Paul Underwood

Date of birth16 August 1973
Place of birthWimbledon
NationalityEnglish
Weight80 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionDefender

Having previously played for Kingstonian, Molesey, Sutton United and Carshalton Athletic, Paul joined Rushden & Diamonds in the summer of 1997 from Enfield, having attracted the attention of a number of Football League clubs.

He became a regular England semi-professional international.

Paul's contract at Luton Town was extended to June 2009 in February 2007.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Enfield 01 Jul 1996 01 Jul 1997
Rushden and Diamonds 01 Jul 1997 25 Mar 2004
Luton Town 25 Mar 2004 01 Oct 2009

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1998-99 Rushden and Diamonds FA Cup 2
1
2000-01 Rushden and Diamonds FA Cup 1
2001-02 Rushden and Diamonds FA Cup 2
2001-02 Rushden and Diamonds LDV Vans Trophy 1
2001-02 Rushden and Diamonds League Cup 2
2001-02 Rushden and Diamonds League Division 3 40
2
2001-02 Rushden and Diamonds League Division 3 Play-Offs 3
2002-03 Rushden and Diamonds FA Cup 3
1
2002-03 Rushden and Diamonds League Cup 1
2002-03 Rushden and Diamonds League Division 3 40
1
4
2003-04 Luton Town League Division 2 1
2003-04 Rushden and Diamonds FA Cup 1
2003-04 Rushden and Diamonds LDV Vans Trophy 2
2003-04 Rushden and Diamonds League Cup 1
2003-04 Rushden and Diamonds League Division 2 30
4
2004-05 Luton Town FA Cup 3
2
2004-05 Luton Town League Cup 1
1
2004-05 Luton Town League One 37
4
2
2005-06 Luton Town FA Cup 1
2005-06 Luton Town League Championship 28
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
02 Jan 1999 Rushden and Diamonds v Leeds United D 0-0 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 1999 Leeds United v Rushden and Diamonds L 3-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
17 Nov 2000 Luton Town v Rushden and Diamonds L 1-0 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
11 Aug 2001 York City v Rushden and Diamonds W 0-1 League Division 3
16 Aug 2001 Rushden and Diamonds v Lincoln City D 0-0 League Division 3
21 Aug 2001 Burnley v Rushden and Diamonds W 2-3 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
25 Aug 2001 Macclesfield Town v Rushden and Diamonds D 0-0 League Division 3
27 Aug 2001 Rushden and Diamonds v Plymouth Argyle L 2-3 League Division 3
01 Sep 2001 Oxford United v Rushden and Diamonds L 3-2 League Division 3
08 Sep 2001 Rushden and Diamonds v Southend United L 0-1 League Division 3
11 Sep 2001 Crewe Alexandra v Rushden and Diamonds L 2-0 League Cup 2nd round
15 Sep 2001 Leyton Orient v Rushden and Diamonds L 2-1 League Division 3
22 Sep 2001 Rushden and Diamonds v Cheltenham Town W 1-0 League Division 3
05 Oct 2001 Rushden and Diamonds v Hartlepool United W 2-1 League Division 3
13 Oct 2001 Rochdale v Rushden and Diamonds D 0-0 League Division 3
16 Oct 2001 Cardiff City v Rushden and Diamonds L 7-1 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - southern section
20 Oct 2001 Rushden and Diamonds v Hull City D 3-3 League Division 3
23 Oct 2001 Shrewsbury Town v Rushden and Diamonds W 0-2 League Division 3
27 Oct 2001 Rushden and Diamonds v Mansfield Town W 3-1 League Division 3
10 Nov 2001 Rushden and Diamonds v Halifax Town W 2-1 League Division 3
17 Nov 2001 Worcester City v Rushden and Diamonds W 0-1 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
20 Nov 2001 Rushden and Diamonds v Scunthorpe United D 0-0 League Division 3
24 Nov 2001 Kidderminster Harriers v Rushden and Diamonds L 3-0 League Division 3
01 Dec 2001 Rushden and Diamonds v Bristol Rovers W 3-1 League Division 3
08 Dec 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Rushden and Diamonds L 2-1 FA Cup 2nd round
15 Dec 2001 Luton Town v Rushden and Diamonds L 1-0 League Division 3
22 Dec 2001 Rushden and Diamonds v Carlisle United W 3-1 League Division 3
26 Dec 2001 Southend United v Rushden and Diamonds L 4-2 League Division 3
29 Dec 2001 Plymouth Argyle v Rushden and Diamonds L 1-0 League Division 3
12 Jan 2002 Lincoln City v Rushden and Diamonds W 2-4 League Division 3
19 Jan 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v York City W 3-0 League Division 3
29 Jan 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Macclesfield Town W 2-0 League Division 3
02 Feb 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Darlington W 2-1 League Division 3
05 Feb 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Oxford United W 2-1 League Division 3
09 Feb 2002 Hull City v Rushden and Diamonds L 2-1 League Division 3
16 Feb 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Rochdale D 1-1 League Division 3
23 Feb 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Leyton Orient W 1-0 League Division 3
26 Feb 2002 Torquay United v Rushden and Diamonds D 1-1 League Division 3
02 Mar 2002 Cheltenham Town v Rushden and Diamonds D 1-1 League Division 3
05 Mar 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Exeter City W 2-1 League Division 3
09 Mar 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Luton Town L 1-2 League Division 3
16 Mar 2002 Bristol Rovers v Rushden and Diamonds W 0-3 League Division 3
23 Mar 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Shrewsbury Town W 3-0 League Division 3
30 Mar 2002 Mansfield Town v Rushden and Diamonds W 1-4 League Division 3
01 Apr 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Swansea City W 4-0 League Division 3
06 Apr 2002 Scunthorpe United v Rushden and Diamonds D 1-1 League Division 3
13 Apr 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Kidderminster Harriers L 0-2 League Division 3
20 Apr 2002 Halifax Town v Rushden and Diamonds W 2-4 League Division 3
27 Apr 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Rochdale D 2-2 League Division 3 Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
30 Apr 2002 Rochdale v Rushden and Diamonds W 1-2
Agg: 3-4
League Division 3 Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg
06 May 2002 Cheltenham Town v Rushden and Diamonds L 3-1 League Division 3 Play-Offs Final
10 Aug 2002 Swansea City v Rushden and Diamonds D 2-2 League Division 3
13 Aug 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Torquay United W 3-0 League Division 3
17 Aug 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Kidderminster Harriers W 3-1 League Division 3
24 Aug 2002 Shrewsbury Town v Rushden and Diamonds D 1-1 League Division 3
26 Aug 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Scunthorpe United W 2-0 League Division 3
31 Aug 2002 Cambridge United v Rushden and Diamonds L 4-1 League Division 3
07 Sep 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Southend United W 3-0 League Division 3
10 Sep 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Millwall W 0-0 (5-3) League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
14 Sep 2002 York City v Rushden and Diamonds D 0-0 League Division 3
17 Sep 2002 AFC Bournemouth v Rushden and Diamonds L 3-1 League Division 3
21 Sep 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Wrexham D 2-2 League Division 3
28 Sep 2002 Hartlepool United v Rushden and Diamonds W 1-2 League Division 3
12 Oct 2002 Exeter City v Rushden and Diamonds D 1-1 League Division 3
19 Oct 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Bury L 0-1 League Division 3
09 Nov 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Darlington W 2-0 League Division 3
16 Nov 2002 Kidderminster Harriers v Rushden and Diamonds D 2-2 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
23 Nov 2002 Lincoln City v Rushden and Diamonds W 1-2 League Division 3
26 Nov 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Kidderminster Harriers W 2-1 FA Cup 1st round replay
30 Nov 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Bristol Rovers W 2-1 League Division 3
07 Dec 2002 Exeter City v Rushden and Diamonds L 3-1 FA Cup 2nd round
14 Dec 2002 Macclesfield Town v Rushden and Diamonds W 0-1 League Division 3
21 Dec 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Carlisle United D 1-1 League Division 3
26 Dec 2002 Scunthorpe United v Rushden and Diamonds D 0-0 League Division 3
28 Dec 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Oxford United L 0-2 League Division 3
01 Jan 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Shrewsbury Town W 5-1 League Division 3
04 Jan 2003 Torquay United v Rushden and Diamonds D 1-1 League Division 3
11 Jan 2003 Kidderminster Harriers v Rushden and Diamonds W 0-2 League Division 3
18 Jan 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Cambridge United W 4-1 League Division 3
25 Jan 2003 Oxford United v Rushden and Diamonds L 3-0 League Division 3
01 Feb 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Swansea City D 1-1 League Division 3
08 Feb 2003 Darlington v Rushden and Diamonds D 2-2 League Division 3
22 Feb 2003 Southend United v Rushden and Diamonds L 2-1 League Division 3
01 Mar 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v York City W 2-1 League Division 3
04 Mar 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v AFC Bournemouth W 2-1 League Division 3
15 Mar 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Hull City W 4-2 League Division 3
18 Mar 2003 Bury v Rushden and Diamonds W 0-1 League Division 3
24 Mar 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Rochdale D 3-3 League Division 3
29 Mar 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Exeter City W 1-0 League Division 3
05 Apr 2003 Bristol Rovers v Rushden and Diamonds W 1-2 League Division 3
12 Apr 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Lincoln City W 1-0 League Division 3
19 Apr 2003 Carlisle United v Rushden and Diamonds W 1-2 League Division 3
21 Apr 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Macclesfield Town W 3-0 League Division 3
26 Apr 2003 Leyton Orient v Rushden and Diamonds D 0-0 League Division 3
03 May 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Hartlepool United D 1-1 League Division 3
09 Aug 2003 Luton Town v Rushden and Diamonds L 3-1 League Division 2
13 Aug 2003 West Ham United v Rushden and Diamonds L 3-1 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
16 Aug 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Plymouth Argyle W 2-1 League Division 2
23 Aug 2003 Tranmere Rovers v Rushden and Diamonds W 1-2 League Division 2
25 Aug 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Queens Park Rangers D 3-3 League Division 2
30 Aug 2003 Oldham Athletic v Rushden and Diamonds L 3-2 League Division 2
06 Sep 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Wycombe Wanderers W 2-0 League Division 2
13 Sep 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Brentford L 0-1 League Division 2
16 Sep 2003 Notts County v Rushden and Diamonds W 1-3 League Division 2
20 Sep 2003 AFC Bournemouth v Rushden and Diamonds L 2-1 League Division 2
27 Sep 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Stockport County D 2-2 League Division 2
30 Sep 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Brighton and Hove Albion L 1-3 League Division 2
04 Oct 2003 Barnsley v Rushden and Diamonds L 2-0 League Division 2
11 Oct 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Chesterfield W 2-1 League Division 2
15 Oct 2003 Oxford United v Rushden and Diamonds W 0-1 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - southern section
18 Oct 2003 Sheffield Wednesday v Rushden and Diamonds D 0-0 League Division 2
21 Oct 2003 Blackpool v Rushden and Diamonds W 2-3 League Division 2
25 Oct 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Wrexham L 2-3 League Division 2
01 Nov 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Grimsby Town W 3-1 League Division 2
04 Nov 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Luton Town L 1-2 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - southern section
08 Nov 2003 Swansea City v Rushden and Diamonds L 3-0 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
15 Nov 2003 Hartlepool United v Rushden and Diamonds L 2-1 League Division 2
22 Nov 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Colchester United W 4-0 League Division 2
29 Nov 2003 Port Vale v Rushden and Diamonds D 1-1 League Division 2
13 Dec 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Bristol City D 1-1 League Division 2
20 Dec 2003 Peterborough United v Rushden and Diamonds L 3-1 League Division 2
21 Feb 2004 Rushden and Diamonds v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-2 League Division 2
24 Feb 2004 Rushden and Diamonds v Tranmere Rovers W 2-1 League Division 2
28 Feb 2004 Wrexham v Rushden and Diamonds D 1-1 League Division 2
02 Mar 2004 Rushden and Diamonds v Blackpool D 0-0 League Division 2
06 Mar 2004 Rushden and Diamonds v Peterborough United L 0-1 League Division 2
12 Mar 2004 Bristol City v Rushden and Diamonds L 1-0 League Division 2
16 Mar 2004 Rushden and Diamonds v Notts County W 2-1 League Division 2
20 Mar 2004 Brentford v Rushden and Diamonds L 3-2 League Division 2


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
2000-01 England Semi-Pro 1


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
13 Feb 2001 England v Wales D 0-0 SEMI PRO


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