Archie Aikman

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Archie Aikman
Personal information
Date of birth 23 March 1925
Place of birth Falkirk, Scotland
Date of death 21 February 1998(1998-02-21) (aged 72)
Place of death Glasgow, Scotland
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1947 St Mirren 21 (9)
1947–1949 Falkirk 55 (42)
1949–1951 Manchester City 0 (0)
1951–1953 Stenhousemuir 19 (11)
1953–1955 Falkirk 9 (2)
1955–1957 Dundee United 55 (18)
Total 159 (82)
National team
1948 Scottish League XI[1] 1 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Archie Aikman (1925–1998)[2] was a Scottish footballer who played for Rangers, Falkirk, St Mirren, Stenhousemuir and Dundee United.[3] He finished as the top scorer in the Scottish Football League Division One in the 1947–48 season, scoring 20 goals.[4] He signed for Manchester City in 1948, however due to a car crash in pre-season he never played a competitive game for them.

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