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Archie Kelly Squad Index
Information:
1947-48 Squad Number:
9
Position:
Centre Forward
Date of Birth:
09th December 1921
Birthplace:
Paisley
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 8
Weight:
10st 7lbs
Signed:
26/12/1947
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
 
Profile:
Archie arrived at Pittorie on Boxing Day 1947 in an exchange deal with Hearts, George Hamilton going the other way. The deal was regarded at the time as a Scottish record.
A player with a strong shot and a consistent goal-scorer. Transferred to Motherwell for a reputed 7000 in November 1949.

Died - Paisley, 15th July 2005


Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
25/12/1947
Third Lanark 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 26 Start

Appearances
Season League League Cup Scottish Cup Europe Total Other
  App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals
1949-50
9
0
5
6
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
15
0
8
1
0
0
1948-49
11
0
6
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
13
0
6
1
0
1
1947-48
16
0
10
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
0
0
17
0
12
7
0
3
Totals:
36
0
21
8
0
3
1
0
2
0
0
0
45
0
26
9
0
4
Total Appearances/Goals: 45 26