Date of birth
George Pilkington hung up his boots in order to take his first steps into coaching when he joined Shrewsbury Town in June 2018.
The defender had been a part of John Askey's National League winning squad at Macclesfield Town, but decided to follow his former boss to Shrewsbury to work in a new role.
As a player Pilkington came through the youth ranks at Everton, but spent the majority of his career with three clubs, Port Vale, Luton Town and Macclesfield Town.
In total he made 647 appearances in all competitions, scoring 28 goals, winning two promotions, and five individual Player of the Year awards.