppearancesWin RatioDraw RatioLoss Ratio
2023-2490400502157.144.7638.10
2022-23712300513961.5417.9520.51
Total16127001016059.0213.1127.87