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Paul Reaney

Paul Reaney

Clubs played for: Leeds United, Bradford City, (1962-1979).

Born: 1944

Birthplace: Fulham, London

Position: Right-back

Biography: Now lives near Knaresborough and ran coaching courses for the World in Sport organisation as well as being a partner in the Classic Portrait Company, can now be found in the half term holidays running coaching sessions for kids at Potters Leisure Resort, Norfolk.




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Reaney, Paul I was 5 years old when we left Kingsway in Garforth, Leeds. We’d lived in a semi-detached bungalow lower down the street. Paul and his family (2 daughters I think), probably a little older than me, lived at the top of the cul-de-sac. I remember escaping our garden having been called for lunch and popping up the street to play with Paul’s children instead. I was made very welcome, though I don’t remember Paul being at home. My Dad was enormously proud to be a neighbour. Ironically for the last 23 years I have been living in the former home of Grenville Hair (whom Paul replaced) also Leeds United.
19-06-22 Wendy Fryer

Reaney, Paul Hi Paul. Please can contact me ASAP please. My mum has worked for you many years ago. Regards Mike Braham
27-11-21 Mike Braham

Reaney, Paul Hi Paul, I used to babysit for you when you lived at Copgrove. We lived at the old rectory just round the corner.
14-10-21 Jan Blackwell

Reaney, Paul Had a very happy lunch with Paul at Butlins Grand Hotel back in the 80s, I worked there, Paul came to coach the kids, unfortunately or fortunately for me there were no kids, a great memory for me, such a lovely person.
22-09-21 Rob

Reaney, Paul Hi Paul I remember your header off the line when we won FA cup. Best wishes to Peter Lorimer as well as you.
27-02-21 Dave

Reaney, Paul We met you Paul think it was 1991 you were coaching for Haven holidays. I've a photo of you with my 2 boys x
14-01-21 Linda Borrowdale

Reaney, Paul Hi Paul. I saw you play for Leeds United many years ago. Hope you are keeping well.Regards. Jonathan Davies
09-01-21 Jonathan Davies

Reaney, Paul Paul's a funny sarcastic guy. Always has a smile on his face. Always polite and friendly. Used serve him in the Garden Restaurant and he was always a pleasure to serve. He was always early in as well which was a bonus lol
22-11-20 Josh

Reaney, Paul Saw Paul play for Leeds. My favourite player. Named my dog after him.
09-09-20 Derek balding

Paul Reaney Paul heard you today on radio Leeds taking about Norman. Your words summed up everything about Leeds United team and fans . 59 years old and tears streaming down my face remembering the greatest football team . Met you at Bingley this year stay safe Paul . Marching on together . Damon
04-09-20 Damon Nicholls

Reaney, Paul Best fullback in British football mid to late 60s thru the 70s and first black footballer to play for England I am a proud Leeds United fan who had the privilege to see him live in his pomp happy birthday Mr Paul Reaney
01-09-20 John Obrien

Reaney, Paul Hi Paul, not sure if you will get this so very sorry to hear the sad news of your friend Norman Hunter, we met him a couple of years ago in Potters my boys were over the moon to have their photographs taken with him and speak with him, so very sorry
31-08-20 Julie Russell

Reaney, Paul Hi Paul.....met you during the 1986 season at Pontins, Wick Ferry, Christchurch, where I worked as a receptionist and you coached kids most weeks. What a season that was!! Hope you are well, love to catch up sometime.
24-08-20 Jackie

robert whenman thank u 2000 he was at butlins bonor and coach my boys and like to thank him cause they played good staned of football thanks to you
24-08-20 robert whenman

Jill Taylor I remember Paul Reaney taking coaching at Pontins Brean Sands in 2000. Fun times.
20-08-20 Jilly T

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