Paul Bignot

Born in Birmingham, Paul began his career with Crewe Alexandra working his way through their academy system to the first team for whom he made his debut in 2004. He made twenty one appearances for them over a three years and also had a six week loan spell with Kidderminster Harriers for whom he made three appearances. He joined Harriers permanently in the summer of 2007 and spent the best part of two seasons at Aggborough where he scored one goal on thirty four appearances as well as having a loan spell with Newport County where he scored once in twelve games.

He sent two seasons with the Welsh side as they climbed from what is now Vanarama South to Vanarama National playing one hundred and one games and scoring one goal. He collected numerous payer of the year awards whilst at County and in 2011 won and England ā€˜Cā€™ international cap. In the summer of 2011 he joined Blackpool on a two year deal but did not feature in their first team. He had a fourteen game loan spell at Plymouth Argyle during the 2011-12 season. In the summer of 2013 he joined Grimsby Town and over two seasons at Blundell Park he made thirty five fist team appearances, scoring once.

In the summer of 2015 he had a three month (nine game) spell with Icelandic side Keflavik. He made five appearances for Solihull Moors during the 2015-16 season and last season returned to Newport County where he made ten appearances. He joined Barrow in September 2017, making his debut as a substitute in the home game against Torquay United.


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