Alex Bruce

Date of birth28 September 1984
Place of birthNorwich, England
NationalityNorthern Irish
Weight73 kg
Height1.83 m
PositionDefender/Midfielder

Alex Bruce was signed by his father, Steve Bruce, when he joined Birmingham City in January 2005 with a contract to June 2007.

Alex joined Ipswich Town in August 2006 with a three-year contract that was extended to June 2011 in May 2009.

He qualified to play for the Republic of Ireland through his grandmother.

Alex joined Leeds United in July 2010 with a two-year contract.

He was re-signed by his father on behalf of Hull City on a two-year contract in July 2012.

Alex joined Bury in August 2017 on non-contract terms.

He joined Wigan Athletic in August 2017 with a one-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Blackburn Rovers 01 Jul 2002 27 Jan 2005
Oldham Athletic 22 Dec 2004 09 Mar 2005 L
Birmingham City 27 Jan 2005 03 Aug 2006
Sheffield Wednesday 10 Mar 2005 31 May 2005 L
Tranmere Rovers 17 Aug 2005 27 Oct 2005 L
Ipswich Town 03 Aug 2006 30 Jul 2010
Leicester City 01 Feb 2010 31 May 2010 L
Leeds United 30 Jul 2010 30 Jun 2012
Huddersfield Town 24 Nov 2011 29 Dec 2011 L
Hull City 30 Jul 2012 30 Jun 2017
Wigan Athletic 31 Jan 2017 31 May 2017 L
Bury 13 Aug 2017 30 Aug 2017
Wigan Athletic 31 Aug 2017

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2004-05 Oldham Athletic FA Cup 2
2004-05 Oldham Athletic LDV Vans Trophy 2
2004-05 Oldham Athletic League One 8
4
4
2004-05 Sheffield Wednesday League One 5
1
1
2004-05 Sheffield Wednesday League One Play-Offs 3
2005-06 Birmingham City FA Cup 4
2
1
2005-06 Birmingham City Premier League 3
3
1
2005-06 Tranmere Rovers League Cup
1
2005-06 Tranmere Rovers League One 10
1
4
2006-07 Ipswich Town FA Cup 3
1
2006-07 Ipswich Town League Championship 40
1
10
2006-07 Ipswich Town League Cup 1
1
2007-08 Ipswich Town FA Cup 1
2007-08 Ipswich Town League Championship 35
1
3
2007-08 Ipswich Town League Cup 1
2008-09 Ipswich Town FA Cup 1
1
1
1
2008-09 Ipswich Town League Championship 25
1
3
2
2008-09 Ipswich Town League Cup 2
1
2009-10 Ipswich Town League Championship 12
1
1
3
2009-10 Ipswich Town League Cup 2
1
2009-10 Leicester City League Championship 2
1
2009-10 Leicester City League Championship Play-Offs 2
1
2010-11 Leeds United FA Cup 2
2010-11 Leeds United League Championship 21
1
3
1
2010-11 Leeds United League Cup 2
2011-12 Huddersfield Town League One 3
1
2011-12 Leeds United League Championship 8
2012-13 Hull City FA Cup 3
1
2012-13 Hull City League Championship 29
3
2
1
2012-13 Hull City League Cup
2
2013-14 Hull City FA Cup 1
1
2013-14 Hull City League Cup 3
2013-14 Hull City Premier League 19
1
2
2014-15 Hull City League Cup 1
1
2014-15 Hull City Premier League 17
5
3
2014-15 Hull City UEFA Europa League 2
2015-16 Hull City FA Cup 3
1
2015-16 Hull City League Championship 9
2
1
1
2015-16 Hull City League Championship Play-Offs
1
2015-16 Hull City League Cup 2
2016-17 Wigan Athletic League Championship
2
2017-18 Bury League One 2
1
1
2017-18 Wigan Athletic FA Cup 3
2017-18 Wigan Athletic Football League Trophy
1
2017-18 Wigan Athletic League One 4
2
1
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
13 Aug 2017 Wigan Athletic v Bury L 4-1 League One
19 Aug 2017 Bury v Bristol Rovers L 2-3 League One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2006-07 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
2008-09 Republic of Ireland International Friendly
1
2012-13 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
24 May 2007 Republic of Ireland v Ecuador D 1-1 International Friendly
19 Nov 2008 Republic of Ireland v Poland L 2-3 International Friendly
06 Feb 2013 Malta v Northern Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.