Paul Miller (footballer, born 1959)

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Paul Miller
Personal information
Full name Paul Richard Miller
Date of birth (1959-10-11) 11 October 1959 (age 57)
Place of birth Stepney, London, England
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Centre back
Youth career
Tottenham Hotspur
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1987 Tottenham Hotspur 208 (7)
Skeid (loan)
1987–1988 Charlton Athletic 42 (2)
1988–1989 Watford 20 (1)
1989–1990 A.F.C. Bournemouth 47 (1)
1989 Brentford (loan) 3 (0)
1990–1991 Swansea City 12 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Paul Richard Miller (born 11 October 1959) is an English former footballer who played in the Football League for Tottenham Hotspur, Charlton Athletic, Watford, Bournemouth, Brentford and Swansea City.[1] Miller's favoured position was centre back.

Miller was born in Stepney, London.[1] In his early years, he played his youth football in the London Borough of Hackney for the ELY (East London Youth) team, winning a league runners-up medal in 1970 at under-11 level. Miller began his professional career at Tottenham Hotspur, signing as apprentice in 1976, professional a year later, and spending a season with Skeid in the Norwegian League to gain experience.[2] He was part of Spurs' FA Cup- winning team in 1981, conceding a penalty after bringing down Dave Bennett in the replay which Tottenham won 3–2.[3] He won a second FA Cup-winner's medal with Spurs the following year,[4] and played a key role in their 1983–84 UEFA Cup victory, scoring an away goal in the first leg of the final against Anderlecht.[5] He later played for Charlton Athletic, Watford, A.F.C. Bournemouth, Brentford and Swansea City.[1]


Tottenham Hotspur


  1. ^ a b c "Paul Miller". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 15 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "Players in whom Spurs place faith". The Times. 22 May 1982. p. 19. 
  3. ^ Fox, Norman (15 May 1981). "Spurs, and Villa, regain their pride". The Times. p. 10. 
  4. ^ Jones, Stuart (28 May 1982). "Cup settled by Hoddle penalty". The Times. p. 21. 
  5. ^ Jones, Stuart (10 May 1984). "Burkinshaw has hope of happy farewell after Miller's goal". The Times. p. 21. 

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