Archie McPherson (footballer)

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Archie McPherson
Personal information
Full name Archibald Johnston McPherson
Date of birth 10 February 1909
Place of birth Buchanan, Stirling, Scotland
Date of death 1969 (aged 59–60)
Place of death Scotland
Playing position Inside-Left/Wing-Half
Youth career
1926–28 Bathgate
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1928–29 Rangers
1929–34 Liverpool 130 (18)
1934–37 Sheffield United
1937–38 Falkirk
Teams managed
1959–69 Alloa Athletic
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Archie McPherson (born 10 February 1909 in Buchanan, Stirling, Scotland, died 1969) was a Scottish footballer. McPherson began his career with Rangers before moving south of the border to join Liverpool, after just one year. He was to be a regular in Liverpool's first-team for the next five years, playing as an inside-left, and forming a partnership with Fred Hopkin. Described as a skilful player and an accurate passer, he moved on to Sheffield United, where he was employed as a wing-half. He featured on the losing side in the 1936 FA Cup Final, before returning to Scotland to spend one year at Falkirk, after which he retired. He later managed Alloa Athletic

He also played cricket, as a batsman, for Clackmannan County in the Scottish Counties Championship.


Alloa Athletic

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