Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Jack Shaw RIP

RUFC - Jack Shaw RIP

Rotherham Vital have heard of the recent death of former Miller Jack Shaw

Jack, who in his time at Millmoor played at inside forward, outside right and left half, was one of the best goal scorers the Millers have ever had.

Born in Doncaster he joined the Millers in 1945 making nearly two hundred and eighty appearances for the club in his seven seasons and scoring one hundred and forty-two league and cup goals. In the 1950/1 season he scored thirty-seven league goals and nine cup goals which included five in an FA Cup game at Darlington, that the Millers won seven-two, which was the season in which he also got five hat-tricks. Being one of those players who seemed to be able to time his jumping to perfection, it wasn`t surprising that most of his goals came from headers.

Jack moved to rivals Sheffield Wednesday in 1953, which was said to be much against his will.

I had the pleasure of meeting Jack a few years ago at a book signing and he took time out to talk to my young son and answer his many questions.

Our condolences go out to Jack`s family.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Thursday April 21 2011
Time: 9:42AM

Comments

0
My Mum thought Jack Shaw was absolutely brilliant
herringthorpe
21/04/2011 09:44:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Frecks Is Community Player Of The Year

Midfielder has been busy all year

RUFC - Grant Gets Awards

Loanee awarded two trophies

RUFC - 'Keeper Scoops Double Award

Camp gets club and players' award

A Vital Challenge - Ben Nevis To Face The Fear

Let's Support The Fear

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Thinking about pre-season friendlies. Who would you like to see at the New York Stadium
Suggested By:
Local Teams9%
A Premier League Side52%
A team from the Bundesliga30%
A side from Serie A5%
Someone from La Liga2%
A club from the French Ligue 11%
Other1%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burnley 45 25 15 5 90 34
2 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
3 Brighton 45 24 16 5 88 30
4 Hull City 45 23 11 11 80 30
5 Derby County 45 21 15 9 78 24
6 Sheff Wed 45 19 17 9 74 22
7 Cardiff 45 17 16 12 67 5
8 Ipswich 45 17 15 13 66 1
9 Birmingham 45 16 14 15 62 4
10 Brentford 45 18 8 19 62 1
11 Preston 45 15 16 14 61 0
12 Leeds Utd 45 14 16 15 58 -8
13 Q.P.R. 45 13 18 14 57 -1
14 Wolves 45 13 16 16 55 -6
15 Blackburn 45 12 16 17 52 -2
16 Reading 45 13 13 19 52 -5
17 Forest 45 12 16 17 52 -5
18 Bristol City 45 13 13 19 52 -16
19 Huddersfield 45 13 12 20 51 -7
20 Rotherham 45 13 10 22 49 -14
21 Fulham 45 11 15 19 48 -14
R Charlton 45 9 13 23 40 -37
R MK Dons 45 9 12 24 39 -29
R Bolton 45 5 15 25 30 -39
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 12:30PM : Hull City (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.rybel_b75
2.herringthorpe61
3.sixpence18
4.Millie Miller5
5.nogginthenog3
6.mos602
7.zipadeedoodah1
8.mvmiller1