Where are they now? Promotion squad 96/97
Shirtliff was a local lad and played for Sheffield Wednesday for 7 years making over 200 appearances for the Owls. He subsequently moved to Charlton before returning to Hillsbrough in `89. An aging Shirtliff came to Oakwell in 1995 and used all his experience to help the tykes gain that automatic spot. However was short lived when he decided enough was enough and after 18 years, retired from the sport. He eventually went into management and took the youth team coach job at Barnsley and then Leicester City. In 2005 he was appointed assistant manager at Tranmere but two years later switched to Swindon to do the same job.
hirtliff is now currently the assistant at Bury F.C