Paul Shaw (footballer)
|Full name||Paul Shaw|
|Date of birth||4 September 1973|
|Place of birth||Burnham, England|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Playing position||Attacking midfielder|
|1995||→ Burnley (loan)||9||(4)|
|1995||→ Cardiff City (loan)||6||(0)|
|1995–1996||→ Peterborough United (loan)||12||(5)|
|2004||→ Rotherham United (loan)||9||(2)|
|2011||F.C. New York||6||(0)|
|2011||F.C. New York (assistant)|
|2011||F.C. New York (interim)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 May 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).
Shaw started his career as a trainee at Arsenal, turning professional in 1991. His debut came against Nottingham Forest on 3 December 1994. Unable to break into the Arsenal first team, Shaw spent periods on loan with Burnley, Cardiff City and Peterborough United during his time at Arsenal, before he was sold to Millwall in September 1997. He made 13 appearances in six years for the Gunners, all but one of them as substitute, scoring two goals.
Shaw spent three years with Millwall before moving to Gillingham in 2000. He left Gillingham for Sheffield United in 2004 but unable to break into the first team had a loan spells at Rotherham United. He subsequently signed for the team but after just 17 appearances moved on a free transfer to Chesterfield in 2006. He found his opportunities at Saltergate limited, and left the club by mutual consent in August 2007 and joined Oxford United shortly afterwards. In October 2007 he left Oxford to join Hungarian team Ferencvárosi TC.
Shaw returned to English football by joining Retford United of the NPL Premier Division. He left the club in February 2011 and signed as captain of the new American side F.C. New York in the USL Pro league on 1 March 2011.
On 23 May 2011, it was announced that Coach Matt Weston had resigned from his position at F.C. New York, and Paul Shaw had been made interim head coach.