Buchanan Sharp

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Buchanan Sharp
Personal information
Full name Buchanan Sharp
Date of birth (1894-11-02)2 November 1894
Place of birth Alexandria, Scotland
Date of death 11 January 1956(1956-01-11) (aged 61)
Place of death Bolton, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Inside forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
?–? Clydebank Juniors ? (?)
?–? Vale of Leven ? (?)
1919–1923 Chelsea 65 (30)
1923–1925 Tottenham Hotspur 3 (0)
1925–1926 Leicester City 12 (2)
1926–1928 Nelson 80 (35)
1928 Southport 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Buchanan Sharp (2 November 1894 – 11 January 1956)[1] was a Scottish professional footballer who played for Clydebank Juniors, Vale of Leven, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Leicester City, Nelson and Southport.[2]

Football career[edit]

Sharp began his career with Clydebank Juniors before playing for Vale of Leven. In 1921 he joined Chelsea where he scored 20 goals in 65 appearances and was joint top scorer with Harry Ford in the 1922–23 season with 10 goals. The inside forward signed for Tottenham Hotspur in March 1923 and played in three matches for the Spurs.[3] After leaving White Hart Lane, Sharp had spells with Leicester City and Nelson where he featured in 80 matches and scoring on 35 occasions. He joined Southport in 1928 and made a further four appearances and scoring once before ending his footballing career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dykes, Garth (2009). Nelson FC in the Football League. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 63. ISBN 978-1-905891-29-0. 
  2. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records. soccerdata. p. 235. ISBN 1-899468-63-3. 
  3. ^ Tottenham Hotspur F.C A-Z of players Retrieved 1 December 2012 Archived June 3, 2009, at WebCite