Paul Connolly

Date of birth29 September 1983
Place of birthLiverpool
NationalityEnglish
Weight74 kg
Height1.83 m
PositionDefender/Right back

Paul made his Football League debut for Plymouth Argyle in the final game of the 2000-01 season when he came off the subs bench to replace David Friio for the last twenty minutes of the game against Rochdale.

He then proceeded to give an accomplished performance at right back helping the Argyle defence to secure a clean sheet.

Paul's contract at Plymouth was extended to June 2007 in April 2004, then to June 2008 in November 2006.

He joined Leeds United in July 2010 with a three-year contract but was made available for transfer in May 2012.

Paul joined Millwall in September 2013 with a contract to January 2014.

He joined Crawley Town in February 2014 with a contract to June 2014.

Paul joined Luton Town in July 2014 with a one-year contract.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Plymouth Argyle League Division 3
1
2002-03 Plymouth Argyle LDV Vans Trophy 1
2002-03 Plymouth Argyle League Division 2 2
1
2003-04 Plymouth Argyle League Division 2 28
1
5
2004-05 Plymouth Argyle FA Cup 1
1
2004-05 Plymouth Argyle League Championship 19
3
1
2005-06 Plymouth Argyle Carling Cup 1
2005-06 Plymouth Argyle FA Cup 1
2005-06 Plymouth Argyle League Championship 27
4
6
1
2006-07 Plymouth Argyle Carling Cup 1
2006-07 Plymouth Argyle FA Cup 5
1
1
2006-07 Plymouth Argyle League Championship 38
6
2007-08 Plymouth Argyle Carling Cup 3
1
2007-08 Plymouth Argyle FA Cup 2
2007-08 Plymouth Argyle League Championship 42
1
6
2008-09 Derby County Carling Cup 6
1
2008-09 Derby County FA Cup 3
2
2008-09 Derby County League Championship 39
1
1
6
2009-10 Derby County Carling Cup 1
1
2009-10 Derby County FA Cup 1
2009-10 Derby County League Championship 17
4
5
2009-10 Sheffield United League Championship 7
1
1
2010-11 Leeds United Carling Cup 2
2010-11 Leeds United FA Cup 2
2010-11 Leeds United League Championship 30
10
2011-12 Leeds United Carling Cup 2
2011-12 Leeds United League Championship 23
5
6
1
2012-13 Portsmouth Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2012-13 Portsmouth League One 4
2
2012-13 Preston North End League One 14
1
4
2013-14 Crawley Town League One 5
2
1
2013-14 Millwall League Championship 3
1
2014-15 Luton Town Capital One Cup 1
2014-15 Luton Town League Two 4
3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
05 May 2001 Plymouth Argyle v Rochdale D 0-0 League Division 3
22 Oct 2002 Chester City v Plymouth Argyle W 1-2 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - southern section
22 Mar 2003 Plymouth Argyle v Brentford W 3-0 League Division 2
26 Apr 2003 Northampton Town v Plymouth Argyle D 2-2 League Division 2
30 Aug 2003 Plymouth Argyle v Brighton and Hove Albion D 3-3 League Division 2
06 Sep 2003 Brentford v Plymouth Argyle W 1-3 League Division 2
22 Nov 2003 Plymouth Argyle v Hartlepool United W 2-0 League Division 2
29 Nov 2003 Colchester United v Plymouth Argyle W 0-2 League Division 2
13 Dec 2003 Swindon Town v Plymouth Argyle W 2-3 League Division 2
20 Dec 2003 Plymouth Argyle v Notts County W 3-0 League Division 2
26 Dec 2003 AFC Bournemouth v Plymouth Argyle W 0-2 League Division 2
28 Dec 2003 Plymouth Argyle v Brentford W 2-0 League Division 2
03 Jan 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Chesterfield W 7-0 League Division 2
10 Jan 2004 Grimsby Town v Plymouth Argyle D 0-0 League Division 2
17 Jan 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Rushden and Diamonds W 3-0 League Division 2
24 Jan 2004 Stockport County v Plymouth Argyle W 0-2 League Division 2
31 Jan 2004 Brighton and Hove Albion v Plymouth Argyle L 2-1 League Division 2
07 Feb 2004 Plymouth Argyle v AFC Bournemouth D 0-0 League Division 2
17 Feb 2004 Tranmere Rovers v Plymouth Argyle L 3-0 League Division 2
21 Feb 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Port Vale W 2-1 League Division 2
28 Feb 2004 Blackpool v Plymouth Argyle W 0-1 League Division 2
02 Mar 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 League Division 2
06 Mar 2004 Notts County v Plymouth Argyle D 0-0 League Division 2
13 Mar 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Swindon Town W 2-1 League Division 2
16 Mar 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Peterborough United W 2-0 League Division 2
20 Mar 2004 Luton Town v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League Division 2
27 Mar 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Wrexham D 0-0 League Division 2
03 Apr 2004 Barnsley v Plymouth Argyle L 1-0 League Division 2
10 Apr 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Wycombe Wanderers W 2-1 League Division 2
13 Apr 2004 Bristol City v Plymouth Argyle L 1-0 League Division 2
17 Apr 2004 Oldham Athletic v Plymouth Argyle L 4-1 League Division 2
24 Apr 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Queens Park Rangers W 2-0 League Division 2
08 May 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Colchester United W 2-0 League Division 2
14 Sep 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Leeds United L 0-1 League Championship
18 Sep 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-2 League Championship
25 Sep 2004 Ipswich Town v Plymouth Argyle L 3-2 League Championship
28 Sep 2004 Preston North End v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League Championship
02 Oct 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Gillingham W 2-1 League Championship
16 Oct 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Wigan Athletic L 1-2 League Championship
26 Dec 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 League Championship
28 Dec 2004 Leeds United v Plymouth Argyle L 2-1 League Championship
01 Jan 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League Championship
03 Jan 2005 Plymouth Argyle v Ipswich Town L 1-2 League Championship
08 Jan 2005 Plymouth Argyle v Everton L 1-3 FA Cup 3rd round
15 Jan 2005 Gillingham v Plymouth Argyle L 1-0 League Championship
22 Feb 2005 Plymouth Argyle v Sheffield United W 3-0 League Championship
26 Feb 2005 Plymouth Argyle v Crewe Alexandra W 3-0 League Championship
05 Mar 2005 Derby County v Plymouth Argyle L 1-0 League Championship
12 Mar 2005 Plymouth Argyle v Brighton and Hove Albion W 5-1 League Championship
15 Mar 2005 Sunderland v Plymouth Argyle L 5-1 League Championship
20 Mar 2005 Millwall v Plymouth Argyle L 3-0 League Championship
02 Apr 2005 Plymouth Argyle v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Championship
05 Apr 2005 Plymouth Argyle v Watford W 1-0 League Championship
13 Aug 2005 Plymouth Argyle v Derby County L 0-2 League Championship
23 Aug 2005 Plymouth Argyle v Peterborough United W 2-1 Carling Cup 1st round
27 Aug 2005 Plymouth Argyle v Hull City L 0-1 League Championship
15 Oct 2005 Plymouth Argyle v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Championship
18 Oct 2005 Queens Park Rangers v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League Championship
22 Oct 2005 Luton Town v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League Championship
30 Oct 2005 Plymouth Argyle v Millwall D 0-0 League Championship
05 Nov 2005 Ipswich Town v Plymouth Argyle L 3-1 League Championship
19 Nov 2005 Plymouth Argyle v Queens Park Rangers W 3-1 League Championship
22 Nov 2005 Sheffield Wednesday v Plymouth Argyle D 0-0 League Championship
03 Dec 2005 Coventry City v Plymouth Argyle L 3-1 League Championship
10 Dec 2005 Watford v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League Championship
17 Dec 2005 Plymouth Argyle v Crystal Palace W 2-0 League Championship
31 Dec 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League Championship
02 Jan 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Leeds United L 0-3 League Championship
07 Jan 2006 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Plymouth Argyle L 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Norwich City D 1-1 League Championship
31 Jan 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Southampton W 2-1 League Championship
04 Feb 2006 Burnley v Plymouth Argyle L 1-0 League Championship
11 Feb 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Sheffield United D 0-0 League Championship
14 Feb 2006 Stoke City v Plymouth Argyle D 0-0 League Championship
18 Feb 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Coventry City W 3-1 League Championship
25 Feb 2006 Derby County v Plymouth Argyle L 1-0 League Championship
07 Mar 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Preston North End D 0-0 League Championship
11 Mar 2006 Hull City v Plymouth Argyle L 1-0 League Championship
18 Mar 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Cardiff City L 0-1 League Championship
25 Mar 2006 Preston North End v Plymouth Argyle D 0-0 League Championship
01 Apr 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-0 League Championship
08 Apr 2006 Leeds United v Plymouth Argyle D 0-0 League Championship
15 Apr 2006 Millwall v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League Championship
17 Apr 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Luton Town L 1-2 League Championship
22 Apr 2006 Leicester City v Plymouth Argyle L 1-0 League Championship
30 Apr 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Ipswich Town W 2-1 League Championship
05 Aug 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Championship
08 Aug 2006 Colchester United v Plymouth Argyle W 0-1 League Championship
12 Aug 2006 Sunderland v Plymouth Argyle W 2-3 League Championship
19 Aug 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-2 League Championship
22 Aug 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Walsall L 0-1 Carling Cup 1st round
26 Aug 2006 Stoke City v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League Championship
09 Sep 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 League Championship
23 Sep 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Norwich City W 3-1 League Championship
30 Sep 2006 Coventry City v Plymouth Argyle W 0-1 League Championship
15 Oct 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Derby County W 3-1 League Championship
17 Oct 2006 Barnsley v Plymouth Argyle D 2-2 League Championship
21 Oct 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Burnley D 0-0 League Championship
28 Oct 2006 Crystal Palace v Plymouth Argyle W 0-1 League Championship
31 Oct 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Ipswich Town D 1-1 League Championship
04 Nov 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Birmingham City L 0-1 League Championship
11 Nov 2006 Leicester City v Plymouth Argyle D 2-2 League Championship
18 Nov 2006 Southend United v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League Championship
25 Nov 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Leeds United L 1-2 League Championship
28 Nov 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Luton Town W 1-0 League Championship
26 Dec 2006 Cardiff City v Plymouth Argyle D 2-2 League Championship
30 Dec 2006 Derby County v Plymouth Argyle L 1-0 League Championship
06 Jan 2007 Peterborough United v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Peterborough United W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
22 Jan 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Coventry City W 3-2 League Championship
27 Jan 2007 Barnet v Plymouth Argyle W 0-2 FA Cup 4th round
31 Jan 2007 West Bromwich Albion v Plymouth Argyle L 2-1 League Championship
03 Feb 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Plymouth Argyle D 2-2 League Championship
10 Feb 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Sunderland L 0-2 League Championship
17 Feb 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Derby County W 2-0 FA Cup 5th round
20 Feb 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Colchester United W 3-0 League Championship
24 Feb 2007 Queens Park Rangers v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League Championship
03 Mar 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Stoke City D 1-1 League Championship
06 Mar 2007 Sheffield Wednesday v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League Championship
11 Mar 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Watford L 0-1 FA Cup 6th round
14 Mar 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Barnsley L 2-4 League Championship
17 Mar 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Crystal Palace W 1-0 League Championship
31 Mar 2007 Ipswich Town v Plymouth Argyle L 3-0 League Championship
03 Apr 2007 Burnley v Plymouth Argyle L 4-0 League Championship
07 Apr 2007 Leeds United v Plymouth Argyle L 2-1 League Championship
09 Apr 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Leicester City W 3-0 League Championship
14 Apr 2007 Luton Town v Plymouth Argyle W 1-2 League Championship
21 Apr 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Southend United W 2-1 League Championship
28 Apr 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Preston North End W 2-0 League Championship
06 May 2007 Hull City v Plymouth Argyle W 1-2 League Championship
11 Aug 2007 Hull City v Plymouth Argyle W 2-3 League Championship
14 Aug 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Wycombe Wanderers W 2-1 Carling Cup 1st round
18 Aug 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Ipswich Town D 1-1 League Championship
25 Aug 2007 Barnsley v Plymouth Argyle L 3-2 League Championship
28 Aug 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Doncaster Rovers W 2-0 Carling Cup 2nd round
01 Sep 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Leicester City D 0-0 League Championship
15 Sep 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Cardiff City D 2-2 League Championship
18 Sep 2007 Queens Park Rangers v Plymouth Argyle W 0-2 League Championship
22 Sep 2007 Stoke City v Plymouth Argyle L 3-2 League Championship
26 Sep 2007 West Ham United v Plymouth Argyle L 1-0 Carling Cup 3rd round
29 Sep 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Championship
02 Oct 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Crystal Palace W 1-0 League Championship
06 Oct 2007 Blackpool v Plymouth Argyle D 0-0 League Championship
20 Oct 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Coventry City W 1-0 League Championship
23 Oct 2007 Charlton Athletic v Plymouth Argyle W 1-2 League Championship
27 Oct 2007 Preston North End v Plymouth Argyle L 2-0 League Championship
03 Nov 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-2 League Championship
06 Nov 2007 Colchester United v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League Championship
10 Nov 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Norwich City W 3-0 League Championship
24 Nov 2007 Sheffield United v Plymouth Argyle W 0-1 League Championship
28 Nov 2007 Plymouth Argyle v West Bromwich Albion L 1-2 League Championship
01 Dec 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Scunthorpe United W 3-0 League Championship
04 Dec 2007 Norwich City v Plymouth Argyle L 2-1 League Championship
08 Dec 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Bristol City D 1-1 League Championship
26 Dec 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 League Championship
29 Dec 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Stoke City D 2-2 League Championship
01 Jan 2008 Cardiff City v Plymouth Argyle L 1-0 League Championship
05 Jan 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Hull City W 3-2 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 2008 Burnley v Plymouth Argyle L 1-0 League Championship
19 Jan 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Southampton D 1-1 League Championship
26 Jan 2008 Portsmouth v Plymouth Argyle L 2-1 FA Cup 4th round
29 Jan 2008 Ipswich Town v Plymouth Argyle D 0-0 League Championship
02 Feb 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Hull City L 0-1 League Championship
09 Feb 2008 Leicester City v Plymouth Argyle W 0-1 League Championship
12 Feb 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Barnsley W 3-0 League Championship
19 Feb 2008 Southampton v Plymouth Argyle W 0-2 League Championship
23 Feb 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Burnley W 3-1 League Championship
01 Mar 2008 West Bromwich Albion v Plymouth Argyle L 3-0 League Championship
04 Mar 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Colchester United W 4-1 League Championship
08 Mar 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Sheffield United L 0-1 League Championship
11 Mar 2008 Scunthorpe United v Plymouth Argyle L 1-0 League Championship
15 Mar 2008 Bristol City v Plymouth Argyle W 1-2 League Championship
22 Mar 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Watford D 1-1 League Championship
29 Mar 2008 Coventry City v Plymouth Argyle L 3-1 League Championship
05 Apr 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Charlton Athletic L 1-2 League Championship
14 Apr 2008 Sheffield Wednesday v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League Championship
19 Apr 2008 Plymouth Argyle v Preston North End D 2-2 League Championship


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Plymouth Argyle 23 Jul 2002 30 Jun 2008
Derby County 02 Aug 2008 30 Jun 2010
Sheffield United 16 Mar 2010 19 Apr 2010 L
Leeds United 01 Jul 2010 30 Jun 2013
Portsmouth 18 Aug 2012 18 Sep 2012 L
Preston North End 15 Jan 2013 31 May 2013 L
Millwall 12 Sep 2013 05 Jan 2014
Crawley Town 18 Feb 2014 30 Jun 2014
Luton Town 05 Jul 2014

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
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Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.