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Alex Hall (CAN)

Date of birth: 1880-12-03
Birthplace: Peterhead, SCO
Date of death: 1943-09-25
Team Honours: Olympic champion
Profile Text Last Updated 2016-10-28
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Alexander Noble Hall... he was 20 years old when he moved to Canada in 1901... returned to the United Kingdom in 1905; returned back to Toronto, Canada in 1923... he was 62 years old when he passed away on 25 September 1943 in Toronto... in Peterhead in 1912, rescued a five-year old boy (Alick McKenzie) from potential drowning at the seawall off the Smith Embarkment (he was awarded both the Carnegie Hero Fund award and the Royal Humane Society award)... served in the British Army in the Great War... worked at the Toronto Incinerator... wrote the Montréal Gazette, “he is a scientific player and uses his head to great advantage; is a splendid shot and very fast on the ball; is feared by every defence has has played against; he is worth his place on any team in America”... 

For Country

won a gold medal with Canada at the St. Louis 1904 Olympic Football Tournament...

For Club

played for Galt FC... played for Westmount... played for Newcastle United (he scored two goals in six matches in 1907-08)... he made his England First Division debut on 7 September 1907... played for Dundee (33 games from 1907-08 to 1909-10)... played for Dunfermline Athletic... played for Mimico Beach... played for Toronto Scots... 

For Sport

served as player-manager of Dunfermline Athletic... 

End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
1904-11-18 CAN OLY Louis Blake Duff [1904-11] Men’s Olympic Football Tournament CAN / Galt FC 23
(GP = Games Played; GS = Games Started; SU = Games Played as Substitute; Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)

More International Records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
1904 CAN OLY 2-0-0 24 2 2 0 120 3 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 2 2 0 120 3 0 0 0 0 0
(Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)
Date Location Match CAN RESULT Opponent Age Start Min. G A Y R GA CS
1904-11-17 St. Louis, MO, USA Men's Olympic Football Tournament CAN OLY 4 : 0 USA 23 1 60 0 0 0 0 0 0
1904-11-16 St. Louis, MO, USA Men's Olympic Football Tournament CAN OLY 7 : 0 USA 23 1 60 3 0 0 0 0 0

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