Archie Wright

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Archie Wright
Personal information
Date of birth (1924-11-23)23 November 1924
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Date of death 1990 (aged 65–66)
Playing position Inside forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1947?–1948 Hamilton Academical 28 (9)
1948–1950? Clyde 32 (13)
1950?–1951? Falkirk 34 (7)
1951?–1953? Blackburn 22 (10)
1953–1954 Grimsby Town 39 (9)
1954–1957? Accrington Stanley 80 (27)
Total 235 (75)
Teams managed
1963–1967 Airdrieonians
1967 Clyde
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Archie Wright (23 November 1924 – 1990), was a Scottish-born footballer who played as an inside forward. He played for Hamilton Academical, Clyde, Falkirk, Blackburn Rovers, Grimsby Town and Accrington Stanley.[1]

Wright was signed for a small fee by then Grimsby Town manager Bill Shankly in 1953.[2]

He later became manager of Airdrieonians, and was in charge there as of December 1964.[3]

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