The club was formed in 1958 as Alexander Soccer Club by Greek Macedonian migrants. The club changed its name to the Fitzroy United Alexander Soccer Club in 1971.
The club were founding members of the NSL and in 1979 changed their name to Heidelberg United Alexander. They competed in the NSL from 1977 through to 1994-95 when they were relegated back to the state leagues.
The club now competes in the Victorian Premier League