Paul Price (footballer)

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Paul Price
Personal information
Full name Paul Terence Price
Date of birth (1954-03-23) 23 March 1954 (age 60)
Place of birth St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
Playing position Central defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1981 Luton Town 207 (8)
1977–1978 Minnesota Kicks (loan) 24 (2)
1981–1984 Tottenham Hotspur 39 (0)
1984–1984 Swansea City 61 (1)
1984 Minnesota Strikers 8 (0)
1986–1988 Peterborough United 86 (0)
Saltash United
National team
1980–1984 Wales 25 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Paul Price (born 23 March 1954 St Albans, Hertfordshire) is a former professional footballer. He played for Welwyn Garden City, Luton Town, Tottenham Hotspur, Swansea City, Minnesota Strikers, Peterborough United, Saltash United and was an international for Wales.[1] He played in the position of central defender.

Football career[edit]

Price joined Luton Town from Welwyn Garden City in July 1971 and made 207 appearances for the club including one as substitute and scoring eight goals. In 1977 and 1978, Luton Town loaned Price to the Minnesota Kicks of the North American Soccer League. In June 1981 he transferred in a £250,000 deal to Spurs. He made his debut at Middlesbrough in August 1981. Price featured in both matches of the 1982 FA Cup Final. Making a total of 62 appearances in all competitions including four as sub and scoring one goal for the club. Price joined Swansea City in January 1985 and went on to make 62 League appearances for the club before joining the Minnesota Strikers of the NASL in 1984 for a free transfer. He returned to the UK to play a further 86 times at Peterborough United, before finishing his career at Saltash United.

Honours[edit]

Tottenham Hotspur F.C.

1982 FA Cup Final Winner

Wales international career[edit]

Price made a total of 25 appearances for Wales and scored once.

Post-football career[edit]

Price works in house renovation and property sales in Australia.[2]

Management[edit]

Price was appointed manager of the Western Australian Football League team Western Knights in 2009 [2][3] He is currently (March 2011) coach of Sorrento FC of the Western Australian football league.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hugman, B, J, (Ed)The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records 1946-2005 (2005) p502 ISBN 1-85291-665-6 Retrieved 1 September 2008
  2. ^ a b Where are they now? Retrieved 7 April 2009
  3. ^ Western Knights F.C. Western Knights FC Retrieved 26 August 2009
  4. ^ Where are they now Retrieved 7 June 2011

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