|Full name||Archibald Gemmill|
|Date of birth||March 24, 1947|
|Place of birth||Paisley, Scotland|
|Playing position||Midfielder (Retired)|
|Current club||Scotland under-19 (manager)|
Preston North End
Jacksonville Tea Men
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Archibald "Archie" Gemmill (born March 24, 1947 in Paisley, Renfrewshire) is a Scottish former footballer, famous for his goal against the Netherlands in the 1978 World Cup. Events 1401 - Mongol emperor Timur sacks Damascus. 1603 - James VI of Scotland Year 1947 ( MCMXLVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Paisley (Pàislig is a town and former Burgh in the west- Central Lowlands of Scotland. Renfrewshire ( Siorrachd Rinn Friù in Scottish Gaelic) is one of 32 Council areas of Scotland. Scotland ( Gaelic: Alba) is a Country in northwest Europethat occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered The Netherlands national football team is the national football team of the Netherlands and is controlled by the Royal Netherlands Football Association The 1978 FIFA World Cup, the 11th staging of the World Cup was held in Argentina between June 1 and June 25. The goal is so famous that it overshadows an immensely successful career in which he won three English league titles at two clubs (two of them under Brian Clough) and led his national side. The Football League, also known as the Coca-Cola Football League for sponsorship reasons is a league competition featuring professional football clubs Brian Howard Clough, OBE ( 21 March, 1935 – 20 September, 2004) was a successful footballer and subsequently football He was the first player to appear as a substitute in Scottish football history. Gemmill was often criticised for his spiky outspokenness.
Gemmill’s early career at St Mirren was rent by a succession of injuries, not least a broken ankle in early 1966. Saint Mirren Football Club (commonly known by the shortening St He was sent on to replace Jim Clunie on August 13, 1966 in a Scottish League Cup tie at Shawfield to become the first tactical substitute in Scottish football history . Jim Clunie ( 4 September 1933 &ndash 12 May 2003) played for Aberdeen in the 1959 Scottish Cup final which they lost Events 3114 BC - According to the Lounsbury correlation the start of the Maya calendar. Year 1966 ( MCMLXVI) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. The Scottish Football League Cup is an Association football competition open to all Scottish Football League and Scottish Premier League clubs Shawfield Stadium is a Greyhound racing venue in the town of Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, located close to the boundary with At the end of that season Gemmill was sold to Preston North End for £13,000, where he came to the attention of Derby County's manager, Brian Clough, in mid-1970. Preston North End Football Club is an English professional football club located in the Deepdale area of the city of Preston, Lancashire The Pound Sterling ( symbol £; ISO code: GBP) subdivided into 100 pence (singular penny) is the Currency Derby County Football Club is a professional football club based at Pride Park Stadium in Derby England. Brian Howard Clough, OBE ( 21 March, 1935 – 20 September, 2004) was a successful footballer and subsequently football Gemmill had been considering signing for the reigning champions Everton but Clough saw him as a player who could pass well and had the type of energy that would drive an attack forward. Everton Football Club is an English football club located in the city of Liverpool.
In typical style, Clough drove to Gemmill’s house and when the player refused to sign for unfashionable Derby (who had never won the League title) Clough told him that he was going to sleep outside in the car. "But," says Gemmill, "my wife invited him in and he stayed the night”. Clough, eventually, got his man (for £60,000) over fried eggs the following morning. Gemmill scored only three goals for the Rams that season but they were Football League champions the following year.
Gemmill was suspended for the controversial 1973 European Cup semi-final (where the Juventus forward Helmut Haller allegedly visited referee Gerhard Schulenberg during half-time at the Baseball Ground and Clough subsequently gave the press scrum his famous ‘cheating Italians’ speech). Helmut Haller (born July 21, 1939 in Augsburg, Germany) was a footballer who represented West Germany at three World The Baseball Ground was a stadium in Derby, UK. It was first used for Baseball as the home of Derby County Baseball Club from 1890 until Gemmill became club captain in place of the injured Roy McFarland when the Rams won their second title in 1975, eventually making 324 League appearances for the club and scoring 25 goals. Roy Leslie McFarland (born 5 April 1948 in Liverpool England) is an English football manager who was also a
Clough sought to take the nucleus of Derby's championship-winning side with him throughout his journeys in the 1970s. Along with John O’Hare and John McGovern, Gemmill was part of a midfield unit that was to achieve Clough’s dreams throughout England and Europe when he signed for Nottingham Forest in September 1977 for £25,000. People known as John McGovern include John McGovern (footballer, European Cup winning captain John McGovern (football, Former Minnesota Nottingham Forest Football Club is an English professional football club based at the City Ground in West Bridgford, a suburb of Nottingham At Forest, Gemmill was used as a passer of the ball, helping to put into place the dangerous counter-attacking plan that proved so effective.
He played 58 times for Forest in the league (scoring three goals), and was integral to the success of the club in the late 1970s, apart, that is, from the most important match of all, which led to an acrimonious split with his mentor. Clough decided to drop Gemmill from the European Cup final line-up in the Olympiastadion, Munich. The Olympiastadion is a stadium located in Munich, Germany. Situated at the heart of the Olympiapark München in northern Munich the stadium Munich (München; Minga is the capital city of Bavaria, Germany. Gemmill referred to the decision later: "I was devastated at the time. I was led to believe I'd be playing in the match. . . I was far from happy. I hated every minute of the 90 and I hated afterwards as well. " Gemmill left the club by the start of the next season. 
Gemmill went on to play for Birmingham City, debuting on August 18, 1979 in a 4-3 defeat at home to Fulham, eventually playing in 97 League matches for the Blues, and scoring 12 goals. Birmingham City Football Club is an English Professional football club based in the city of Birmingham. Events 293 BC - The oldest known Roman temple to Venus is founded starting the institution of Vinalia Rustica. Year 1979 ( MCMLXXIX) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1979 Gregorian calendar) Fulham Football Club is an English football team based in Fulham, in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.
In early 1982, Gemmill crossed the Atlantic to play for the Jacksonville Tea Men of the NASL. The Jacksonville Tea Men were an American soccer team that played briefly in the NASL from 1980 - 1982 and in the American Soccer North American Soccer League (NASL was a professional soccer League with teams in the United States of America (U He only stayed for one season - playing 32 league games. In September 1982, he joined up with former team mate and club manager Larry Lloyd at Wigan Athletic making his debut on September 25, 1982 against Chesterfield but only stayed for 11 matches  before going back to Derby County as player-coach to become Peter Taylor’s first signing for the club in 1982, then returned to Forest to be a coach alongside Clough in 1984. Laurence Valentine Lloyd (born 6 October 1948 in Bristol, England) was a footballer a burly and tough central defender who won honours for both Bill Wigan Athletic Football Club is a professional football team based in Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. Events 303 - On a voyage preaching the Gospel, Saint Fermin of Pamplona is beheaded in Amiens, France Year 1982 ( MCMLXXXII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar) Chesterfield Football Club is an English football club based in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Peter Taylor is the name of Peter Taylor Baron Taylor of Gosforth (1930-1997 Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales from 1992 to 1997 
His managerial career took him to Rotherham United F.C. in the mid 1990s, and he stayed at Millmoor for 2 seasons. Rotherham United Football Club (also known as 'The Millers' are an English professional football club temporarily based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Millmoor is a football Stadium in Rotherham, England. It was built and was used for football matches and until the end of the 2007&ndash08 He is currently coach of the Scottish under-19 squad.
Gemmill played 43 times and scored 8 goals for Scotland. The Scotland national football team represents Scotland in international football and is controlled by the Scottish Football Association.
He captained the national side on no less that 22 occasions. The Scotland national football team represents Scotland in international football and is controlled by the Scottish Football Association.
Gemmill is now the head coach of Scotland's Under-20 National team, and is coaching them in the 2007 Under-20 World Cup in Canada. The 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup was the sixteenth edition of the FIFA U-20 World Cup (formerly called FIFA World Youth Championship hosted by Canada from Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page
Gemmill's most celebrated moment was his goal against the Netherlands in a Group D fixture at the 1978 World Cup. The Netherlands national football team is the national football team of the Netherlands and is controlled by the Royal Netherlands Football Association The 1978 FIFA World Cup, the 11th staging of the World Cup was held in Argentina between June 1 and June 25.
On June 11, 1978, Scotland needed to win the game by three goals to advance. Events 1184 BC - Trojan War: Troy is sacked and burned according to the calculations of Eratosthenes. Year 1978 ( MCMLXXVIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar) With his team leading 2-1 in the 68th minute, Gemmill ran around three Dutch defenders and scored a goal to give his countrymen hope.
The Scotsman reported: “In 68 minutes, however, Scotland went 3-1 up when Archie Gemmill scored one of the great goals of this World Cup so far. The Scotsman is a Scottish national Newspaper, published in Edinburgh. The little midfield player homed in on goal, played a magnificent one-two with Dalglish, then sprinted into the box and thumped a glorious goal past Jongbloed to revive all the hopes which had died the death this past fortnight. Kenneth Mathieson 'Kenny' Dalglish MBE (born 4 March 1951 in Dalmarnock, Glasgow) is a former Scottish international football Jan Jongbloed (born 25 November, 1940 in Amsterdam) was a football goalkeeper with the Netherlands national football team at the 1974
”It was an extraordinary goal and an extraordinary moment. Suddenly Scotland were dreaming of glory again”. 
The goal has been translated into song , dance  as well as its mention in the movie Trainspotting, in which characters Tommy and Lizzie make love while watching a homemade porno film, only to see it has been replaced with a football tape called "100 Great Goals" which features Gemmill's strike: at the same time, Renton (Ewan McGregor), who had switched the tapes in their cases and borrowed Tommy and Lizzie's tape, says (after climaxing during sex with Dianne, whom he has just met), "I haven't felt that good since Archie Gemmill scored against Holland in 1978!"
Gemmill first saw footage of his famous goal on a club outing with Rotherham. Trainspotting is a 1996 Scottish film directed by Danny Boyle based on the novel Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh Pornography or porn is the explicit depiction of Sexual subject matter with the sole intention of sexually exciting the viewer Ewan Gordon McGregor (born 31 March 1971 ˌjuːən məˈgrɛgər is a Scottish Actor, who has had significant success in mainstream indie and art An organism's sex is defined by the gametes it produces males produce male gametes (spermatozoa or Sperm) while females produce female gametes (ova or Egg cells; individual He said of it: "I got absolutely slaughtered by the lads. . . to be fair I was a bit embarrassed by it. "
Unfortunately for Scotland, three minutes later Johnny Rep scored for the Netherlands, and the game ended 3-2, denying Scotland a spot in the second round. John Nicholaas "Johnny" Rep (born November 25, 1951 in Zaandam, Noord-Holland) is a former Dutch football striker. Rep’s effort was deflected off Gemmill’s outstretched leg and flew past Alan Rough’s dive. Alan Roderick Rough (born November 25, 1951 in Glasgow) is a Scottish former professional footballer who played as a Goalkeeper
His son, Scot Gemmill, is also a former Scottish international. Scotland 'Scot' Gemmill (born 2 January 1971 in Paisley) is a Scottish former professional Football (soccer player