Steve Archibald

Steve-Archibald1956 –

Football Player: Steve Archibald started off as a midfielder with Clyde but was converted to a striker at Aberdeen and played an important attacking role during the ‘Dons’ championship winning campaign of 1979/80. His excellent performances earned a move from Pittodrie to White Hart Lane in 1980. Archibald was top scorer in the English League in his first season with ‘Spurs’ and in a four year spell would score 77 goals in 189 appearances.
In 1984 Archibald made a sensational move from Tottenham Hotspur to FC Barcelona, following the departure of Diego Maradona to Napoli. Steve would remain with the Catalan giants for four years although his final season was spent on loan to Blackburn Rovers. At international level Archibald won 27 caps for Scotland scoring four goals and he was a member of the World Cup squads of 1982 and 1986. He was a Scottish League Champion in 1980, an FA Cup winner in 1981 and 1982, a League Cup finalist in 1982, a UEFA Cup winner in 1984, a Spanish League winner in 1985 and a European Cup finalist in 1986.