1956 Charity Shield plaque awarded to Manchester City's Dave Ewing
Lot 357
1956 Charity Shield plaque awarded to Manchester City's Dave Ewing
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The following 4 lots awarded to/worn by Dave Ewing (1929 – 1999), who was a Scottish footballer who played in the centre half position for Manchester City and Crewe Alexandra, and briefly managed Hibernian. Ewing was spotted playing for Luncarty Juniors by Manchester City, and signed on 10th of June 1949. he made his debut, against Manchester United on 3rd of January 1953, he went on to make 279 appearances for City, scoring 1 goal. His playing days at City ended when he joined Crewe Alexandra at the end of the 1961–62 season where he played two seasons before leaving for Ashton United in summer 1964. Ewing later took up a coaching role back at Manchester City before subsequently coaching at Sheffield Wednesday, Bradford City and Crystal Palace, as well as becoming manager at Hibernian during the 1970–71 season.

Footnotes

  • The match was contested by Manchester United and Manchester City at Maine Road, Manchester, on 24 October 1956. Manchester United won the match 1–0, Dennis Viollet scoring the winning goal.
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