Today's Oli Shaw Talking Points
Oliver "Oli" Shaw is a Scottish professional footballer. He currently plays for Stenhousemuir F.C., where he is on loan from Hibernian F.C. He has also represented Scotland at Under-19 level.
Shaw is from the Barnton area of Edinburgh, and although a Hibernian fan initially joined local rivals Heart of Midlothian as a youth player before signing for Hibernian. His father is retired footballer Greg Shaw, who played for Ayr United, Falkirk, Dunfermline Athletic, Airdrieonians, Clydebank and Berwick Rangers.
After establishing himself in the Hibernian development squad, he made his first team debut for Hibernian in a Scottish League Cup match against Montrose F.C. on 1 August 2015, which Hibernian won 3-0. Having passed his driving test the same day, he was included as a substitute by then-manager Alan Stubbs, and replaced Alex Harris in the 75th minute.
Shaw was sent to Scottish League One side Stenhousemuir on loan for the 2016-17 season.
Shaw scored for Scotland Under-19 against Sweden on 4 October 2016 in a warm-up game ahead of qualification for the 2017 UEFA European Under-19 Championship. Scotland were drawn against Israel, Andorra and Liechtenstein in Group C of the qualification tournament, and progressed to the Elite qualifying stage after finishing second in the group. With all three matches being played in Andorra over 6 days from 25 October 2016, Shaw scored the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win over Liechtenstein and also featured in the matches against Andorra and Israel.Close