|Full name||Alexander Cockburn Hastings|
|Date of birth||17 March 1912|
|Place of birth||Falkirk, Scotland|
|Date of death||1988 (aged 75–76)|
|Playing position(s)||Left half|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Born in Falkirk, Hastings played for local club Stenhousemuir before moving to Sunderland in 1930. Hastings made his debut for Sunderland in a 1-1 tie against Portsmouth at Fratton Park. He served as a captain throughout much of the 1930s, and led Sunderland to a 1936 League Championship. In his career for Sunderland, Hastings made 304 appearances and scored eight goals, becoming known as one of Sunderland's "great names."
He won his first international cap for Scotland on 13 November 1935 against Northern Ireland in a 2–1 at Tynecastle Stadium. He won one further cap, in total winning just two caps over 1935 to 1937.
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