Archie Hunter

Soccer Player

Birthday September 23, 1859

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Scotland

DEATH DATE Nov 29, 1894 (35)

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Forward who played professionally for Third Lanark, Ayr Thistle, and Aston Villa, where he was the club's first captain to lift the FA Cup.

Before Fame

He had an average career while at Third Lanark and Ayr Thistle, before his career took off.


He was not allowed to play for Scotland's national team because he was an Anglo-Scot.

Family Life

His brother, Andy Hunter, also played for Aston Villa.

Associated With

He and Paul Lambert both had profound careers with Aston Villa.