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 45)
Place of birth Sydney, Australia
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre Back
Youth career
1988 AIS
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)
2001–2002 Crystal 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, in Sydney, New South Wales) 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.

Murphy currently lives in Perth, Western Australia with his family and is now the Director of Coaching at Whitfords City Football Club in the northern suburbs of Perth.


  1. ^ "Australia defeat Brazil in Confederations Cup". Telegraph. 2001-06-09. Retrieved 2013-08-19. 

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