Archie Glen

Archibald Glen (16 April 1929 – 30 August 1998) was a Scottish footballer who played as a left half for Aberdeen, where he spent his whole professional career. He made 270 appearances for the club in the three major domestic competitions,[1] and helped Aberdeen win the 1954–55 league championship and the 1955 Scottish League Cup Final.

Archie Glen
Personal information
Full name Archibald Glen
Date of birth (1929-04-16)16 April 1929
Place of birth Coalburn, Scotland
Date of death 30 August 1998(1998-08-30) (aged 69)
Place of death Aberdeen, Scotland
Height 5 ft 10.5 in (179 cm)[1]
Position(s) Left half
Youth career
Ballochmyle Thistle
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Annbank United
1948–1960 Aberdeen 203 (24)
National team
1954–1958 Scottish League XI 7 (1)
1955[2] Scotland B vs A trial 1 (0)
1955–1956 Scotland 2 (0)
1956[3] Scotland B 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Glen also represented the Scotland national football team twice in the 1956 British Home Championship, and represented the Scottish League XI seven times between 1954 and 1958.[4]

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  1. ^ a b Archie Glen, AFC Heritage Trust
  2. ^ Easter Road game should not have been played, Glasgow Herald (page 4), 22 February 1955
  3. ^ Scotland B player Glen, Archie, FitbaStats
  4. ^ "SFL player Archie Glen". London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 27 November 2011.

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