Graham Shaw (footballer, born 1934)
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|Full name||Graham Laurence Shaw|
|Date of birth||9 July 1934|
|Place of birth||Sheffield, England|
|Date of death||12 May 1998(aged 63)|
|Place of death||Sheffield, England|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Born in Sheffield, Shaw was developed by local amateur side Oaks Fold, after having played for Sheffield Schoolboys at half-back. He signed a professional contract at Sheffield United in 1951, at the age of seventeen.
Shaw made his debut for the Blades against fierce rivals Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on 5 January 1951 before a crowd of 65,384; United won the match 3–1. He was part of the United team which beat Wednesday 7–3 on 8 September 1951 at Bramall Lane.
Shaw would make in excess of 400 appearances for United over the following sixteen years; however, he found first-team opportunities limited after 1965, and in 1967 moved to Doncaster Rovers. He stayed at Doncaster for one season before joining Scarborough as their player-manager.
Shaw managed Scarborough for one season, leaving the club in 1969. He died in 1998.
At international level, Shaw won five caps for the England national side. His first cap came against the U.S.S.R. at Wembley on 22 October 1958, in a match England won 5–0. He made his last appearance for his country in 1962.
Shaw was known as 'a calm, stylish player, who had pace and tackled well and could place his clearances'.
- Graham Shaw, Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
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