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Paddy John
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-02-23) 23 February 1990 (age 31)
Place of birth Zwedru, Liberia
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
FC Twente VA
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Heracles Almelo 5 (0)
2010–2011 RKC Waalwijk 9 (1)
2011 Fortuna Sittard 14 (2)
2011–2012 VfL Osnabrück 10 (0)
2012–2013 AGOVV Apeldoorn 11 (0)
2016–2017[1] GVVV 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 February 2017 (UTC)

Paddy John (born 23 February 1990) is a Dutch professional footballer. He usually plays as a striker.

Early and personal life

John was born in Zwedru, Liberia and grew up in the Netherlands. His two brothers Collins and Ola are also footballers.[2]


John began his career with the youth team of Twente, and began his professional career in the 2008-09 season with Heracles Almelo.[3] He later played for RKC Waalwijk and Fortuna Sittard, before signing for German Club VfL Osnabrück in July 2011.[4] After one season he returned to the Netherlands and signed with AGOVV Apeldoorn.


  1. ^ Paddy John per direct weg bij GVVV‚, 20 January 2017
  2. ^ Leo Spall (20 February 2004). "John Collins or Collins John?". Evening Standard. Archived from the original on 6 June 2011. Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  3. ^ (in Dutch) Voetbal International
  4. ^ Paddy John at (in German)

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