Paul Read (footballer)

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Paul Read
Personal information
Date of birth (1973-09-25) 25 September 1973 (age 41)
Place of birth Harlow, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1991–1995 Arsenal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1997 Arsenal 0 (0)
1995 Leyton Orient (loan) 11 (0)
1995 Southend United (loan) 4 (1)
1997–1999 Wycombe Wanderers 59 (9)
1999 Östersunds FK
1999–2000 Luton Town 0 (0)
2000–2002 Exeter City 26 (1)
Total 100 (11)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

Paul Read (born 25 September 1973) is a retired English professional footballer who made 100 league appearances in English football.

Career[edit]

Born in Harlow, Read began his career as an apprentice at Arsenal,[1] but he never made a league appearance for the Gunners.[2] While at Arsenal, Read spent loan spells at Leyton Orient and Southend United.[3] [4] After leaving Arsenal in 1997, Read signed for Wycombe Wanderers, and made 59 league appearances.[5] He left Wycombe in 1999, and spent a season in Sweden with Östersunds FK, before returning to England with Luton Town, where he made one Football League Trophy appearance.[6] Read then signed for Exeter City, making 26 league appearances.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Arsenal trainees, from about 1994". Arseweb. Retrieved 25 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "ARSENAL : 1946/47 - 2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 25 March 2009. 
  3. ^ "LEYTON ORIENT : 1946/47 - 2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 25 March 2009. 
  4. ^ "SOUTHEND UNITED : 1946/47 - 2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 25 March 2009. 
  5. ^ "WYCOMBE WANDERERS : 1993/94 - 2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 25 March 2009. 
  6. ^ Paul Read career statistics at Soccerbase
  7. ^ "EXETER CITY : 1946/47 - 2002/03". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 25 March 2009.