Walsall player 33. Charlie Shaw

Born Walsall 1866 died Walsall 1942
Charles ‘Shiner’ Shaw was a great footballer, he loved the rough and tumble of the early game and mixing it with the biggest and the bravest of players at that time. History has it that Shiner never backed down, never out of his depth. When he left school he joined Walsall Town in 1885 and played in Walsall Swifts derbys over the next 3 years. He was to play in the last Derby game and the first game for newly formed amalgamated Walsall club . He was to play for Walsall until at least 1893 . He had represented both Staffordshire County and Birmingham Assosciation.
“His employment away from football, was that of a bridal maker, in the leather trade.
Charles lived in Walsall and attended matches at Fellows Park up until his death.


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