Date of birth
Central defender who joined the Dons Academy in summer 2015 after not being offered a scholarship by Brentford, where he had been playing as a striker.
He made his first-team debut as a substitute in an EFL Trophy game against Barnet in August 2017, and spent a month on loan at Tonbridge Angels the following spring. Named captain of the Dons’ U23s for the start of the 2018/19 season, he broke into the first team in January and made 19 appearances in all. He signed a new contract the following June.
Having impressed Neal Ardley with his accomplished centre-back performances during the club's run to the last-16 of the FA Youth Cup, Paul signed his first professional contract in February 2016.