Paul McLaren

Date of birth17 November 1976
Place of birthHigh Wycombe
NationalityEnglish
Weight84 kg
Height1.83 m
PositionMidfielder

McLaren made some 200 appearances for Luton Town after joining them from trainee.

He was released at the end of the 2000-01 season and joined Sheffield Wednesday on a Bosman free.

McLaren joined Rotherham United in July 2004 with a two-year contract.

He joined Tranmere Rovers in July 2006 in a two-year deal.

McLaren joined Bradford City in July 2008 with a two-year contract before returning to Tranmere Rovers in July 2009 in a two-year deal that was cancelled in November 2010.

He joined Oxford United in December 2010 with a contract to June 2011.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Luton Town 05 Jan 1994 08 Jun 2001
Sheffield Wednesday 08 Jun 2001 30 Jun 2004
Rotherham United 29 Jul 2004 30 Jun 2006
Tranmere Rovers 03 Jul 2006 30 Jun 2008
Bradford City 03 Jul 2008 10 Jul 2009
Tranmere Rovers 10 Jul 2009 26 Nov 2010
Oxford United 31 Dec 2010 30 Jun 2012

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1997-98 Luton Town League Cup 2
1998-99 Luton Town FA Cup 1
1998-99 Luton Town League Cup
1
2000-01 Luton Town FA Cup 3
1
2000-01 Luton Town LDV Vans Trophy 1
2000-01 Luton Town League Cup 4
1
2000-01 Luton Town League Division 2 35
2
5
2001-02 Sheffield Wednesday FA Cup 1
2001-02 Sheffield Wednesday League Cup 5
1
1
1
2001-02 Sheffield Wednesday League Division 1 29
6
2
8
1
2002-03 Sheffield Wednesday League Cup 1
2002-03 Sheffield Wednesday League Division 1 31
5
4
5
2003-04 Sheffield Wednesday FA Cup 1
2003-04 Sheffield Wednesday LDV Vans Trophy 1
2003-04 Sheffield Wednesday League Division 2 23
2
2
4
2004-05 Rotherham United FA Cup 1
2004-05 Rotherham United League Championship 32
1
1
5
2005-06 Rotherham United FA Cup 1
2
2005-06 Rotherham United LDV Vans Trophy 1
2005-06 Rotherham United League Cup 2
2005-06 Rotherham United League One 35
4
3
6
1
2006-07 Tranmere Rovers FA Cup 2
2006-07 Tranmere Rovers League One 42
1
7
2007-08 Tranmere Rovers FA Cup 4
1
2007-08 Tranmere Rovers League Cup 1
2007-08 Tranmere Rovers League One 43
4
9
2008-09 Bradford City FA Cup 1
2008-09 Bradford City Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2008-09 Bradford City League Cup 1
2008-09 Bradford City League Two 32
2
3
4
2009-10 Tranmere Rovers FA Cup 2
1
2009-10 Tranmere Rovers League Cup 2
1
2009-10 Tranmere Rovers League One 36
2
10
2010-11 Oxford United League Two 24
1
5
2010-11 Tranmere Rovers League Cup 2
2010-11 Tranmere Rovers League One 6
2011-12 Oxford United FA Cup 1
2011-12 Oxford United Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
1
2011-12 Oxford United League Two 16
2
1
2


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
16 Sep 1997 Luton Town v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
23 Sep 1997 West Bromwich Albion v Luton Town L 4-2
Agg: 5-3
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
01 Dec 1998 Sunderland v Luton Town L 3-0 League Cup Quarter-final
05 Dec 1998 Luton Town v Hull City L 1-2 FA Cup 2nd round
12 Aug 2000 Luton Town v Notts County L 0-1 League Division 2
19 Aug 2000 Wigan Athletic v Luton Town L 2-1 League Division 2
22 Aug 2000 Luton Town v Peterborough United D 0-0 League Cup 1st round 1st leg
26 Aug 2000 Luton Town v AFC Bournemouth W 1-0 League Division 2
28 Aug 2000 Wycombe Wanderers v Luton Town D 1-1 League Division 2
02 Sep 2000 Rotherham United v Luton Town D 1-1 League Division 2
05 Sep 2000 Peterborough United v Luton Town D 2-2
Agg: 2-2
League Cup 1st round 2nd leg
09 Sep 2000 Luton Town v Northampton Town L 0-2 League Division 2
12 Sep 2000 Luton Town v Walsall D 0-0 League Division 2
16 Sep 2000 Swansea City v Luton Town L 4-0 League Division 2
19 Sep 2000 Sunderland v Luton Town L 3-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
26 Sep 2000 Luton Town v Sunderland L 1-2
Agg: 1-5
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
30 Sep 2000 Bristol Rovers v Luton Town D 3-3 League Division 2
08 Oct 2000 Luton Town v Millwall L 0-1 League Division 2
13 Oct 2000 Cambridge United v Luton Town L 2-1 League Division 2
21 Oct 2000 Luton Town v Brentford W 3-1 League Division 2
28 Oct 2000 Luton Town v Wrexham L 3-4 League Division 2
04 Nov 2000 Bury v Luton Town D 1-1 League Division 2
11 Nov 2000 Luton Town v Bristol City L 0-3 League Division 2
17 Nov 2000 Luton Town v Rushden and Diamonds W 1-0 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
25 Nov 2000 Port Vale v Luton Town L 3-0 League Division 2
02 Dec 2000 Stoke City v Luton Town W 1-3 League Division 2
05 Dec 2000 Peterborough United v Luton Town L 1-0 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - southern section
09 Dec 2000 Darlington v Luton Town D 0-0 FA Cup 2nd round
16 Dec 2000 Luton Town v Colchester United L 0-3 League Division 2
19 Dec 2000 Luton Town v Darlington W 2-0 FA Cup 2nd round replay
23 Dec 2000 Reading v Luton Town L 4-1 League Division 2
24 Feb 2001 Swindon Town v Luton Town W 1-3 League Division 2
03 Mar 2001 Luton Town v Bristol Rovers D 0-0 League Division 2
06 Mar 2001 Luton Town v Cambridge United W 1-0 League Division 2
10 Mar 2001 Millwall v Luton Town L 1-0 League Division 2
27 Mar 2001 Peterborough United v Luton Town D 1-1 League Division 2
31 Mar 2001 Colchester United v Luton Town L 3-1 League Division 2
03 Apr 2001 Luton Town v Reading D 1-1 League Division 2
07 Apr 2001 Luton Town v Stoke City L 1-2 League Division 2
10 Apr 2001 Luton Town v Oxford United D 1-1 League Division 2
14 Apr 2001 Luton Town v Oldham Athletic D 0-0 League Division 2
16 Apr 2001 Wrexham v Luton Town L 3-1 League Division 2
21 Apr 2001 Luton Town v Bury L 1-2 League Division 2
24 Apr 2001 Luton Town v Rotherham United L 0-1 League Division 2
28 Apr 2001 Bristol City v Luton Town L 3-1 League Division 2
03 May 2001 Brentford v Luton Town D 2-2 League Division 2
05 May 2001 Luton Town v Port Vale D 1-1 League Division 2


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