Paul was appointed manager of Kettering Town in October 2019, with the club at the foot of the Vanarama National League North, the former Poppy has a huge challenge ahead of him. A former Notts County and Halifax Town player he made 125 appearances for Kettering before spells at Ilkeston and Hucknall Town. He became a coach at Leek Town, before a string of success at mainly at Eastwood Town, Mansfield Town and Torquay United. He also managed at Barrow and Guiseley. A proven winner both as a player and manager Paul becomes the 59thmanager of the Poppies.