Manage episode 292270987 series 2808434
Paul McVeigh is a former Northern Ireland International Footballer who played for Tottenham Hotspur, Norwich City, Burnley and Luton Town in the English leagues.
McVeigh started his career at Spurs where he made 3 appearances scoring 1 goal against Coventry. He joined Norwich City in March 2000 on a free transfer. The following season he made 6 starts and 6 substitute appearances. He also scored his first goal for the club in a 1–0 home win against Wolverhampton Wanderers.
The following season he scored 10 goals as Norwich reached the final of the Division One play-offs. In the 2002–03 campaign he was the club's top scorer with 15 goals. Most of those goals came when he was partnering Iwan Roberts upfront, although later in the season Worthington decided to move him to left midfield. The following season he scored 5 goals in over 40 appearances and helped Norwich win promotion to the Premier League. During the 2004–05 season in the Premier League, McVeigh made 20 first team appearances, and his highlight was when he scored at Old Trafford in Norwich's first away game.