|Full name||Paul Anthony Cannell|
|Date of birth||2 September 1953|
|Place of birth||Newcastle upon Tyne, England|
|1979–1980||Memphis Rogues (indoor)|
|1980–1981||Calgary Boomers (indoor)|
|1980–1981||Detroit Express (indoor)||5||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Paul Anthony Cannell (born 2 September 1953 in Newcastle upon Tyne) is an English former footballer, who played as a forward for Newcastle United between 1972 and 1978. He made 62 appearances and scored 18 goals, before moving to the United States. Cannell was a substitute for the 1976 League Cup Final, which Newcastle lost 2–1 to Manchester City.
In his career, he played for Newcastle United and Mansfield Town in the Football League. In the North American Soccer League (NASL) he played for the Washington Diplomats for three different spells, and also for the Memphis Rogues. In the NASL's indoor league he played for Memphis, as well as the Calgary Boomers and Detroit Express Cannell helped the Rogues to the 1979–80 indoor Western Division title, and a spot in the finals. He was unable to play in the championship series versus Tampa Bay because of an ankle injury.
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