Shaun Murphy (footballer)

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Shaun Murphy
Personal information
Full name Shaun Peter Murphy
Date of birth (1970-11-05) 5 November 1970 (age 48)
Place of birth Sydney, Australia
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Youth career
1988 Australian Institute of Sport
Blacktown City Demons
Heidelberg United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1991 Perth Italia
1992–1997 Notts County 109 (5)
1996–1999 West Bromwich Albion 71 (7)
1999 Sorrento
1999–2003 Sheffield United 158 (9)
2001–2002Crystal Palace (loan) 11 (0)
2003–2004 Perth Glory 28 (4)
National team
1989 Australia U-20
1992 Australia U-23
2000–2001 Australia 18 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 July 2007
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 July 2007

Shaun Peter Murphy (born 5 November 1970) is an Australian former association football 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.[1] He also represented Australia at the 1992 Summer Olympics.

International career[edit]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Australia's goal tally first.[2]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 28 June 2000 Stade Pater Te Hono Nui, Papeete, Tahiti  New Zealand 1–0 2–0 2000 OFC Nations Cup
2. 30 May 2001 Suwon World Cup Stadium, Suwon, South Korea  Mexico 1–0 2–0 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup
3. 9 June 2001 Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium, Ulsan, Japan  Brazil 1–0 1–0 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australia defeat Brazil in Confederations Cup". Telegraph. 9 June 2001. Retrieved 19 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Murphy, Shaun". National Football Teams. Retrieved 9 May 2017.

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