Dundee born centre forward Alex Lindsay started his football career with junior club Dundee Violet in 1913 before joining Scottish League Raith Rovers in 1916. He moved south to join Second Division Tottenham Hotspur in 1919, making his debut at Coventry City that August but playing only 3 times in Spurs’ promotion season. He became a regular first team member from 1922, but lost his place during their 1927-28 relegation season. He joined Thames Association in 1930 after 50 goals in 227 appearances for Spurs, where he played a further 25 games netting a solitary goal. Lindsay ended his football career at Dundee in 1931.