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160 Birmingham City appearances: How’s former Blues man Paul Caddis getting on these days?

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Something of a pint sized full back, Paul Caddis has enjoyed an eventful playing career to date which has seen the 31-year-old ply his trade for some of England and Scotland’s most traditional and historical clubs. 

A versatile player who is capable of playing anywhere across midfield and in either full back position, Caddis initially started his career as a youngster for Celtic after growing up in Irvine, Scotland as a youngster.

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After breaking through from the Glasgow side’s academy, the winger come right back made his first team bow during the 2007/2008 season, making singular appearances in both the league and Champions League for the Hoops.

As seasons went by, Caddis slowly became frozen out of the first team set up due to the high level of competition for places and eventually bid farewell to Celtic Park in 2010 after also spending a period out on loan at Dundee United during his time with the Bhoys.

Upon leaving Scotland, Caddis went on to pitch up at Swindon Town in League One, a club in which he would go on to enjoy one of the more fruitful spells of his career in England, turning out for the Robins on over 90 occasions during what would be his first spell with the Wiltshire club.

The right back then moved on once more to Birmingham City, a club in which he made a lasting impact in what will be a moment that many a Blues fan will never forget.

With the Blues heading into the final day of the Championship season back in 2014 needing to avoid defeat in order to stay up, it was Caddis who rose up in the final moments of the game against Bolton Wanderers to head home a late equaliser to preserve the Midlands based club’s second tier status for another year.

During his time with the Blues, Caddis would go on to net an impressive 16 goals in 160 games for the St Andrew’s side, thus making him a firm favourtie with the club’s fanbase.

After leaving the Blues in the 2016/2017 season, Caddis went on to take in spells with Bury, Blackburn Rovers, Bradford City and now Swindon Town, with the defender making his return to the County Ground back in November 2019 after spending a short period as a free agent.


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