David Burrows (footballer)

David Burrows
Personal information
Date of birth (1968-10-25) 25 October 1968 (age 48)
Place of birth Dudley, England
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing positionLeft-back
Senior career*
1985-1988West Bromwich Albion46(1)
1993-1994West Ham United29(1)
1995-2000Coventry City111(0)
2000-2002Birmingham City25(0)
2002-2003Sheffield Wednesday21(0)
National team
1989-1990England U-217(0)
1990-1991England B3(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


David Burrows (given birth to Dudley, 25 Oct 1968) can be an British previous footballer. During his profession he performed for Western world Bromwich Albion, Liverpool, Western world Ham United, Everton, Coventry Town, Birmingham Town and Sheffield Thursday aswell as the Britain Under-21 and B groups. Being a Liverpool participant he earned the Football Group, the FA Glass and twice earned the Charity Shield.

Playing career

Burrows completed an apprenticeship in Western world Bromwich Albion and signed professional forms using the club being a 17-year-old in 1985, over time in the Tipton City youth group. He spent 3 years on the Hawthorns, playing 46 moments and credit scoring one objective. He was agreed upon by Liverpool for £550,000 in Oct 1988, producing his debut two times later within a 0–0 pull against Coventry Town at Anfield. Vying for a location with Steve Staunton, intended that Burrows' initial team opportunities had been limited in his initial period at Liverpool.Burrows, an Britain under-21 international, became a member of his team-mates in mourning for the 96 enthusiasts who shed their lives on the Hillsborough devastation in Apr 1989. He combined with the rest of Liverpool SOCCER TEAM had been commended for just how they executed themselves following the devastation and he went to many funerals and comforted the victims' households and friends. At the moment he had not been regularly offering in the group, with the similarly inexperienced Steve Staunton experiencing an extended operate at left back again which lasted to the finish of the growing season, like the 3–2 FA Glass final triumph over Everton where Barry Venison was chosen for a location around the substitute's bench before Burrows.The next year, with Staunton more often deployed in midfield and supervisor Dalglish ready to rotate his squad even more, Burrows played on a far more regular basis and won his first honour with Liverpool if they clinched the Little league title, finishing nine points free from Aston Villa. When Dalglish stop in 1991 and was changed by Graeme Souness, Burrows discovered his chances even more limited, though he do score his initial Liverpool objective on 31 August 1991 within a 3–1 success over Everton at Anfield. Afterwards that period he was selected by Souness for the 1992 FA Glass Last, which Liverpool earned, defeating Sunderland 2–0 at Wembley.Burrows still left for Western world Ham United in Sept 1993, along with Mike Marsh, within a offer that took Julian Dicks to Anfield. Burrows got appeared 193 moments for the Reds, credit scoring three goals. Burrows produced his Western world Ham debut in Sept 1993, only a time after signing up for them, within a 2–0 group make an impression on Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Recreation area. He spent only a one season at Upton Recreation area, appearing 35 moments scoring double; in his second Western world Ham game within a 5-1 Group Cup earn against Chesterfield and in a 3-1 house earn against Manchester Town Although he began the 1994-95 period, he played just four video games before shifting to Everton within a offer which noticed the come back of Tony Cottee to Western world Ham. Burrows became a member of Everton in Sept 1994, but his period at Goodison Recreation area was temporary. He spent simply half a year at Everton, playing 23 moments, before he was on the road again, this time around to Coventry Town, in March 1995. Burrows presented in the first phases of Everton's glorious 1994–95 FA Glass campaign before departing, starting the 3rd and fourth around ties against Derby Region and Bristol Town respectively.Burrows joined Ron Atkinson's Coventry part in March 1995 for any charge of £1.1 million. Atkinson stated at that time he understood of "no better British left-back". "If he takes on to his greatest form, there is no reason he shouldn't make the squad for the Western Championships." He once again made an instant début, showing up two times after signing inside a 0–0 little league attract with Southampton in the Dell. He experienced frequent damage during his four years at Highfield Street, but still produced 130 appearances.In 2000, he couldn't regain his put in place the town line-up after returning from injury and struggling to agree a fresh cope with the club, he moved again to Coventry's Midland rivals Birmingham Town, whom he joined up with on in June 2000, on a free of charge transfer. He produced his debut in Sept 2000 inside a 1–0 little league triumph over Sheffield United at St Andrews. He helped Birmingham reach the 2001 Soccer League Cup Last. Burrows was overlooked from the match day time squad for the ultimate against former golf club Liverpool, but he was around the pitch as an alternative as they defeat Ipswich City in the semi finals. He spent significantly less than 2 yrs at Birmingham, playing 30 fits. Burrows period at Birmingham was marred with disagreements with managers, Trevor Francis and Steve Bruce. An exercise ground event in Feb 2002 regarding Bruce and Burrows led to him being trashed from the club.In March 2002, Sheffield Wednesday agreed upon Burrows on a free of charge transfer yet again he produced an instant début, this time around the next day, within a 0–0 league pull against Gillingham at Hillsborough. Accidents once more dogged Burrows as he harmed both his collarbone and hamstring whilst at Sheffield Thursday, forcing him to give up the professional video game in-may 2003.


Charity Shield: 1989, 1990 Department 1 (Level 1): 1990 FA Glass: 1992