Bill Shaw (footballer, born 1886)

William J. Shaw (born 1886) was a Scottish professional footballer who played for Kilmarnock, Bristol Rovers, Dumbarton Harp and Cowdenbeath.[1]

Bill Shaw
Personal information
Date of birth 1886
Place of birth Muirkirk, Scotland
Playing position(s) Half back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1905–1909 Kilmarnock 79 (3)
1909–1912 Bristol Rovers 103 (6)
1912–19?? Dumbarton Harp
19??–19?? Cowdenbeath
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Shaw joined Bristol Rovers from Kilmarnock in 1909 and went on to play 103 times in the Southern League for Rovers, scoring six goals, before moving to Dumbarton Harp in 1912.


  1. ^ Emms, Steve; Richard Wells (2007). Scottish League Players' Records 1890-91 to 1938-39. SoccerData. ISBN 978-1-899468-66-9.