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Encyclopedia > Joe Shaw (Sheffield United)

Joe Shaw (June 23, 1928 in Murton - ?) was a professional football player who played for Sheffield United between 1945 and 1966. June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175 th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 191 days remaining. ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Murton could be Murton, Cumbria Murton, County Durham Murton, York This article consisting of geographical locations is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Sheffield United F.C. are a football club in The Football League. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ...


He made 714 appearances for United in all competitions, including 632 in the League and 53 FA Cup ties, all three being club records. Shaw was a former Durham County schoolboy who joined United from Upton Colliery as an inside-forward and later successfully converted into a half-back. The FA Cup - this is the fourth trophy, in use since 1992, and identical in design to the third trophy introduced in 1911. ... County Durham is a county in north-east England. ... Wyoming coal mine Coal mining is the extraction of coal from the Earth for use as fuel. ... It has been suggested that Wingback be merged into this article or section. ...


He played for United in two wartime fixtures in the Football League North during the 1944-45 season. The first game was a 3-1 victory over Huddersfield Town on April 2, 1945 when Shaw was just 16 years and 285 days old. Combatants Allies: Soviet Union, United Kingdom, France/Free France, United States, China, Canada, India, Australia, Poland, New Zealand, South Africa, Greece, and others Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan, Bulgaria, Finland, Romania, Hungary, Burma, Slovakia Casualties Military dead: 17 million Civilian dead: 33 million Total dead: 50 million Military dead: 8... The Football League North and Football League South divisions of the Football League were created for one season starting in 1945. ... Huddersfield Town Association Football Club are an English football club based in the town of Huddersfield in the county of Yorkshire. ... April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ...


His League debut came in a Division One game against Liverpool on August 30, 1948, with United severely short of players, as a left-back. United lost 2-1, mainly against 10 men. Shaw was off the field with a bleeding nose when the first went in after around 21 minutes, missing a quarter of an hour of the first half and the majority of the second. From 1889 until 1992, this was the highest division overall of organized football in England. ... Liverpool Football Club (usually known simply as Liverpool) are an English football club, and are based in Liverpool, Merseyside. ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ...


In the next few years he played at wing half and right half, but after two heavy defeats in season 1954-55, Reg Freeman decided to select him at centre half. He was described as hard-working, the pivot of United's "double banking" defensive system, where his lack of height never let him down owing to his superb anticipation and ability to read the game.


He was so successful that he was selected for the position for the Football League although the England cap that many thought he deserved was never awarded. In 1951, he also toured Australia with an F.A team. The Football League is an organisation representing 72 professional football clubs in England and Wales, and runs the oldest professional football league competition in the world. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ...


His 600th League appearance came on February 6, 1965 in a 2-1 victory over West Ham United and his last game was against the same team on February 19, 1966. He had three spells as team captain, 1954-1956, 1957 and 1964-1965. February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... The West Ham United Crest West Ham United F.C are a professional English football club based in East London. ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ...


Sheffield United Career

Season Division League Apps League Goals FA Cup Apps FA Cup Goals League Cup Apps League Cup Goals Other Apps Other Goals Total Apps Total Goals
1944–45 North 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
1948–49 One 19 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 21 0
1949–50 Two 37 2 3 0 0 0 2 0 42 2
1950–51 Two 36 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 37 2
1951–52 Two 39 1 5 0 0 0 2 1 46 2
1952–53 Two 42 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 46 0
1953–54 One 35 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 40 1
1954–55 One 41 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 43 0
1955–56 One 20 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 21 0
1956–57 Two 30 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 32 0
1957–58 Two 41 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 48 0
1958–59 Two 41 0 6 0 0 0 2 0 49 0
1959–60 Two 39 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 44 0
1960–61 Two 42 0 7 0 1 0 0 0 50 0
1961–62 One 37 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 47 0
1962–63 One 40 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 44 0
1963–64 One 41 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 44 1
1964–65 One 25 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 28 0
1965–66 One 27 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 29 0
Total 632 7 51 0 7 0 24 1 714 8

 
 

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