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Albert Shears

Albert Shears

Birthdate: 12 May 1900
Birthplace: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England
Date of death: 1954
Other clubs: Spen Black & White, Preston North End (1921-1923), Doncaster Rovers (1923-1924), Aberdare Athletic (1924), Tranmere Rovers (1930-31), Wigan Borough (1931), Barnsley (1931-32), Aldershot (1932-33), Morecambe (1933-34), Leyland Motors
Bought from: Aberdare Athletic
Signed for LFC: 17.09.1924
Liverpool debut: 10.04.1926
Last appearance: 08.12.1928
Contract expiry: May 1930
Win ratio: 43.75% W:7 D:1 L:8
LFC league games/goals: 16 / 0
Total LFC games/goals: 16 / 0

Player profile

Shears arrived as a striker who scored five goals in his first three reserve games for Liverpool from late September to early October 1924. He finally made his first-team debut two years later as a defender in a 1-0 win over Bury at Gigg Lane. He spent a total of four seasons at Anfield making 16 appearances with his best season total being eight in 1926/27, again featuring as a defender.

Appearances per season

Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 16 0 0 0 0 16
1924-1925 0 0 0 0 0 0
1925-1926 2 0 0 0 0 2
1926-1927 8 0 0 0 0 8
1927-1928 4 0 0 0 0 4
1928-1929 2 0 0 0 0 2

A more detailed look at the player's appearances

Total Opponent
2 Sheffield United
2 Derby
2 Sunderland
1 Aston Villa
1 Huddersfield Town
1 Leeds United
1 Bury
1 Blackburn Rovers
1 Everton
1 WBA
1 Arsenal
1 Birmingham City
1 Sheffield Wednesday
Total Competition
16 League

Milestone Appearances

# Date Against Stadium Competition
1 10.04.1926 Bury Gigg Lane League

Other Clubs

Club Season Club rank League apps League goals Total apps Total goals
Spen Black & White Northern Allicance 0 0 0 0
Preston North End 1921-1922 England First Division 2 0 2 0
Doncaster Rovers 1923-1924 England Third Division North 3 0 3 0
Aberdare Athletic 1924 England Third Division South N/A N/A N/A N/A
Tranmere Rovers 1930-1931 England Third Division North 27 0 29 0
Wigan Borough 1931 England Third Division North 4 0 4 0
Barnsley 1931-1932 England Second Division 0 0 0 0
Aldershot 1932-1933 England Third Division South 0 0 0 0
Morecambe 1933-1934 Lancashire Combination N/A N/A N/A N/A
Leyland Motors 1934- Lancashire Combination N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total 36 0 38 0
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