Archie Kelly

Archibald Kelly (9 December 1921 – 15 July 2005) was a Scottish footballer who played as a centre forward. He is best remembered for his time with Motherwell, his goals helping the side to their first victories in both the Scottish Cup and Scottish League Cup. He was born in Glasgow.

Archie Kelly
Personal information
Full name Archibald Kelly
Date of birth (1921-12-09)9 December 1921
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Date of death 15 July 2005(2005-07-15) (aged 83)
Place of death Paisley, Scotland[1]
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)[1]
Position(s) Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Arthurlie
1942–1947 Heart of Midlothian 34 (18)
1947–1949 Aberdeen 36 (21)
1949–1953 Motherwell 104 (65)
1953–1955 Stirling Albion 33 (14)
1955 Ayr United 11 (7)
1955 Cowdenbeath 2 (0)
Total 222 (125)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only