Paul Watson Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: Paul Watson
  • Born: December 20th, 1990 (Edinburgh)
  • Height: 6' 1
  • Position: Central Defender
  • Signed: July 20th, 2018
  • First Manager: Csaba Laszlo
  • Career Totals: 12 appearances, 4 goals


Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
2018-19 11 (1) 4 1 0 58.3% 16.7% 25.0%
Totals: 11 (1) 4


 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 Cln = Clean Sheets | CtGR = Clean Sheets to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Recent First Team Starts
 30/11/18 Championship vs. Ayr Utd (H) 0 - 5
 20/11/18 Championship vs. Alloa Athletic (H) 4 - 2
 10/11/18 Championship vs. Ross County (A) 1 - 0
 13/10/18 Championship vs. Partick Thistle (A) 2 - 1
 06/10/18 Championship vs. Ayr Utd (A) 0 - 2

 Recent First Team Goals
 10/11/18 Championship vs. Ross County (A) 1 - 0
 01/09/18 Championship vs. Alloa Athletic (A) 1 - 1
 25/08/18 Championship vs. Partick Thistle (H) 3 - 1

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 10/11/18 Championship vs. Ross County (A)  1 - 0
 01/09/18 Championship vs. Alloa Athletic (A)  1 - 1
 25/08/18 Championship vs. Partick Thistle (H)  3 - 1
 25/08/18 Championship vs. Partick Thistle (H)  3 - 1

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 30/11/18 Championship vs. Ayr Utd (H)  0 - 5
 20/11/18 Championship vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  4 - 2
 10/11/18 Championship vs. Ross County (A)  1 - 0
 13/10/18 Championship vs. Partick Thistle (A)  2 - 1
 06/10/18 Championship vs. Ayr Utd (A)  0 - 2
 29/09/18 Championship vs. Ross County (H)  1 - 5
 22/09/18 Championship vs. Falkirk (A)  2 - 0
 15/09/18 Championship vs. Morton (H)  1 - 1
 01/09/18 Championship vs. Alloa Athletic (A)  1 - 1
 25/08/18 Championship vs. Partick Thistle (H)  3 - 1
 11/08/18 Championship vs. QOS (A)  2 - 1
 28/07/18 Group A - North vs. Elgin City (A)  4 - 0


Biography

A former youth with Hutchison Vale until the age of 16, Paul joined the youth ranks of Ipswich Town in 2006 and remained with the set up until the age of 19. His first professional contract was with Livingston under manager Gary Bollan and in his first season at Almondvale he helped the club climb two leagues in as many seasons, winning back to back titles in the Third and Second Divisions, signing a contract extension along the way before competing for two seasons in the First Division.

At the end of his deal in the summer of 2013, Paul signed for Raith Rovers where he remained for two seasons, competing in the Championship. At the end of his Raith deal, he signed up for two seasons with Falkirk in July 2015, helping the Bairns to back to back second place finishes in 2015-16 and 2016-17.

Following his release from Falkirk in July 2018, Paul was signed up on a two year deal at United.

Debut (as sub)

July 28th, 2018
Elgin City 0 - 4 Dundee United

League Cup (Group A - North)

Full Debut

August 11th, 2018
Queen of the South 1 - 2 Dundee United

League (Championship)


Timeline

  • Date of Birth

    Paul was born on this date in Edinburgh.

  • Signed For Dundee United

    A former youth with Hutchison Vale until the age of 16, Paul joined the youth ranks of Ipswich Town in 2006 and remained with the set up until the age of 19. His first professional contract was with Livingston under manager Gary Bollan and in his first season at Almondvale he helped the club climb two leagues in as many seasons, winning back to back titles in the Third and Second Divisions, signing a contract extension along the way before competing for two seasons in the First Division.

  • United finally got their first win of the season with a 4-0 victory over Elgin City at Borough Briggs in their final Betfred Cup group.

  • United got their third consecutive win with a convincing 3-1 victory over Partick Thistle at Tannadice.

  • United made it five games unbeaten under Robbie Neilson, as well as making a major statement in the Championship title race, with a hard fought 1-0 victory over promotion rivals Ross County at the Global Energy Stadium.

  • Last Appearance - Dundee United 0 - 5 Ayr Utd