Perth born goalkeeper Alex Stewart began his football career with Perth Roselea in 1907-08 becoming a Scottish junior international before joining Scottish League club Falkirk in the 1908 close season. Part of the very successful Falkirk team of the time, he was in goal when Falkirk won The Scottish League Championship in 1909-10 and also as they won The Scottish Cup in 1913, defeating Raith Rovers 2-0 in the Final at Hampden Park.
He stayed with Falkirk until 1917, having a period on loan with Heart of Midlothian, playing in both of their Rosebery Charity Cup matches on 6th and 13th May 1916. He joined Cowdenbeath in 1917 spending 1917-18 at Central Park before joining Partick Thistle, and while at Partick he was selected to play for The Scottish League as they lost 3-1 to The Football League at St Andrew’s, Birmingham. He joined St Johnstone in 1921 and spent three seasons with his hometown club before finishing his career by joining Arbroath in 1924, spending three years at Gayfield Park before retiring in 1927.
His son Alex played for Queen’s Park, St Mirren, Rhyl, Sheffield Utd, St Johnstone, Motherwell & Falkirk.