Alex Latta

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Alex Latta
Personal information
Date of birth 1 September 1867
Place of birth Dumbarton, Scotland
Date of death 25 August 1928(1928-08-25) (aged 60)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1881–1889 Dumbarton Athletic 0 (0)
1889–1895 Everton 148 (70)
1895–1896 Liverpool 0 (0)
National team
1888–1898 Scotland 2 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 September 2007
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 September 2007

Alex Latta (1 September 1867 – 25 August 1928) was a Scottish footballer who made ten appearances, mostly at outside right, in Everton's Football League title winning side of 1890/91.

Latta began his career with Dumbarton Athletic F.C. as a 14-year-old but moved to Everton F.C. in 1889. He was a tall and stocky outside right who displayed great pace and dribbling skills. Latta played twice for Scotland during his career. His debut came in the 5–1 defeat of Wales on 10 March 1888. Latta scored two goals.

External links[edit]