William Parsons Alexander
Barcelona | Catalonia
One of the founders of FC Barcelona.
He resigned from the team for financial reasons. He took the job to keep the family.
Born in Barcelona, of English origin, he was one of the pioneers of football in Catalonia. He played from the far right. He was part of the Society of Barcelona in 1895, and of the English colony of Barcelona (also known as the Team Angles) in 1899. In 1899 he was one of the twelve men who signed the FC Barcelona foundation act, along with his brother John, despite the club's first party playing on the rival side, the team of the English colony. He was a member of the Barça team in the 1899-1900 season, being named second team captain at the meeting on December 13, 1899, in which Team Angles was merged, but did not play any game with the club . He also served as club manager in 1899 and one of the founders of the founders of the Barcelona Lawn Tennis Club. In February 1900, he left in Manila for family reasons leaving the second captain of Barcelona in the hands of Ernest Witty.