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Jock Shaw

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Full nameJock Shaw
Place of birthAnnathill, Scotland
Playing positionDefender

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Jock "Tiger" Shaw (29 November 1912 - 13 June 2000) was a Scottish professional footballer most famous for his time at Scottish club Rangers, whom he captained between 1938 and 1950.

Rangers signed Shaw from Airdrieonians for £2,000 in July 1938 and he went on make over 600 appearances for Rangers, winning four League Championships, three Scottish Cups and two League Cups. Jock holds the dinstinction of being the captain of the first Scottish club to lift "the treble" of League, League Cup and Scottish Cup. After retirement in 1953 he remained associated with the club as third-team trainer and later groundsman.

Shaw was capped six times by Scotland. His brother Davie was also a Scottish international, who played for Hibernian and Aberdeen.

Jock who lived for the majority of his life close to his Annathill birthplace, in the Lanarkshire village of Glenboig, died on 13 June 2000, and was survived by his wife Margaret (Meg) who herself passed on on 31 December 2008. His son David, and grandson David live in Birkenshaw, while daughter Margaret, and grand daughters Elaine and Lorna still reside in Glenboig.




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