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Paul Woolston
Paul Trophy.jpg
Rob Elliot, Paul Woolston and Karl Darlow with the Championship trophy
Personal information
Full name Paul Hudson Woolston
Date of birth 14 August 1998
Place of birth North Shields, England
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Manchester United
Youth career
2008–2010 Darlington
2010–2013 Sunderland
2013–2015 Newcastle United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2018 Newcastle United 0
2016–2017 Darlington (loan) 4
2016–2017 Blyth Spartans (loan) 37
2017–2018 South Shields (loan) 3
2018- Manchester United 0
National team
England U17 15
England U18 1
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Paul Woolston (born 14 August 1998) is an English professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for English club Manchester United F.C..[1]

Manchester United[edit]

In October 2018, Woolston signed for Manchester United F.C.[2]

Newcastle United[edit]

Woolston is a product of the Darlington F.C., Sunderland A.F.C. and Newcastle United academies.

Woolston made his youth team debut for Newcastle United at the age of 15, keeping a clean sheet.[3]

He was a member of Newcastle United's first team squad.[4]

In 2018, Woolston, a Sunderland fan, played for Newcastle U23s at the Stadium of Light, scoring a penalty in their shootout win over rivals Sunderland in the quarterfinal of the Premier League International Cup.[5]

Woolston made his professional debut in the 2017 EFL Trophy, playing for Newcastle United U21 against Crewe Alexandra.[6]


Woolston has also represented his national team in European and World Cup Finals playing for England u17 and u18 teams.[7]

Blyth Spartans[edit]

In the 2016–2017 season, Woolston made over 30 appearances during a loan spell with Blyth Spartans A.F.C..[8]

During this season, Blyth Spartans were crowned Champions of the Northern Premier League Premier Division and were promoted to the National League North.


  1. ^ "Paul Woolston". www.nufc.co.uk.
  2. ^ "Manchester United to Announce Paul Woolston signing in Coming Hours". Metro.co.uk. 2018-10-26.
  3. ^ "Newcastle Kids Stick Knife into David Moyes' Manchester United". www.themag.co.uk. 2014-03-27.
  4. ^ "Paul Woolston trains with Newcastle United First Team". www.hitc.com. 2018-03-09.
  5. ^ "Paul Woolston reacts after helping Newcastle beat his boyhood club Sunderland". The Shields Gazette.
  6. ^ "Crewe vs Newcastle United". www.skysports.com.
  8. ^ "On-loan Newcastle United goalkeeper lauded for 'outstanding' debut performance". The Evening Chronicle. 2016-11-07.

Category:1998 births Category:Living people Category:English footballers Category:Association football goalkeepers Category:Newcastle United F.C. players