Archie Aikman Player Profile




Playing Seasons


ALL League Cups
Season
1956-57 22 22 5 0 0 14 3 8 2
1955-56 37 37 12 0 0 30 9 7 3
1954-55 11 11 7 0 0 11 7 - -
Totals: 70 (0) 24 55 (0) 19 15 (0) 5

ALL = Combined first team appearances
League/Cups = First team starts (sub appearances)
G2G = Goals to Games Ratio

 Recent First Team Starts
Apr 22nd, 1957 22/04/57 Division Two vs. Brechin City (H) 2 - 1
Apr 13th, 1957 13/04/57 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (H) 4 - 1
Apr 8th, 1957 08/04/57 Division Two vs. Arbroath (A) 2 - 2
Mar 23rd, 1957 23/03/57 Division Two vs. Montrose (H) 2 - 2
Jan 26th, 1957 26/01/57 Division Two vs. Hamilton (A) 1 - 4

 Recent First Team Goals
Apr 13th, 1957 13/04/57 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (H) 4 - 1
Oct 13th, 1956 13/10/56 Division Two vs. Hamilton (H) 2 - 1
Sep 22nd, 1956 22/09/56 Division Two vs. St Johnstone (A) 2 - 3
Sep 5th, 1956 05/09/56 Play-Off 2nd Leg vs. Arbroath (H) 5 - 0
Aug 11th, 1956 11/08/56 Sectional Tie vs. Ayr Utd (H) 6 - 1

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
Apr 13th, 1957 13/04/57 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (H) 4 - 1 (-)
Oct 13th, 1956 13/10/56 Division Two vs. Hamilton (H) 2 - 1 (-)
Sep 22nd, 1956 22/09/56 Division Two vs. St Johnstone (A) 2 - 3 (13')
Sep 5th, 1956 05/09/56 Play-Off 2nd Leg vs. Arbroath (H) 5 - 0 (-)
Aug 11th, 1956 11/08/56 Sectional Tie vs. Ayr Utd (H) 6 - 1 (-)
Mar 3rd, 1956 03/03/56 B Division vs. Stenhousemuir (H) 1 - 0 (-)
Feb 11th, 1956 11/02/56 B Division vs. Hamilton (H) 3 - 3 (-)
Dec 26th, 1955 26/12/55 B Division vs. Brechin City (H) 3 - 1 (-)
Dec 10th, 1955 10/12/55 B Division vs. Morton (H) 4 - 2 (-)
Nov 5th, 1955 05/11/55 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (H) 4 - 4 (-)
Oct 22nd, 1955 22/10/55 4th Round vs. Dumbarton (H) 4 - 1 (-)
Sep 21st, 1955 21/09/55 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (H) 6 - 2 (-)
Sep 14th, 1955 14/09/55 B Division vs. Forfar Athletic (H) 2 - 2 (-)
Sep 14th, 1955 14/09/55 B Division vs. Forfar Athletic (H) 2 - 2 (-)
Sep 10th, 1955 10/09/55 B Division vs. Queen's Park (H) 2 - 2 (-)
Aug 20th, 1955 20/08/55 Sectional Tie vs. Forfar Athletic (A) 5 - 2 (-)
Aug 20th, 1955 20/08/55 Sectional Tie vs. Forfar Athletic (A) 5 - 2 (-)
Apr 16th, 1955 16/04/55 B Division vs. Arbroath (H) 6 - 1 (-)
Apr 16th, 1955 16/04/55 B Division vs. Arbroath (H) 6 - 1 (-)
Apr 16th, 1955 16/04/55 B Division vs. Arbroath (H) 6 - 1 (-)
Apr 9th, 1955 09/04/55 B Division vs. Forfar Athletic (A) 4 - 1 (-)
Apr 2nd, 1955 02/04/55 B Division vs. Morton (H) 5 - 0 (-)
Feb 5th, 1955 05/02/55 B Division vs. Brechin City (A) 3 - 2 (-)
Feb 5th, 1955 05/02/55 B Division vs. Brechin City (A) 3 - 2 (-)

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
Apr 22nd, 1957 22/04/57 Division Two vs. Brechin City (H) 2 - 1
Apr 13th, 1957 13/04/57 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (H) 4 - 1
Apr 8th, 1957 08/04/57 Division Two vs. Arbroath (A) 2 - 2
Mar 23rd, 1957 23/03/57 Division Two vs. Montrose (H) 2 - 2
Jan 26th, 1957 26/01/57 Division Two vs. Hamilton (A) 1 - 4
Jan 19th, 1957 19/01/57 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (H) 2 - 0
Dec 8th, 1956 08/12/56 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (A) 2 - 3
Nov 10th, 1956 10/11/56 Division Two vs. Clyde (H) 2 - 4
Nov 3rd, 1956 03/11/56 Division Two vs. Morton (A) 1 - 4
Oct 27th, 1956 27/10/56 Division Two vs. Third Lanark (H) 0 - 1
Oct 20th, 1956 20/10/56 4th Round vs. Third Lanark (H) 5 - 2
Oct 13th, 1956 13/10/56 Division Two vs. Hamilton (H) 2 - 1
Oct 6th, 1956 06/10/56 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (A) 1 - 3
Sep 29th, 1956 29/09/56 Division Two vs. Stranraer (H) 2 - 2
Sep 22nd, 1956 22/09/56 Division Two vs. St Johnstone (A) 2 - 3
Sep 15th, 1956 15/09/56 Quarter Final 2nd Leg vs. Dundee (H) 2 - 1
Sep 12th, 1956 12/09/56 Quarter Final 1st Leg vs. Dundee (A) 3 - 7
Sep 5th, 1956 05/09/56 Play-Off 2nd Leg vs. Arbroath (H) 5 - 0
Sep 3rd, 1956 03/09/56 Play-Off 1st Leg vs. Arbroath (A) 0 - 2
Sep 1st, 1956 01/09/56 Sectional Tie vs. Third Lanark (H) 2 - 1
Aug 15th, 1956 15/08/56 Sectional Tie vs. Stenhousemuir (A) 2 - 3
Aug 11th, 1956 11/08/56 Sectional Tie vs. Ayr Utd (H) 6 - 1
Apr 18th, 1956 18/04/56 B Division vs. Morton (A) 2 - 3
Mar 31st, 1956 31/03/56 B Division vs. Stranraer (H) 2 - 2
Mar 24th, 1956 24/03/56 B Division vs. Ayr Utd (A) 0 - 1
Mar 10th, 1956 10/03/56 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (A) 2 - 3
Mar 3rd, 1956 03/03/56 B Division vs. Stenhousemuir (H) 1 - 0
Feb 25th, 1956 25/02/56 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (A) 0 - 1
Feb 11th, 1956 11/02/56 B Division vs. Hamilton (H) 3 - 3
Feb 8th, 1956 08/02/56 5th Round Replay vs. Dundee (A) 0 - 3
Feb 4th, 1956 04/02/56 5th Round vs. Dundee (H) 2 - 2
Jan 28th, 1956 28/01/56 B Division vs. Third Lanark (A) 1 - 0
Jan 21st, 1956 21/01/56 B Division vs. Arbroath (H) 2 - 1
Jan 14th, 1956 14/01/56 B Division vs. Queen's Park (A) 0 - 0
Jan 7th, 1956 07/01/56 B Division vs. East Stirling (H) 4 - 0
Jan 2nd, 1956 02/01/56 B Division vs. St Johnstone (A) 0 - 2
Dec 31st, 1955 31/12/55 B Division vs. Dumbarton (A) 0 - 2
Dec 26th, 1955 26/12/55 B Division vs. Brechin City (H) 3 - 1
Dec 17th, 1955 17/12/55 B Division vs. Berwick (A) 2 - 3
Dec 10th, 1955 10/12/55 B Division vs. Morton (H) 4 - 2
Dec 3rd, 1955 03/12/55 B Division vs. Albion Rovers (A) 1 - 1
Nov 26th, 1955 26/11/55 B Division vs. Stranraer (A) 0 - 2
Nov 19th, 1955 19/11/55 B Division vs. Ayr Utd (H) 3 - 3
Nov 12th, 1955 12/11/55 B Division vs. Montrose (A) 2 - 2
Nov 5th, 1955 05/11/55 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (H) 4 - 4
Oct 29th, 1955 29/10/55 B Division vs. Stenhousemuir (A) 1 - 4
Oct 22nd, 1955 22/10/55 4th Round vs. Dumbarton (H) 4 - 1
Oct 15th, 1955 15/10/55 B Division vs. Hamilton (A) 0 - 3
Oct 8th, 1955 08/10/55 B Division vs. Third Lanark (H) 1 - 0
Oct 1st, 1955 01/10/55 B Division vs. Arbroath (A) 4 - 2
Sep 24th, 1955 24/09/55 B Division vs. St Johnstone (H) 1 - 1
Sep 21st, 1955 21/09/55 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (H) 6 - 2
Sep 17th, 1955 17/09/55 B Division vs. East Stirling (A) 5 - 5
Sep 14th, 1955 14/09/55 B Division vs. Forfar Athletic (H) 2 - 2
Sep 10th, 1955 10/09/55 B Division vs. Queen's Park (H) 2 - 2
Sep 3rd, 1955 03/09/55 Sectional Tie vs. Forfar Athletic (H) 3 - 2
Aug 27th, 1955 27/08/55 Sectional Tie vs. Albion Rovers (A) 3 - 3
Aug 20th, 1955 20/08/55 Sectional Tie vs. Forfar Athletic (A) 5 - 2
Aug 13th, 1955 13/08/55 Sectional Tie vs. Albion Rovers (H) 1 - 3
May 2nd, 1955 02/05/55 B Division vs. Albion Rovers (A) 2 - 3
Apr 23rd, 1955 23/04/55 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (A) 1 - 3
Apr 16th, 1955 16/04/55 B Division vs. Arbroath (H) 6 - 1
Apr 9th, 1955 09/04/55 B Division vs. Forfar Athletic (A) 4 - 1
Apr 2nd, 1955 02/04/55 B Division vs. Morton (H) 5 - 0
Mar 26th, 1955 26/03/55 B Division vs. Hamilton (H) 1 - 2
Mar 19th, 1955 19/03/55 B Division vs. Alloa Athletic (A) 0 - 0
Mar 12th, 1955 12/03/55 B Division vs. Queen's Park (A) 1 - 1
Mar 5th, 1955 05/03/55 B Division vs. Dunfermline (H) 1 - 4
Feb 12th, 1955 12/02/55 B Division vs. Cowdenbeath (H) 0 - 0
Feb 5th, 1955 05/02/55 B Division vs. Brechin City (A) 3 - 2


Competition History


Comp
LGE 55 19 0 0
SC 4 1 0 0
LC 11 4 0 0
Totals: 70 (0) 24

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals


Biography


Archie's colourful career included spells at St Mirren, United, Hearts, Falkirk, East Fife, Manchester City and Rangers. He was with Falkirk at the time he signed on at Tannadice and went on to play for United for just over two years. He was well-known as a skilful forward. Archie was released in April 1957. Following his retirement, he became part of Arthur Montford's Scotsport TV team for several years.

Last updated on Thursday, April 12th, 2018 by B Orr.





Debut

February 5th, 1955
Brechin City 2 - 3 Dundee United

League (B Division)


Timeline


  • Date of Birth


    Archie was born on this date in Falkirk.


  • Signed For Dundee United


  • First Team Debut

    Brechin City 2 - 3 Dundee United
    League (B Division)

    We took the lead in the first half, somewhat against the ron of play, when skipper Davie Cross carried the ball up field and lobbed Barrie. Brechin, however, pro


  • First Goal

    Brechin City 2 - 3 Dundee United
    League (B Division)

    We took the lead in the first half, somewhat against the ron of play, when skipper Davie Cross carried the ball up field and lobbed Barrie. Brechin, however, pro


  • 50th Appearance

    Stenhousemuir 3 - 2 Dundee United
    League Cup (Sectional Tie)


  • 50th League Appearance

    Dundee United 2 - 0 Stenhousemuir
    League (Division Two)


  • Last Goal

    Dundee United 4 - 1 Cowdenbeath
    League (Division Two)


  • Last Appearance

    Dundee United 2 - 1 Brechin City
    League (Division Two)


  • Date of Death


    Archie died on this date in Glasgow.