Steve Archibald

Steven "Steve" Archibald ( born September 27, 1956 in Glasgow ) is a former Scottish football player and coach. He played in the storm. Steve Archibald played 27 times for the Scottish national football team, took her part in the Football World Cup in 1982 and 1986. For the national team, he scored four goals between 1980 and 1986.

Playing career

He began his career in 1974 at FC Clyde, whom he left in the FC Aberdeen in 1977. Between 1980 and 1984 he played for Tottenham Hotspur. With the Spurs he won the FA Cup in 1981 and 1982 and the UEFA Cup in 1984. For season 1984/85 he moved to FC Barcelona, ​​where he was one of the foreign stars alongside Gary Lineker and Mark Hughes. In 1987 he moved for one year on loan to Blackburn Rovers. In 1988 he returned to his homeland and played two years for Hibernian. 1990 obliged him Espanyol Barcelona. There, however, he did not play, which caused him to leave the club. For one year he played at FC St. Mirren. In 1992 he moved to his original club, FC Clyde. There, however, he came only twice used. In the same year he moved to Fulham. But there he was even only once for the course. Later, he played for various Scottish English and Irish clubs. In 1994 he joined the club for the last time: this time the station FC East Fife said. There, he finished his career in 1996 and took over in the same club for two years the coach post. In 2000 he bought the Airdrieonians FC one, brought some players and coached the team until he left the club again in March 2001. Today he works as a businessman and lives in Spain.


  • Scottish Champion: 1980
  • FA Cup Winners: 1981 and 1982
  • League Cup finalist: 1982
  • UEFA Cup winners: 1984
  • Spanish Champion: 1985