|Full name||Paul McAreavey|
|Date of birth||3 December 1980|
|Place of birth||Belfast, Northern Ireland|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|2000–2001||→ Kilkenny City (loan)|
|Northern Ireland U21||7||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
In May 2006 the Belfast native signed a three-year full-time deal with Linfield.
In August 2013 McAreavy returned to Donegal Celtic as manager following the departure of his predecessor Pat McAllister. McAreavey left his position in June 2014, with Nicky Maye, a coach under McAreavey, promoted to manager.
- Irish League (4): 2003-04, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08
- Irish Cup (3): 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08
- Irish League Cup (2): 2005-06, 2007-08
- Setanta Sports Cup (1): 2005