Goalkeepers
Paul
Smyth
DOB
10th September 1997
Position
Centre Forward
Shirt Number
38
Home Shirt Sponsor
Discount Blinds
Away Shirt Sponsor
Sean Smyth
Player Notes
'Pacey and a real pain for defenders. Never gives up and when chances come, he knows where the net is. Stepped up to Swifts and has continued his goalscoring form.' - John Bailie - April 2015.

First team debut as a late sub in a 1-0 home win v Newington in the County Antrim Shield on Tuesday September 22, 2015.

Signed a professional contract on November 3, 2015 committing himself to the club until the end of the 2016/17 season.

1st goal in the 2–1 Boxing Day 2015 win at the Oval.

Signed a contract extension on January 20, 2016 committing himself to the club until May 2019.

Played for Northern Ireland under 19s in Holland in defeats (2-1) by Poland, (1-0) by Holland and (2-0) by Ukraine on March 24, 26 and 29, 2016.

1st Newtownabbey LSC Young Player of the Year - 2015/16

Joined up with the Northern Ireland squad for Euro 2016 in France on June 6, 2016 - to help boost the numbers in training sessions.

Scored for Northern Ireland under 21s in 1-1 draw away to Ukraine on October 7, 2016.

Ulster Young Player of the Year 2016/17

1st Newtownabbey LSC Young Player of the Year 2016/17

NIFWA Young player of the Year 2016/17

Bobby Braithwaite Memorial Young Player of the Year 2016/17

Goal of the Season award winner 2016/17 for his goal away to Glenavon on Nov. 5, 2016

Paul signed a 2 year contract with QPR on August 28, 2017.

He scored what turned out to be his last Linfield goal in a 4-0 win away to Dungannon Swifts on August 19, 2017.

He played what turned out to be his last Linfield game in a 1-0 win at home to Ballymena on August 26, 2017.

LINFIELD CAREER RECORD
(at end of 2017/18)


Played: 71 (including 12 as sub)

Goals: 17

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