Paul Agnew (footballer)

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Paul Agnew
Personal information
Date of birth (1965-08-15) 15 August 1965 (age 48)
Place of birth Lisburn, Northern Ireland
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982-1984 Cliftonville
1984-1995 Grimsby Town 243 (3)
1995-1997 West Bromwich Albion 39 (1)
1997 Swansea City 7 (0)
1997-1999 Wisbech Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Paul Agnew (born 15 August 1965 is a former Northern Irish footballer who played as a defender between the years of 1982 and 1999.

Club career[edit]

Agnew was born in Lisburn in 1965, and joined Cliftonville in 1982. Two years later he joined Grimsby Town, where he remained for the next 11 years of his career. Whilst at Blundell Park he helped the club to two back to back promotions under manager Alan Buckley. In 1995 Agnew followed Buckley too West Bromwich Albion, and was one of many players that transferred to and from Albion and Grimsby in the years surrounding Buckley's departure to Albion, and eventually re-appointment at Grimsby. In 1997 he joined Swansea City on non-contract terms, and played seven times before being released. He then switched to Non League club Wisbech Town to play under his former Grimsby team mate Gary Childs, who at the time was the new Wisbech player-manager. Agnew left Wisbech and retired from competitive football at the end of the 1998-1999 season.

Coaching career[edit]

Agnew became qualified in coaching in 2000, and after working for Birmingham FA, he moved on to coach youngsters of Whittington F.C.[1]


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