Player profile

Sam Shields

Sam Shields

Birthdate: 21 March 1929
Birthplace: Denny, Stirlings, Scotland
Date of death: 13 September 1986
Other clubs: Cowdenbeath (1947-49), Airdrieonians (1951-52), Darlington (1952-53), Horden Colliery Welfare (1953-55)
Bought from: Cowdenbeath
Signed for LFC: 03.05.1949
Liverpool debut: 26.11.1949
Last appearance: 26.11.1949
Contract expiry: 27.07.1951
Win ratio: 0% W:0 D:1 L:0
LFC league games/goals: 1 / 0
Total LFC games/goals: 1 / 0

Player profile

The Liverpool handbook from the 1949/50 season claimed Shields was a "brilliant schemer in addition to having a strong shot." The tough Scottish centre-forward, who returned to his native country after a solitary appearance for the club. He soon moved back south with Darlington where he scored two goals in 21 third division north matches.

Appearances per season

Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 1 0 0 0 0 1
1949-1950 1 0 0 0 0 1

A more detailed look at the player's appearances

Total Opponent
1 Wolves
Total Competition
1 League

Milestone Appearances

# Date Against Stadium Competition
1 26.11.1949 Wolves Molineux League

Other Clubs

Club Season Club rank League apps League goals Total apps Total goals
Cowdenbeath 1947-1949 Scotland 2 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Airdrieonians 1951-1952 Scotland 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Darlington 1952-1953 England Third Division North 21 2 21 2
Horden Colliery Welfare 1953-1955 North Eastern League N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total 21 2 21 2
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