Paul Rutherford (footballer)

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Paul Rutherford
Personal information
Full name Paul Leslie Rutherford[1]
Date of birth (1987-07-10) 10 July 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Moreton, England
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 14
Youth career
2003–2005 Chester City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2009 Chester City 38 (1)
2009–2013 Barrow 164 (9)
2013– Southport 48 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:52, 26 February 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Paul Leslie Rutherford (born 10 July 1987) is an English footballer, currently playing as a winger for Southport.


Born in Moreton, Wirral, he was brought up through the ranks in Liverpool's academy with his brother John before joining Chester City.

In 2005 he signed his first professional contract after impressing in Chester City's Youth Team.

He made his First Team début for Chester City against Cambridge United in the Football League Trophy in 2005 and over the past few years has been involved in first–team duties. He scored his first league goal in the 2-0 win over Darlington on 22 March 2008.

Rutherford was part of the Barrow AFC side who won the 2009-10 FA Trophy at Wembley against Stevenage 2-1.

On 25 June 2013, Rutherford signed for Southport. [2]


  1. ^ Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2009). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2009–10. Mainstream Publishing. p. 363. ISBN 978-1-84596-474-0. 
  2. ^ "ALAN WRIGHT SIGNS JAMIE MILLIGAN AND PAUL RUTHERFORD". Southport FC. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 

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