Paul Teather

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Paul Teather
Personal information
Date of birth (1977-12-26) December 26, 1977 (age 39)
Place of birth Rotherham, England
Playing position Defender or Midfielder
Youth career
1994–1996 Manchester United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2001 Manchester United 0 (0)
1997–1998 AFC Bournemouth (loan) 11 (0)
2002–2003 Northwich Victoria 7 (1)
Total 18 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Paul Teather (born 26 December 1977 in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England) is an English retired footballer who played in defence and midfield.


Teather started his footballing career after taking a place at Lilleshall school of sporting excellence aged 14. While there, he played for the England national team at under-15 level, receiving his first cap for representing his country in an international game.

He begin his career as an apprentice with Manchester United upon leaving school in 1994, and turned professional in 1996. He remained at the club until being released on a free transfer in 2001.

In 1997–98, he was loaned out to Division Two side AFC Bournemouth, but his spell at Dean Court was curtailed by a triple cheekbone fracture.

After leaving Old Trafford, Teather had a spell with Northwich Victoria in the Nationwide Conference.

After football[edit]

Following his retirement from playing, Teather graduated from the University of Salford with a physiotherapy degree [1] and now works as physiotherapist. He started his new career with the Sheffield United first team, and now works for the Sheffield Steelers.


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