Archie Aikman - Player Profile


Full Name:Archibald Webster Aikman
Born:March 23rd, 1925 (Falkirk)
Died:February 21st, 1998 (Glasgow)
Position:Centre Forward
Signed:February 4th, 1955
First Manager:Reggie Smith
Career Stats: 70 appearances, 24 goals
Debut: February 5th, 1955 - Brechin City 2 - 3 Dundee United (League - B Division)
First Goal: February 5th, 1955 - Brechin City 2 - 3 Dundee United (League - B Division)
Also Played For:Falkirk

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 1956/57  Division Two 22 5 0.23 - - 40.9% 13.6% 45.5%
 1955/56  B Division 37 12 0.32 - - 32.4% 35.1% 32.4%
 1954/55  B Division 11 7 0.64 - - 36.4% 27.3% 36.4%
70 (0) 24 0.34

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Most Recent 1st Team Starts:
 Apr 22nd, 1957 League  (H)  vs. Brechin City 2 - 1
 Apr 13th, 1957 League  (H)  vs. Cowdenbeath 4 - 1
 Apr 8th, 1957 League  (A)  vs. Arbroath 2 - 2
 Mar 23rd, 1957 League  (H)  vs. Montrose 2 - 2
 Jan 26th, 1957 League  (A)  vs. Hamilton Academical 1 - 4
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Apr 13th, 1957 League  (H)  vs. Cowdenbeath 4 - 1
 Oct 13th, 1956 League  (H)  vs. Hamilton Academical 2 - 1
 Sep 22nd, 1956 League  (A)  vs. St Johnstone 2 - 3
 Sep 5th, 1956 League Cup  (H)  vs. Arbroath 5 - 0
 Aug 11th, 1956 League Cup  (H)  vs. Ayr United 6 - 1

Archie's colourful career included spells at St Mirren, United, Hearts, Falkirk, East Fife, Manchester City and Rangers. He was with Falkirk at the time he signed on at Tannadice and went on to play for United for just over two years. He was well-known as a skilful forward. Archie was released in April 1957. Following his retirement, he became part of Arthur Montford's Scotsport TV team for several years.

 Goals Scored
Feb 5th, 1955 League  (A)  vs. Brechin City 3 - 2 (-)
Feb 5th, 1955 League  (A)  vs. Brechin City 3 - 2 (-)
Apr 2nd, 1955 League  (H)  vs. Morton 5 - 0 (-)
Apr 9th, 1955 League  (A)  vs. Forfar Athletic 4 - 1 (-)
Apr 16th, 1955 League  (H)  vs. Arbroath 6 - 1 (-)
Apr 16th, 1955 League  (H)  vs. Arbroath 6 - 1 (-)
Apr 16th, 1955 League  (H)  vs. Arbroath 6 - 1 (-)
Aug 20th, 1955 League Cup  (A)  vs. Forfar Athletic 5 - 2 (-)
Aug 20th, 1955 League Cup  (A)  vs. Forfar Athletic 5 - 2 (-)
Sep 10th, 1955 League  (H)  vs. Queen's Park 2 - 2 (-)
Sep 14th, 1955 League  (H)  vs. Forfar Athletic 2 - 2 (-)
Sep 14th, 1955 League  (H)  vs. Forfar Athletic 2 - 2 (-)
Sep 21st, 1955 League  (H)  vs. Alloa Athletic 6 - 2 (-)
Oct 22nd, 1955 Scottish Cup  (H)  vs. Dumbarton 4 - 1 (-)
Nov 5th, 1955 League  (H)  vs. Cowdenbeath 4 - 4 (-)
Dec 10th, 1955 League  (H)  vs. Morton 4 - 2 (-)
Dec 26th, 1955 League  (H)  vs. Brechin City 3 - 1 (-)
Feb 11th, 1956 League  (H)  vs. Hamilton 3 - 3 (-)
Mar 3rd, 1956 League  (H)  vs. Stenhousemuir 1 - 0 (-)
Aug 11th, 1956 League Cup  (H)  vs. Ayr Utd 6 - 1 (-)
Sep 5th, 1956 League Cup  (H)  vs. Arbroath 5 - 0 (-)
Sep 22nd, 1956 League  (A)  vs. St Johnstone 2 - 3 (13')
Oct 13th, 1956 League  (H)  vs. Hamilton 2 - 1 (-)
Apr 13th, 1957 League  (H)  vs. Cowdenbeath 4 - 1 (-)

 Hat-Tricks
Apr 16th, 1955 League  (H)  vs. Arbroath 6 - 1 (3 goals)