THE PLAYERS

 

Players to wear the green and white of the Hibees.

Here is a growing collection of players and internationalists to feature for Hibernian throughout the years.

Position Defender

Gray spent five seasons with Hibernian, winning the 1902 Scottish Cup and Scottish First Division title during his time at the Club.

 

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National team Scotland
International debut 21st March 1903 (versus Ireland)

 

Gray began his career at local junior clubs Govan Columbia and Ashfield before joining Hibernian in 1899.

During his career at the greens, Gray was a part of the team that lifted the 1902 Scottish Cup. The defender also made 18 league appearances and scored two goals as Hibernian won the Scottish First Division title in season 1902/03.

His performances for the Hibees didn't go unnoticed and Gray won his one and only cap for Scotland on 21st March 1903 against Ireland, with Scotland losing the match 2–0.

In the summer of 1904, Gray moved South to London to join Woolwich Arsenal, who had just been promoted to the First Division for the first time. Gray made his debut in Arsenal's very first First Division match, against Newcastle United on 3rd September 1904. He immediately became the club's first-choice right back for the next five seasons, reaching the FA Cup Semi Finals twice in 1905/06 and 1906/07.

Gray remained at Woolwich Arsenal until 1912 despite losing his place in the during 1909 and 1911.

In spring 1912 Gray was transferred for £250 to Second Division Fulham, where he played 25 matches in three seasons before his retirement in 1915.

 


 

Full name Archibald Colin Gray
Date of birth 24th August 1878
Place of birth Cambuslang, Scotland

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