Core Sports Management are delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Hayes following his recent retirement in the game.

Paul joins the Intermediary department and brings over 620 senior games and 150+ goals across 11 different clubs to the Intermediary department. Paul has represented the likes of Scunthorpe United, Barnsley, Huddersfield Town, Preston North End, Charlton Athletic, Brentford, Crawley Town, Plymouth Argyle, Wycombe Wanderers and Newport County.

Following the appointment, Managing Director Jamie Strong said “Paul brings a wealth of experience which is invaluable and relatable to our clients. As a board, we are fully behind Paul and will be investing in the the support network he has at his disposal to ensure he has all the resources to be a successful Intermediary with us here at Core Sports. We are delighted to welcome Paul to the team.

We received applicants who had Premier League, Championship & international experience. We also interviewed, talented individuals who have had great success in non-league football. It was clear from the outset Core Sport’s vision and ambition was aligned and going forward, we had to ensure the successful candidate was the correct fit for this role, to fulfil our ambition of being the agency the best athlete management company in the UK. 

Paul Said “After announcing the news of my retirement this week, I can’t wait to get started now.  I’m really looking forward to advising players both on and off the pitch, using my experiences within the game to be a mentor and guide them into making the right career choices and develop them into better players with an agency who really care about their clients’’.