Alex Ainscough

Alexander Ainscough (born April 12, 1995) is an American soccer player who currently plays for the Richmond Kickers in USL League One.

Alexander Ainscough
Personal information
Date of birth (1995-04-12) April 12, 1995
Place of birth Canton, Massachusetts, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Richmond Kickers
Number 12
Youth career
2008–2014 FC Greater Boston Bolts
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014 Stanford Cardinal 5 (0)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016 Fáskrúdsfjördur 0 (0)
2016–2017 VV Alverna
2017 Boston Bolts 11 (3)
2017–2019 SpVgg Bayreuth 0 (0)
2018–2019 SpVgg Bayreuth II 4 (1)
2019– Richmond Kickers 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 21, 2019

Career

Youth and college

On January 2, 2013, Ainscough committed to play college soccer for Stanford University.[1] Ainscough made five appearances for the Cardinal his freshman year, before seeking European football opportunities.

Senior

Growing up in the FC Boston youth system, Ainscough made the move to Iceland to sign with UMF Leiknir Fáskrúdsfjördur in 2016 before heading to VV Alverna in the Netherlands in August that same year. Ainscough returned to FC Boston for the USL League Two season in 2017.[2] He then returned for a second stint in Germany after the USL League Two season with SPVGG Bayreuth.[3]

On March 30, 2019, Ainscough made his full professional debut for the Richmond Kickers in a 2–3 loss to Lansing Ignite FC. Ainscough came on in the 63rd minute for Josh Hughes.[4]

References

  1. Clark, Travis (January 3, 2013). "Lure of Stanford impossible to resist". TopDrawerSoccer.com. Retrieved March 30, 2019.
  2. "Alexander Ainscough - Statistics". USL League Two.
  3. Wood, Patrick. "Three More Players Added For 2019". richmondkickers.com. Retrieved March 30, 2019.
  4. "Richmond Kickers vs Lansing Ignite FC".


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