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Alex Harris (born 31 August 1994) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a winger. Harris has played for Hibernian, Dundee, Queen of the South, Falkirk and York City.

Alex Harris
Alex Harris 2018-10-27 1.jpg
Harris playing for York City in 2018
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-08-31) 31 August 1994 (age 24)[1]
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[1]
Playing position Winger[2]
Youth career
Civil Service Strollers
0000–2012 Hibernian
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2017 Hibernian 43 (0)
2015Dundee (loan) 16 (1)
2015–2016Queen of the South (loan) 26 (4)
2017–2018 Falkirk 21 (1)
2018–2019 York City 22 (1)
National team
2012 Scotland U19 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:32, 6 May 2019 (UTC)

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Club careerEdit

Born in Edinburgh, Harris attended Edinburgh Academy and played for the Civil Service Strollers under-12 team,[3] alongside future Hibernian teammate Danny Handling.[4] He made his first-team debut on 6 October 2012, as an 88th-minute substitute in a 3–0 home win against Dundee.[5] Harris inspired Hibernian to come from 3–0 down at half-time to win 4–3 in a 2012–13 Scottish Cup semi-final against Falkirk, as he scored the team's first goal and assisted the second.[6]

He missed most of the first half of the 2013–14 season due to an ankle injury.[7] After returning to the Hibernian first team in January 2014, Harris signed a new contract with the club, tying him to the club until June 2017.[7]

Harris moved on loan to Scottish Premiership club Dundee on 3 January 2015, in exchange for Martin Boyle.[8] He scored his first goal for Dundee on 10 January, with a deflected shot in the third minute of a 4–1 home win against Motherwell.[9]

Harris joined Scottish Championship club Queen of the South on 21 August 2015 on loan for the rest of the 2015–16 season.[10] He returned to Hibernian for the 2016–17 season, but was again affected by injury.[11] Harris left the club during the 2017 close season, at the end of his contract.[11] Harris signed a two-year contract with Falkirk on 19 June 2017.[12] He left the club on 31 August 2018 when his contract was cancelled by mutual consent.[13]

Harris signed for National League North club York City on 20 September 2018.[14] He was released at the end of the 2018–19 season.[15]

International careerEdit

Harris was selected for the Scotland national under-19 team in August 2012.[16] He made his debut on 23 August, as a 55th-minute substitute in a 2–1 away defeat to Norway in a friendly.[17][18] He made his first start two days later in what proved to be his final international appearance, as Scotland again lost away to Norway, this time 3–2.[17][19]

Personal lifeEdit

Harris is the great, great nephew of former Hibernian, Everton and Scotland player Jimmy Dunn.[20]

Career statisticsEdit

As of end of 2018–19 season
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup[a] League Cup[b] Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Hibernian 2012–13[5] Scottish Premier League 11 0 3 1 0 0 14 1
2013–14[21] Scottish Premiership 15 0 1 0 0 0 4[c] 0 20 0
2014–15[22] Scottish Championship 12 0 1 0 2 0 1[d] 0 16 0
2015–16[23] Scottish Championship 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
2016–17[24][25] Scottish Championship 5 0 0 0 1 0 3[e] 1 9 1
Total 43 0 5 1 4 0 8 1 60 2
Dundee (loan) 2014–15[22] Scottish Premiership 16 1 16 1
Queen of the South (loan) 2015–16[23] Scottish Championship 26 4 1 0 27 4
Falkirk 2017–18[26] Scottish Championship 21 1 1 0 4 2 3[d] 0 29 3
2018–19[27] Scottish Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 21 1 1 0 4 2 3 0 29 3
York City 2018–19[1][28] National League North 22 1 4 1 2[f] 0 28 2
Career total 128 7 11 2 8 2 13 1 160 12
  1. ^ Includes Scottish Cup, FA Cup
  2. ^ Includes Scottish League Cup
  3. ^ Two appearances in UEFA Europa League, two in Scottish Premiership play-offs
  4. ^ a b Appearance(s) in Scottish Challenge Cup
  5. ^ One appearance in UEFA Europa League, two appearances and one goal in Scottish Challenge Cup
  6. ^ Appearances in FA Trophy

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Hibernian

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "A. Harris: Summary". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 28 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Hibs winger Harris signs contract extension". The Herald. Glasgow. 21 January 2014. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Youngster Alex Harris reveals moment team-mate told him he was set for a first Hibs appearance". The Scotsman. Edinburgh. 12 October 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Strollers take the applause". The Scotsman. Edinburgh. 20 May 2006. Archived from the original on 28 April 2016.
  5. ^ a b "Games played by Alex Harris in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  6. ^ Millar, Kenny (14 April 2013). "That's for you dad!". The Scottish Sun. Glasgow. Archived from the original on 29 October 2017.
  7. ^ a b "Hibernian: Winger Alex Harris agrees new deal at Easter Road". BBC Sport. 21 January 2014. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  8. ^ Nicolson, Eric (3 January 2015). "Dundee sign Hibs winger on loan". The Courier. Dundee. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  9. ^ Sutherland, Jonathan (10 January 2015). "Dundee 4–1 Motherwell". BBC Sport. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  10. ^ "Harris joins Queen of the South on loan". Hibernian F.C. 21 August 2015. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  11. ^ a b Brown, Anthony (10 May 2017). "Winger Alex Harris leaves Hibs after contract expires". Edinburgh Evening News. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  12. ^ "Alex Harris signs two-year deal". Falkirk F.C. 19 June 2017. Archived from the original on 3 August 2017.
  13. ^ "Alex Harris". Falkirk F.C. 31 August 2018. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  14. ^ Appleyard, Ian (20 September 2018). "City sign forward Alex Harris". York City F.C. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  15. ^ Appleyard, Ian (1 May 2019). "Club announces retained list". York City F.C. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  16. ^ "Under-19 squad for Norway friendlies". Scottish Football Association. 7 August 2012. Archived from the original on 21 April 2013.
  17. ^ a b "Alexander Harris: U19 squad". Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  18. ^ "Norway v Scotland". Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  19. ^ "Norway v Scotland". Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  20. ^ Martin, Robert (18 May 2013). "Fame all relative for Alex". The Scottish Sun. Glasgow. Archived from the original on 9 July 2018.
  21. ^ "Games played by Alex Harris in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  22. ^ a b "Games played by Alex Harris in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  23. ^ a b "Games played by Alex Harris in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  24. ^ "Games played by Alex Harris in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  25. ^ For UEFA Europa League: McLaughlin, Chris (14 July 2016). "Hibernian 0–1 Brøndby IF". BBC Sport. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
    Palmer, Bryn (21 July 2016). "Brøndby IF 0–1 Hibernian". BBC Sport. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  26. ^ "Games played by Alex Harris in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  27. ^ "Games played by Alex Harris in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  28. ^ For FA Cup second qualifying round: Flett, Dave (23 September 2018). "York City 5 Ashton Athletic 0 report, match stats and player ratings". The Press. York. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
    For FA Cup third qualifying round: Flett, Dave (7 October 2018). "York City 3 St Ives Town 0 report, match stats and player ratings". The Press. York. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
    For FA Trophy third qualifying round: Flett, Dave (25 November 2018). "Kidderminster 1 York City 3 report, match stats and ratings". The Press. York. Retrieved 25 November 2018.
  29. ^ Lamont, Alasdair (26 May 2013). "Hibernian 0–3 Celtic". BBC Sport. Archived from the original on 14 January 2016.

External linksEdit

  • Profile at the Scottish Football Association website