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Alex Leake

Alex Leake
Leake in Birmingham colours
Personal information
Full nameAlexander Leake
Playing positionHalf back

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Alexander Leake (11 July 1871 29 March 1938), known as Alex or Alec Leake, was an English professional footballer who won five caps for his country and made 407 appearances in the Football League playing as a half-back for Small Heath, Aston Villa and Burnley. After retiring from playing he took up coaching, both with professional clubs and at school level. He was a cousin of fellow Small Heath and England forward Jimmy Windridge.


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