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Paul Batty

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Full namePaul William Batty
Date of birth9 January 1964(age 53)
Playing positionMidfielder

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Paul William Batty (born 9 January 1964) is a former professional football midfielder.

Batty began his career as an apprentice with Swindon Town, turning professional in January 1982. He made his debut on 25 September 1982 as Swindon won 1-0 at home to Crewe Alexandra and remained a regular for the next two seasons. He lost his place late in 1985 and was released at the end of the season.

He joined Chesterfield but left to join Exeter City in 1986. After five years with Exeter he dropped out of league football, joining Yeovil Town in March 1991. In 1992 he scored a hat-trick as then non-league Yeovil knocked then league side Torquay United out of the FA cup. He joined Bath City in July 1993, scoring the goal that knocked league side Hereford United out of the following season's FA Cup. He struggled with a knee injury towards the end of the season and left to join Salisbury City in July 1994.

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