Paul Caddis

Paul Caddis
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Caddis with Birmingham City in 2016
Personal information
Full namePaul McLean Caddis
Date of birth(1988-04-19) 19 April 1988 (age 29)
Place of birthIrvine, Scotland
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing positionRight back / Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Blackburn Rovers
Youth career
Senior career*
2009→ Dundee United (loan)11(0)
2010-2013Swindon Town77(5)
2012-2013→ Birmingham City (loan)27(0)
2013-2017Birmingham City122(15)
2017-Blackburn Rovers3(0)
National team
2007Scotland U191(0)
2008-2010Scotland U2113(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:16, 27 August 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:16, 27 August 2017 (UTC)


Paul McLean Caddis (given birth to 19 Apr 1988) is a Scottish footballer who takes on for EFL Little league One golf club Blackburn Rovers. He mainly plays as the back or correct winger, but because of his flexibility, and having two great feet, he may also perform at left back again and anywhere over the midfield. He offers performed for both Celtic and Swindon City in every positions aside from striker and goalkeeper. Caddis started his profession with Scottish Leading League golf club Celtic. He broke in to the 1st team through the 2007–08 time of year, but never were able to keep down a place to start over another couple of years. He spent the next half from the 2008–09 time of year on mortgage to Dundee United. Caddis was offered to English Little league One golf club Swindon City in August 2010. He spent the 2012–13 time of year on mortgage to Birmingham Town, and became a member of the club on the permanent agreement in Sept 2013. After three-and-a-half periods in his second spell with Birmingham, his agreement was terminated by shared consent in January 2017. A brief spell with Bury of Group One preceded his signing up for Blackburn in July 2017. Caddis played regularly for the Scotland under-21 group and in addition captained the medial side. He produced his full worldwide debut for Scotland in 2016.

Early life

Paul Caddis was created in Irvine, North Ayrshire, on 19 Apr 1988 and attended St Joseph's Academy in Kilmarnock.

Club career


Caddis trained using the under-17s group in Celtic before moving towards the under 19s, where he quickly became captain. He frequently trained using the Celtic 1st group. He produced his competitive debut arriving on as an alternative in Celtic's 1–0 triumph aside to Falkirk on 27 January 2008. Then made his begin just six times later on against Kilmarnock at Rugby Recreation area in the Scottish Glass. He aided Scott McDonald for the 1st objective in the 5–1 triumph. Caddis produced his house debut on 20 Feb against Barcelona in the Champions Little league last 16 1st calf fixture. He continued to try out 17 situations in the Scottish Top Group for Celtic.Caddis appeared in Celtic's 3–3 Europa Group draw with Fast Vienna in Dec 2009. Dundee United (mortgage)On 2 Feb 2009, Caddis joined Dundee United on mortgage before end of the growing season. He produced his debut against Inverness CT on 14 Feb playing the entire 90 a few minutes on the proper wing as the overall game finished 1–1. He came back to Celtic after playing his last video game for the Tangerines within a 3–0 beat to Rangers on 24 Might, having produced 11 performances for the membership.

Swindon Town

In August 2010, Caddis and fellow Celtic youth group graduate Simon Ferry joined up with British League One club Swindon Town for an undisclosed charge. The 22-year-old, who stated he still left Celtic for regular first-team soccer, agreed upon a three-year agreement. Supervisor Danny Wilson commented favourably on his flexibility, and performed him in midfield aswell as at complete back. He produced his debut in the Soccer League Glass against Leyton Orient, and produced 42 appearances through the 2010–11 period as Swindon had been relegated to Group Two.Caddis remained in Swindon for the 2011–12 period in Group Two despite several players leaving the membership following the relegation. Swindon started the growing season with recent addition Oliver Risser as captain, but Caddis had taken the armband after Risser experienced a personal injury. Despite Risser's go back to fitness, supervisor Paolo di Canio made a decision to name Caddis as captain for the rest of the growing season. He was ever-present for some of the growing season, missing a small number of video games in March and Apr – like the Soccer League Trophy last defeat – because of an ankle damage. He and Matt Ritchie had been called in the Group Two PFA Group of the entire year as Swindon had been marketed as champions. By the end of the growing season, he decided an expansion to his agreement until 2014.

Birmingham City

Within the last day from the August 2012 transfer window, Caddis joined Championship club Birmingham City on loan for the growing season. Birmingham striker Adam Rooney relocated in the additional direction, on mortgage for the growing season with a look at to a long term transfer. He created a man-of-the-match overall performance on his debut the next day time, in Birmingham's 1st league earn of the growing season in the home to Peterborough United. A dislocated make suffered during his third video game held him out until past due November.In Apr 2013, BBC Sport reported that Birmingham's offer of £125,000 down and an additional £125,000 in instalments have been turned down by Swindon because these were looking for about £275,000 cash. When Birmingham right-back Neal Eardley hurt a knee right before the finish of the summertime transfer windows, the club produced a further bet for Caddis, who experienced continued to be out of favour at Swindon. The bet, reportedly around £150,000 was approved, and Caddis authorized a three-year agreement with Birmingham on 2 Sept. He became a normal in the medial side, and obtained his 1st goals for Birmingham on 30 November in the 1st half from the little league match at Barnsley, having a 25-backyard (23 m) travel and a charges. Within the last day time of the growing season, Birmingham required at least a pull aside at Bolton Wanderers as well as for other leads to favour them in order to avoid relegation to Little league One. Two goals down with 12 moments remaining, Nikola Žigić obtained, and 3 minutes into stoppage period, his close-range header was cleared from the collection to Caddis, who created what he believed was his 1st ever headed objective to protect Birmingham's second-tier position.Caddis missed only 1 match in every tournaments in 2014–15 – his 48 performances were a lot more than some of his teammates – he was the standard penalty-taker, and he captained the group when Paul Robinson was unavailable. The Birmingham Email rated him one of the better attacking complete backs in the department, praising his "delivery, support play and capability with a useless ball", and recommended that his assertiveness in defence was needs to improve. In 2015–16, Caddis dropped the group captaincy to Michael Morrison, and had not been a computerized selection at back, but he still began 37 from the 46 league fits.In the beginning of the 2016–17 time of year, supervisor Gary Rowett told Caddis he'd not be engaged using the first team until his fitness amounts were good plenty of – an evaluation with that your participant disagreed. He used the advancement squad to demonstrate his fitness, but dislocated a make while doing this, underwent medical procedures, and was out for 90 days. In January 2017, fresh supervisor Gianfranco Zola informed Caddis he ranked him behind Jonathan Spector as well as the youngster Josh Dacres-Cogley, but that if he wished to stay at Birmingham and battle for his stick it was his decision. On 26 January 2017, his agreement was terminated by shared consent.


Caddis signed a short-term agreement with EFL Little league One golf club Bury on 25 Feb 2017. He proceeded to go directly into the beginning eleven for your day's 1–0 win aside to Charlton Athletic, an outcome that continued an absolute streak for Lee Clark, under whose administration Caddis have been a first-team regular at Birmingham. He produced 13 looks in what continued to be of the growing season, assisting his golf club narrowly prevent relegation. Although Clark wished to maintain him in the golf club, he chose never to exend his stay.

Blackburn Rovers

Carrying out a trial spell where manager Tony Mowbray evaluated the player's fitness, Caddis agreed upon a two-year deal with another Group One golf club, Blackburn Rovers, in July 2017.

International career

Caddis played for the Scotland under-19 group and won 13 hats for the Scotland under-21s.In March 2013, he was called in to the mature squad being a past due replacement to pay for the injured Russell Martin for the World Cup qualifier away to Serbia, but remained an unused alternative.Caddis was next called up for an agreeable against the Czech Republic on 24 March 2016, again being a late substitute. This time around, he produced his mature debut as an 88th-minute replacement for goalscorer Ikechi Anya as Scotland finished a 1–0 earn.

Personal life

Caddis may be the younger sibling of ex - Ayr United striker Ryan Caddis and older sibling of ex - Alloa Athletic midfielder Liam Caddis and ex - Kilmarnock goalkeeper, Dylan. By July 2016, most of his brothers had been playing jointly at Scottish junior membership Ardrossan Winton Rovers.

Career statistics


By match played 26 August 2017 Looks and goals by golf club, time of year and competition Golf club Season League Country wide Cup League Glass Other Total Department Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Celtic 2006–07 Scottish Leading Little league 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2007–08 Scottish Leading Little league 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 2008–09 Scottish Leading Little league 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 7 0 2009–10 Scottish Leading Little league 10 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 13 0 Total 17 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 24 0 Dundee United (mortgage) 2008–09 Scottish Leading Little league 11 0 — — — 11 0 Swindon City 2010–11 League 1 38 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 42 1 2011–12 Little league Two 39 4 4 0 2 0 5 1 50 5 2012–13 Little league 1 0 0 — 0 0 — 0 0 Total 77 5 6 0 3 0 6 1 92 6 Birmingham Town (mortgage) 2012–13 Tournament 27 0 1 0 0 0 — 28 0 Birmingham Town 2013–14 Tournament 38 5 2 0 2 0 — 42 5 2014–15 Tournament 45 6 1 0 2 1 — 48 7 2015–16 Tournament 39 4 0 0 1 0 — 40 4 2016–17 Tournament 0 0 0 0 1 0 — 1 0 Total 149 15 4 0 6 1 — 159 16 Bury 2016–17 Group A single 13 0 — — — 13 0 Blackburn Rovers 2017–18 Group A single 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 Profession total 270 20 13 0 13 1 8 1 304 22 ^ Performances in UEFA Champions Group ^ Performances in UEFA Europa Group ^ Performances in Football Group Trophy



Swindon Town Soccer Little league Two: 2011–12


PFA Football Little league Two Group of the entire year: 2011–12 BBC Soccer League Show Little league Two Group of the entire year: 2011–12 Little league Two Team from the Week: 05/09/11, 27/11/11, 03/01/12 Soccer League Trophy Best Finish Honor: Objective vs. Southend United (06/12/11)