Paul Haigh

Defender, Football player

1958 –


Who is Paul Haigh?

Paul Haigh is an English former football defender.

Haigh started his career at Hull City, where he made 180 league appearances. He also represented England under-21's during his spell with the club. In 1980, he moved on to Carlisle United, making over 200 appearances before being released in 1987. He signed for Hartlepool United, and made a total of 63 first-team appearances for the club.

In the middle of the 1988–89 season he broke two bones in his back, caused by a heavy landing in an FA Cup match against Wigan Athletic, forcing him to retire from football at the age of 30. He now works as a financial advisor.

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May 4, 1958
Scarborough, North Yorkshire
  • England
Lived in
  • Scarborough, North Yorkshire

on July 23, 2013


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