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Govan in December 2009
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Full name Alexander Govan
Date of birth (1929-06-16)16 June 1929
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Date of death 10 June 2016(2016-06-10) (aged 86)
Place of death Plymouth, England
Playing position Outside left
Youth career
Bridgeton Boys Club
1944–1946 Plymouth Argyle
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1953 Plymouth Argyle 110 (28)
1953–1958 Birmingham City 165 (53)
1958 Portsmouth 11 (2)
1958–1960 Plymouth Argyle 32 (8)
Total 318 (91)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Alexander "Alex" Govan (16 June 1929 – 10 June 2016) was a Scottish professional footballer. He played at outside left. Most of his career, he played with Plymouth Argyle (in two spells) and with Birmingham City during their most successful period in the 1950s. He also had a short spell with Portsmouth.

Govan died at his Plymouth, England home on 10 June 2016 at the age of 86.

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