Paul Ramsey (footballer)

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Paul Ramsey
Personal information
Full name Paul Christopher Ramsey
Date of birth (1962-09-03) 3 September 1962 (age 57)
Place of birth Derry, Northern Ireland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1991 Leicester City 290 (13)
1991–1993 Cardiff City 69 (7)
1993–1995 St Johnstone 22 (0)
1994 Cardiff City (loan) 11 (0)
1995 Barry Town 3 (0)
1995–1996 Torquay United 18 (0)
1997–1998 KPV 27 (0)
Total 413 (10)
National team
1983–1989 Northern Ireland 14 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Paul Christopher Ramsey (born 3 September 1962 in Derry, Northern Ireland) is a former professional footballer and Northern Ireland international who played in a defensive midfield role. He featured for Northern Ireland in the 1986 FIFA World Cup.


Ramsey, who measured 5' 10" in height, began his playing career at Derry City F.C.. He later went on to play for Leicester City and made 14 international appearances for Northern Ireland between 1983 and 1989,[1] as well as being chosen for the country's 1986 World Cup squad.[2] In his younger days, he had won 4 schoolboy caps.

Ramsey moved to Cardiff City in August 1991, where he was appointed captain. During his last season at Cardiff, they managed to win the Third Division title.

Other former clubs of Ramsey's include St Johnstone, Telford United, Torqauy United, Merthyr Tydfil, KPV, Rothwell Town, Grantham Town and King's Lynn.[3]


Cardiff City


  1. ^ "(Northern) Ireland - International Results 1980-1989 - Details". Retrieved 2010-01-22.
  2. ^ "1986 FIFA world cup Mexico - Northern Ireland". Retrieved 2010-01-22.
  3. ^ "Paul Ramsey". Retrieved 2010-01-22.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Cardiff City captain
Succeeded by
Jason Perry