Shaun Murphy (footballer)
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|Full name||Shaun Peter Murphy|
|Date of birth||5 November 1970|
|Place of birth||Sydney, Australia|
|Height||185 cm (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Centre Back|
|–||Blacktown City Demons|
|1996–1999||West Bromwich Albion||71||(7)|
|2001–2002||→ Crystal Palace (loan)||11||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 July 2007.
Shaun Peter Murphy (born 5 November 1970, in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian former football (soccer) player. His club career included stints with Notts County (1992–1997), West Bromwich Albion (1997–1999), Sheffield United (1999–2003) and Crystal Palace (2001–02) in England, before returning to Australia for one season to captain Perth Glory (2003–04).
He was a member of the Australian national team and scored a winner against Brazil for Australia in the 2001 Confederations Cup third place play-off match. He also represented Australia at the 1992 Summer Olympics.
Murphy currently lives in Perth, Western Australia with his family and is now the Director of Coaching at Whitfords City Football Club in the northern suburbs of Perth.
- "Australia defeat Brazil in Confederations Cup". Telegraph. 2001-06-09. Retrieved 2013-08-19.
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