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Archie Wilson

Archie Wilson

Scottish footballer
Archie Wilson
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Scottish footballer
Was Athlete Football player Association football player
From United Kingdom France Scotland
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 1890, Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death 1916, Somme, Hauts-de-France, France (aged 26 years)
Sports Teams
Tottenham Hotspur F.C.
Nottingham Forest F.C.
Southend United F.C.
Middlesbrough F.C.
Tottenham Hotspur F.C.
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Archibald Wilson (1890 – 1 July 1916) was a Scottish professional football outside right who played in the Football League for Middlesbrough. He also played in the Southern League for Southend United.

Personal life

Wilson initially worked in a munitions factory during the First World War, before enlisting as a private in the London Scottish in 1915. He was killed in on the first day of the Somme the following year, during the attack on the Gommecourt Salient. He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.

Honours

Southend United

  • Southern League Second Division second-place promotion: 1912–13

Career statistics

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Middlesbrough 1914–15 First Division 21 8 2 0 23 8
Career total 21 8 2 0 23 8
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 18 Jul 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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References
https://livesofthefirstworldwar.iwm.org.uk/lifestory/4802839
http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/822568/
https://web.archive.org/web/20131019053409/http://www.wickford-war-memorial.com/Images/News/Articles/Blue_Army2.pdf
http://www.wickford-war-memorial.com/Images/News/Articles/Blue_Army2.pdf
https://web.archive.org/web/20160128153618/http://www.tottenhamhotspur.com/myspurs/august-lest-we-forget-040814/
http://www.tottenhamhotspur.com/myspurs/august-lest-we-forget-040814/
http://www.11v11.com/players/archibald-wilson-48752/
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