Archie Kyle

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Archie Kyle
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Personal information
Full name Archibald Kyle
Date of birth 13 July 1883
Place of birth Kinning Park, Glasgow, Scotland
Date of death 21 July 1957(1957-07-21) (aged 74)
Place of death Glasgow, Scotland
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1904–1908 Rangers 099 (47)
1908–1909 Blackburn Rovers 36 (8)
1909 Bradford Park Avenue
1910 Bo'ness
1910 Linfield
1910–1911 Clyde
1911–1914 St Mirren
1914–1918 Hamilton Academical
National team
1906–1908 Scottish League XI[1] 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Archibald "Archie" Kyle (13 July 1883 – 21 July 1957) was a Scottish football player. Kyle played for Rangers, Blackburn Rovers and Hamilton Academical.

Kyle joined Rangers from Parkhead in 1904.[2] He was one of a number of Roman Catholic players at the club during the early 1900s.[3] Kyle made 110 appearances for the club and scored 52 goals during his four-season spell. He left Rangers 1908 to move to England with Blackburn Rovers and later Bradford Park Avenue before a brief stint in Northern Ireland at Linfield. Kyle returned to Scotland and played with Clyde, St Mirren and Hamilton Academical.

Personal life[edit]

Married Letitia Hargreaves in 1905. Raised his family in Bridgeton, Glasgow. Grandson from daughter Mary "Catherine" Miller née Kyle is singer songwriter Frankie Miller.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archie Kyle - Scotland Football League Record from 24 Mar 1906 to 29 Feb 1908 clubs - Rangers". Londonhearts.com. Retrieved 2014-04-11. 
  2. ^ "Archie Kyle". Rangers FC History.co.uk. Archived from the original on June 18, 2010. Retrieved 11 March 2010. 
  3. ^ Catholics who signed for Rangers in the early 1900s Archie Kyle (1904–1908), Willie Kivlichan (1906–1907), Colin Mainds (1906–1907), Tom Murray (1907–1908) (Bill Murray, The Old Firm - Sectarianism, Sport and Society in Scotland (John Donald Publishers, 1984) pp 64-5

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