Buchanan Sharp

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Buchanan Sharp
0Full Name Buchanan Sharp
0Date of Birth 2 November 1894
0Place of Birth Alexandria,
West Dunbartonshire,
0Position Inside forward
0Chelsea career 1919-1923
0Debut 28 February 1920
0Games (goals) 72 (23)
0Other clubs Clydebank Juniors
Vale of Leven
Tottenham Hotspur
Leicester City

Buchanan Sharp (2 November, 1894–1956) was a Scottish inside forward who was at Chelsea from 1919-1923. He had previously played for Clydebank Juniors and Vale of Leven in Scotland, and after three seasons at Stamford Bridge went on to appear for Tottenham Hotspur, Leicester City, Nelson and Southport.

Sharp began his career with Clydebank Juniors before playing for Vale of Leven. In 1919 he joined Chelsea where he scored 23 goals in 72 appearances and was joint top scorer with Harry Ford in the 1922-23 season with 10 goals. The Scot signed for Tottenham Hotspur in 1923 and played in three matches for Spurs. After leaving White Hart Lane, Sharp had spells with Leicester City and Nelson where he featured in 80 matches and scoring on 35 occasions. He joined Southport in 1928 and made a further four appearances - scoring once - before ending his footballing career.

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