Arthur Shaw
Arthur Shaw

Arthur Shaw

Arthur Shaw is Arsenal's oldest living player.

Shaw, a wing half during the reign of Tom Whittaker, played 61 times for the Club over a seven-year period.

Profile

Name Arthur Shaw
Arsenal Career 1948 - 1955
Position:
Appearances 61 (61 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 0

Born in Limehouse, Shaw joined Arsenal from Brentford in April 1948 but did not make his league debut until he started a 2-1 win over Chelsea in August 1949.

Shaw was part of the side that claimed the 1952/53 Division One title and was a regular in the successful Football Combination side.

He eventually departed for Watford in June 1955 before later featuring for Gravesend.