Player #626

Appearances:

217

Starts:

189

Goals:

23

Seasons:

8

Paul Birch
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Paul Birch

Position

Midfielder

From

1983-84

To

1990-91

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Paul Birch

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Seasons

Age*

20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27

Division

D1
D1
D1
D1
D2
D1
D1
D1

Appearances

217
26
29
38
35
44
12
16
17

Starts

189
26
28
36
31
44
6
8
10

Substitute

28
0
1
2
4
0
6
8
7

Unused

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

23
2
3
4
4
7
0
3
0

*Age on opening day of the season

FAC: FA Cup; FL: Football League; D1: Division 1; D2: Division 2; D3: Division 3; PL: Premier League; CH: Championship

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Paul Birch

Birth Date

Tuesday, 20 November 1962

Birth Place

West Bromwich, Sandwell, West Midlands

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

Aston Villa Youth |

From

Transfer in

West Bromwich Albion

From

For

Free

On

Tuesday, 1 July 1980

Previous Clubs

Youth Team

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Wolverhampton Wanderers

For

£400,000

On

Friday, 1 February 1991

Subsequent Clubs

1991-96 Wolverhampton Wanderers, £405k |
1996 Preston North End (L) |
1996-97 Doncaster Rovers |
1997-98 Exeter City |
1998-00 Halesowen Town |

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Villa Career

Seasons Active, Fee, Starts (Sub) | Goals |

1983-91 Yth, 217 | 189 (28) | 23 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

Tony Barton |
Graham Turner |
Billy McNeill |
Graham Taylor |
Jozef Vengloš |

First Squad Appearance

Monday, 29 August 1983

Debut Appearance

Monday, 29 August 1983

Sunderland (h), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 25 February 1984

Final Appearance

Saturday, 19 January 1991

Coventry City (a), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 19 January 1991

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

(5 ft 8 in) 1.73 m

Foot

Right

International Team

Not selected

Died

2 February 2009, Aged 46

Paul Birch