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Paul Bastock

Personal information
Full namePaul Anthony Bastock
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing positionGoalkeeper
Club information
Current clubBoston United

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Paul Anthony Bastock (born 19 May 1970 in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire) is an English football goalkeeper currently playing for Boston United. He has played professional and non-league football for over 20 years, making over 600 appearances for nine different clubs including Cambridge United, Cheltenham Town, Boston United, Dagenham & Redbridge and St Albans City. He was voted as Boston's 'all-time cult hero' by viewers of the BBC show Football Focus in April 2005. He holds the all-time record for the most ever appearances for Boston United at 625 games in all competitions, although only 501 of these were league matches. His record breaking 573rd game for the Pilgrims came in a Lincolnshire Senior Cup game against Scunthorpe United in August 2003. He has also played several times for the England National Game XI.

In his time away from football, he enjoys playing golf, snooker and cricket . He is married to Ann and has two children, Laura and Callum. His favourite footballers of all time are Peter Shilton, Neville Southall and Chris Woods .


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