Paul Cherry - Player Profile


Born:October 14th, 1964 (Derby)
Height:1.85m
Position:defensive midfielder
Signed:July 1st, 1996
First Manager:Steve Paterson
Left Club:May 31st, 1999
Career Stats: 104 appearances, 14 goals
Full Debut: August 3rd, 1996 - Clyde 1 - 0 Inverness CT (League Cup - Rd 1)
First Goal: August 10th, 1996 - Livingston 1 - 2 Inverness CT (Challenge Cup - Rd 1)
Also Played For:Cowdenbeath, Hearts, St. Johnstone

 Season  League Apps Gls ClnCtGR Yel Red W D L
 1998/99  SFL Second Division 25 (3) 4 6 0.21 - - 64.3% 21.4% 14.3%
 1997/98  SFL Second Division 38 (1) 8 6 0.15 - - 38.5% 28.2% 33.3%
 1996/97  SFL Third Division 37 2 13 0.35 - - 59.5% 18.9% 21.6%
100 (4) 14 25 0.24

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 Cln = Clean Sheets | CtGR = Clean Sheets to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Most Recent 1st Team Starts:
 Apr 24th, 1999 League  (H)  vs. Partick Thistle 3 - 2
 Apr 17th, 1999 League  (A)  vs. Queen of the South 1 - 1
 Apr 10th, 1999 League  (H)  vs. Stirling Albion 2 - 2
 Apr 3rd, 1999 League  (H)  vs. Clyde 3 - 0
 Mar 20th, 1999 League  (A)  vs. Forfar Athletic 3 - 0
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Oct 31st, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Arbroath 1 - 0
 Sep 26th, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Clyde 1 - 4
 Aug 29th, 1998 League  (A)  vs. East Fife 5 - 1
 Aug 1st, 1998 League Cup  (A)  vs. Queen of the South 4 - 1
 Mar 7th, 1998 League  (H)  vs. Stranraer 1 - 2

Signed from St Johnstone​ - Position: Defender/Midfield​

Debut Played: 3 Aug 1996​ - Last Game: 24 Apr 1999​

Formerly with Cowdenbeath & Hearts then St Johnstone​

Shared captaincy with Iain MacArthur 1997/98​

Third Division Championship medal 1996/97​

Retired Dec 1999 after hernia operation​

Paul was a man mountain and tough tackling defensive midfielder with an eye for goal. Pretty much an ever present and one of the first names on the team sheet making over 100 appearances and scoring 14 goals.

Career Stats: 104 appearances scoring 14 goals
Full Debut: August 3rd, 1996 - Clyde 1-0 Inverness CT (League Cup Rd 1)
First Goal: August 10th, 1996 - Livingston 1 - 2 Inverness CT (Challenge Cup - Rd 1 Despite intense Livingston pressure Inverness scored the winner 15 seconds from the end - a powerful Paul Cherry header after a Thomson cross.)

 Goals Scored
Aug 10th, 1996 Challenge Cup  (A)  vs. Livingston 2 - 1 (90')
Apr 26th, 1997 League  (A)  vs. Cowdenbeath 1 - 2 (69')
Oct 25th, 1997 League  (A)  vs. East Fife 5 - 1 (32')
Nov 22nd, 1997 League  (A)  vs. Clyde 3 - 4 (46')
Dec 20th, 1997 League  (H)  vs. Forfar Athletic 2 - 2 (77')
Dec 20th, 1997 League  (H)  vs. Forfar Athletic 2 - 2 (11')
Dec 27th, 1997 League  (H)  vs. East Fife 4 - 0 (22')
Feb 25th, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Brechin City 1 - 3 (22')
Feb 28th, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Stenhousemuir 3 - 0 (77')
Mar 7th, 1998 League  (H)  vs. Stranraer 1 - 2 (80')
Aug 1st, 1998 League Cup  (A)  vs. Queen of the South 4 - 1 (75')
Aug 29th, 1998 League  (A)  vs. East Fife 5 - 1 (81')
Sep 26th, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Clyde 1 - 4 (51')
Oct 31st, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Arbroath 1 - 0 (48')

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