Project Description

Career to Date:

A highly motivated, versatile and focused UEFA A – licensed football manager and coach, who has over 14 years-experience managing and coaching at first team and academy level. From the Premiership to League One and also at Non-League level.

A strategic and analytical problem solver with the ability to build and manage a team, within available resources, that would be capable of competing. Paul prides himself on his work ethics, reliability, attention to detail and being a good communicator.

Managerial Career to Date:

Maccabi Haifa – Assistant Manager – 2019 – Present

  • Assistant Manager challenging for European position finished 2nd in the league and qualified for the Europa League

Chennaiyin FC Assistant Manager – 2017 – 2018

  • Responsible for planning and delivery of the coaching program, which is periodized over the season

Birmingham City FC – First Team Coach2016 2018

  • Was part of a successful management team, that kept the club in the championship within a limited number of games

Bristol City FCAcademy Manager2015 – 2016

  • Guiding the development of the clubs playing philosophy and coaching philosophy

Crawley Town FC Assistant Manager2014 2015

  • Assistant Manager worked with John Gregory and Dean Saunders

Bournemouth AFC First Team ManagerYouth Team Manager2011 – 2014

  • Established a key infrastructure for the academy and putting into place a under 21 group, with coaching, analysis, scouting and recruitment systems set up.

West Ham UnitedFirst Team Coach2010 2011

  • Premier League first team coach. Responsible for all first team coaching.

Portsmouth FCFirst Team CoachCaretaker Manager Reserve Team Manager2006 2010

  • Premier league senior coach reaching 2 FA Cup Finals / 1 FA Cup Winners Medal / UEFA Cup Experience.

Grimsby Town FC Player/Manager2001 2004

  • Kept Grimsby Town FC in the Championship when the team was 7 points adrift in December 200

Stafford Rangers FC Assistant Manager2005 2006

  • Won promotion to the Conference Premier Division in first season

Playing Career

  • York City FC – 2004 – 2005
  • Scunthorpe United FC – 2004
  • Grimsby Town FC – 1997 – 2001
  • West Bromwich Albion FC – 1996 – 1997
  • Grimsby Town FC – 1992 – 1996
  • Blackpool FC – 1990 1992
  • Leicester City FC 1989 1990
  • Played over 700 league games – Scored over 100 goals
  • Won two promotions captaining Blackpool & Grimsby
  • Played in three play-off finals with Blackpool 1991, 1992, and Grimsby Town 1998
  • Division 2 and 3 representative – PFA awards 1991 & 1998
  • Won the Auto Windscreens cup – Grimsby Town FC 1998