Arthur Archer

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Arthur Archer
Personal information
Date of birth 1874
Place of birth Derby, England
Date of death 1940 (aged 65–66)
Playing position Full back
Youth career
1892–1893 Burton St Edmund's
1893–1895 Tutbury Hampton
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1895 Swadlincote Town
1895–1897 Burton Wanderers 42 (1)
1897–1902 Small Heath 154 (4)
1902–1903 New Brompton
1903 Wingfield House
1903 Queens Park Rangers 52 (0)
1903–1905 Tottenham Hotspur
1905–1907 Norwich City
1907–1908 Brighton & Hove Albion
1908–1909 Millwall Athletic
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Arthur Archer (1874–1940) was an English professional association footballer who played as a full back. Born in Derby, Archer made 170 appearances in all competitions for Small Heath in a five-year career, including over 150 games in the Football League,[1] as well as playing for a variety of other clubs.[2][3] When he finished playing he coached in Germany, Italy and Belgium, as well as a brief spell in England with Watford.[4]



  1. ^ a b Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 68. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9. 
  2. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6. 
  3. ^ Macey, Gordon (1993). Queens Park Rangers - A Complete Record. Breedon Books. ISBN 978-1-873626-40-5. 
  4. ^ Phillips, Oliver (1991). The Official Centenary History of Watford FC. Watford Football Club. ISBN 0-9509601-6-0.