Paul Edwards

Date of birth07 October 1947
Place of birthShaw
NationalityEnglish
PositionCentral defender

After six years at Old Trafford, Paul finally won his place in 1969. A tall, determined defender, but managerial changes affected his progress.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Manchester United 01 Feb 1965 01 Sep 1972
Oldham Athletic 01 Sep 1972 01 Aug 1978

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1969-70 Manchester United FA Cup 7
1969-70 Manchester United League Cup 2
1
1969-70 Manchester United League Division One 18
1
1970-71 Football League Inter League 1
1970-71 Manchester United FA Cup 1
1970-71 Manchester United League Cup 2
1970-71 Manchester United League Division One 29
1
1971-72 Manchester United FA Cup 2
1971-72 Manchester United League Division One 4
1972-73 Manchester United League Division One 1


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
19 Aug 1969 Everton v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
22 Nov 1969 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-1 League Division One
29 Nov 1969 Burnley v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
03 Dec 1969 Manchester City v Manchester United L 2-1 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
06 Dec 1969 Manchester United v Chelsea L 0-2 League Division One
17 Dec 1969 Manchester United v Manchester City D 2-2
Agg: 3-4
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
26 Dec 1969 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Division One
27 Dec 1969 Sunderland v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
03 Jan 1970 Ipswich Town v Manchester United W 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 1970 Manchester United v Arsenal W 2-1 League Division One
17 Jan 1970 West Ham United v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
24 Jan 1970 Manchester United v Manchester City W 3-0 FA Cup 4th round
26 Jan 1970 Manchester United v Leeds United D 2-2 League Division One
31 Jan 1970 Manchester United v Derby County W 1-0 League Division One
07 Feb 1970 Northampton Town v Manchester United W 2-8 FA Cup 5th round
10 Feb 1970 Ipswich Town v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
14 Feb 1970 Manchester United v Crystal Palace D 1-1 League Division One
21 Feb 1970 Middlesbrough v Manchester United D 1-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
28 Feb 1970 Stoke City v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
14 Mar 1970 Leeds United v Manchester United D 0-0 FA Cup Semi-final
17 Mar 1970 Manchester United v Burnley D 3-3 League Division One
21 Mar 1970 Chelsea v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
23 Mar 1970 Leeds United v Manchester United D 0-0 FA Cup Semi-final replay
26 Mar 1970 Leeds United v Manchester United L 1-0 FA Cup Semi-final 2nd replay
28 Mar 1970 Manchester United v Manchester City L 1-2 League Division One
30 Mar 1970 Manchester United v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
13 Apr 1970 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
15 Apr 1970 Manchester United v Sheffield Wednesday D 2-2 League Division One
15 Aug 1970 Manchester United v Leeds United L 0-1 League Division One
19 Aug 1970 Manchester United v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
22 Aug 1970 Arsenal v Manchester United L 4-0 League Division One
25 Aug 1970 Burnley v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
29 Aug 1970 Manchester United v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division One
02 Sep 1970 Manchester United v Everton W 2-0 League Division One
05 Sep 1970 Liverpool v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
09 Sep 1970 Aldershot v Manchester United W 1-3 League Cup 2nd round
12 Sep 1970 Manchester United v Coventry City W 2-0 League Division One
19 Sep 1970 Ipswich Town v Manchester United L 4-0 League Division One
10 Oct 1970 Manchester United v Crystal Palace L 0-1 League Division One
17 Oct 1970 Leeds United v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
24 Oct 1970 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion W 2-1 League Division One
28 Oct 1970 Manchester United v Chelsea W 2-1 League Cup 4th round
31 Oct 1970 Newcastle United v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
07 Nov 1970 Manchester United v Stoke City D 2-2 League Division One
05 Jan 1971 Middlesbrough v Manchester United L 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
09 Jan 1971 Chelsea v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
16 Jan 1971 Manchester United v Burnley D 1-1 League Division One
30 Jan 1971 Huddersfield Town v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
06 Feb 1971 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 League Division One
20 Feb 1971 Manchester United v Southampton W 5-1 League Division One
23 Feb 1971 Everton v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
27 Feb 1971 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 1-0 League Division One
06 Mar 1971 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United L 4-3 League Division One
13 Mar 1971 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest W 2-0 League Division One
20 Mar 1971 Stoke City v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
03 Apr 1971 West Ham United v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
10 Apr 1971 Manchester United v Derby County L 1-2 League Division One
12 Apr 1971 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-0 League Division One
13 Apr 1971 Coventry City v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
17 Apr 1971 Crystal Palace v Manchester United W 3-5 League Division One
19 Apr 1971 Manchester United v Liverpool L 0-2 League Division One
20 Nov 1971 Manchester United v Leicester City W 3-2 League Division One
01 Jan 1972 West Ham United v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
08 Jan 1972 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-3 League Division One
15 Jan 1972 Southampton v Manchester United D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
19 Jan 1972 Manchester United v Southampton W 4-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
22 Jan 1972 Manchester United v Chelsea L 0-1 League Division One
25 Nov 1972 Manchester United v Southampton W 2-1 League Division One


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1969-70 England Under-23
1
1970-71 England Under-23 2


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
08 Apr 1970 England v Bulgaria W 4-1 Under 23
14 Oct 1970 England v West Germany W 3-1 U23
11 Nov 1970 England v Sweden W 2-0 U23


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