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Alex Williams
Personal information
Full name Alexander Williams
Date of birth November 13, 1961 (1961-11-13) (age 48)
Place of birth    Manchester, England
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
000000 Manchester City
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1980–1986
1986
1986–1987
Manchester City
Queen of the South (loan)
Port Vale
125 (0)
005 (0)
035 (0)   

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Alexander (Alex) Williams (born 13 November 1961 in Manchester) is a retired English goalkeeper.

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Playing career

A product of the Manchester City youth scheme, he made his first team debut in the 1980-81 season, Succeeding Joe Corrigan in the City goal, he made a total of 125 appearances in six years, including two consecutive seasons where he played every match. He also played for Queen of the South on loan.

In November 1986 he was sent out on loan to Port Vale and signed permanently in January 1987 for a £10,000 fee (plus 50% of any future transfer fees). However he retired in September 1987 due to a recurring back injury.[1]

Post-retirement

Williams returned to Vale in July 1988 as the community programme officer but departed in January 1990 to take up a similar role at Man City. He now works as the Executive Manager of City In The Community, Manchester City's community programme.[2]

Honours

Williams was awarded the MBE in the 2002 New Years Honours list[3] for his services to young people.[4]

References

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