Today, Paul West has accepted the permanent position of First Team Manager at Evesham United. After applying for the job, the position was discussed at a committee meeting on Monday where it was decided to give him another opportunity as Manager. He will also continue in his Youth Development role at the club.
Paul had a four year career in the Football League with Port Vale, Bradford City, and Wigan Athletic, before moving on to Evesham United via Morecambe. He spent nine years playing for Evesham making over 300 appearances, including a spell as club captain. He was appointed as the club’s manager in 2006, before stepping down in November 2011.
He led the club to the Southern Football League Division One Midlands title in 2007–08, as well as two Worcestershire Senior Cup final victories. The 2008-9 season saw him guide Evesham to the FA Cup First Round for the first time in their history and also reach their highest ever league position of 9th in the Southern Premier League.