Ryan Paddock – Centre Back

Ryan PaddockBorn: 8th October 1988

Previous Clubs: Bristol Rovers, Weston-Super-Mare, Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham Saracens, Cinderford Town, British Army

Date Joined: 22nd March 2016

Ryan is sponsored by Keith Hookham and DPD International Gateway

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A commanding centre half, Ryan is still only 28 but has vast experience upon joining Hinckley AFC from Cinderford Town.

Described by Carl Abbott as a ‘leader and man mountain’, he had been a target for Hinckley weeks before he linked up with the side towards the end of 2015-16.

So solid were his performances at the heart of the defence that we was named vice-captain for 2016-17, and Carl Abbott believes he will have a great influence on the side this season.