Graeme Law

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Graeme Law
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Law in 2012
Personal information
Full name Graeme Christopher Law[1]
Date of birth (1984-10-06) 6 October 1984 (age 32)[2]
Place of birth Kirkcaldy, Scotland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[2]
Playing position Defender
Youth career
0000–2003 York City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2006 York City 35 (0)
2006 Dundee 3 (0)
2006–2007 Tamworth 27 (1)
2007 Farsley Celtic 2 (0)
2007 Tamworth (loan)
2007–2009 Tamworth
2009–2010 Stalybridge Celtic
2010–2012 Northwich Victoria
2012–2013 Tamworth 0 (0)
National team
2002 Scotland U19 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Graeme Christopher Law (born 6 October 1984) is a Scottish former professional footballer who plays as a defender. He was most recently player-assistant coach for Tamworth.

Law played for York City, Dundee, Tamworth, Farsley Celtic and Northwich Victoria. He played in The Football League during the 2003–04 season for York and represented Scotland at under-19 level four times.

Club career[edit]

Tamworth[edit]

On 30 October 2007, Law returned to Staffordshire side Tamworth on loan.[3] A month later it was confirmed that Law had signed a permanent deal to re-join Tamworth after impressing whilst on loan, signing a deal that would keep him at the club until the end of the 2007–08 season.[4]

On 3 June 2008, Law agreed a new deal with Tamworth keeping him at the club until the end of the 2008–09 season, in which Tamworth were promoted to the Conference Premier after winning the Conference North championship.[5]

Later career[edit]

In August 2009 he joined Stalybridge Celtic[6] before in December 2010 switching to Northwich Victoria.[7]

International career[edit]

Law made his debut for the Scotland under-19 team in a 2–1 victory over Switzerland on 25 September.[8] He made three appearances in 2002 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship qualification, finishing his under-19 career with four caps.[8]

Coaching career[edit]

On 1 July 2012, Law returned to Tamworth, to work alongside his namesake Marcus as the club's new assistant coach.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Law studied for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physical Education and Sports Coaching at York St John University.[9] In April 2016, his PhD paper on footballers, money and gambling received national press coverage.[10]

Honours[edit]

Tamworth

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Graeme Law". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 9 March 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2004). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2004/2005. Harpenden: Queen Anne Press. p. 241. ISBN 978-1-85291-660-2. 
  3. ^ Clayton, Dave (30 October 2007). "Old and new faces at The Lamb". Tamworth F.C. Retrieved 1 November 2007. 
  4. ^ Clayton, Dave (30 November 2007). "Another new signing". Tamworth F.C. Retrieved 30 November 2007. 
  5. ^ Clayton, Dave (3 June 2008). "Another One Returns". Tamworth F.C. Retrieved 3 June 2008. 
  6. ^ "Burry Dots The I S And Crosses The T S". Stalybridge Celtic F.C. 5 August 2009. Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  7. ^ "Vics vs Retford United: Match preview". Northwich Victoria F.C. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  8. ^ a b "Graeme Law". 11v11.com. AFS Enterprises. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  9. ^ "Graeme Law heads to China with Great Britain football squad". The Press. York. 22 July 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  10. ^ "PhD paper – footballers and gambling". 

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