Stuart Shaw

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Stuart Shaw
Personal information
Full name Stuart Shaw[1]
Date of birth (1944-10-09) 9 October 1944 (age 70)[1]
Place of birth Liverpool, England[1]
Playing position Right-winger
Youth career
Aintree Villa Colts
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1966 Everton 3 (0)
1966–1967 Crystal Palace 0 (0)
1967–1969 Southport 67 (6)
1969–1970 Port Vale 3 (0)
Morecambe
Skelmersdale United
South Liverpool
Total 73+ (6+)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Stuart Shaw (born 9 October 1944) is an English former footballer who played as a right-sided winger in the Football League for Everton, Crystal Palace, Southport, and Port Vale. He later played Northern Premier League football with Morecambe, Skelmersdale United and South Liverpool. He won promotion out of the Fourth Division with Port Vale in 1969–70.

Playing career[edit]

Shaw played for Aintree Villa Colts, before joining Harry Catterick's Everton. He played three First Division games for the "Toffees", as the Goodison Park outfit posted fourth and 11th place finishes in the 1964–65 and 1965–66 campaigns. He dropped into the Second Division with Dick Graham's Crystal Palace, but did not make a league appearances at Selhurst Park in the 1966–67 season. He spent the 1967–68 and 1968–69 seasons with Southport, and scored six goals in 67 Third Division appearances under the stewardship of Billy Bingham and Don McEvoy. He left Haig Avenue and joined Gordon Lee's Port Vale in July 1969.[1] He made his debut at Vale Park in a goalless draw with Peterborough United on 9 August, but was sidelined after breaking his rib in the match.[1] He recovered to play four further games that season, as the "Valiants" won promotion out of the Fourth Division.[1] He was given a free transfer to Northern Premier League side Morecambe in May 1970.[1] He later played for Skelmersdale United and South Liverpool in the Northern Premier League, and then non-league sides Howard Sports and Fleetwood Hesketh.

Honours[edit]

with Port Vale

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 263. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0.