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Sheffield Wednesday: Club Connections

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Posted by Kelly Gilchrist
Posted on Thu 6 Mar 2014
Posted in First Team

Andy Burgin

The former full-back was born in Sheffield and started his career with Sheffield Wednesday but could only manage one first team appearance for the club before being released and he joined Rotherham.

After a short stay in Rotherham, he spent one season America playing for the Detroit Cougars but quickly moved back to England with Halifax.

He played for Town for six years making 243 league appearances, by far his most for a single club in his career. He ended his playing days at Blackburn Rovers in 1976.

Steve Haslam

Haslam started his career with with Sheffield Wednesday, the club he had supported all of his life.

He stayed there for six years and played 148 times in the league for the club scoring just one goal.

He joined Halifax for the first time when he left the Owls in 2004 but only featured twice before leaving for Northampton in the same year.

He arrived at Halifax for the second time in 2004 and his second spell at the club would be much more successful making 90 appearances for the club in the league in a three year stay.

 

John Quinn

Quinn joined Sheffield Wednesday aged 21 in 1959 and stayed at the club for eight years where he played 174 times and scored 20 goals.

After another successful five-year spell at Rotherham he joined Halifax in 1972. Quinn made 92 appearances for Town and finished his playing career with the club in 1976.

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