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|Full name||Paul Lovering|
|Date of birth||25 November 1975|
|Place of birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 13 August 2018|
Paul Lovering (born 25 November 1975 in Glasgow) is a Scottish former professional footballer and is currently the manager at Glasgow Junior club Benburb.
Throughout his career he played for five clubs in the Scottish Football League before joining the Juniors with Pollok in 2012.
Lovering, a left sided defender, began his career at Clydebank in 1995. In 1998, he was signed by Hibernian manager Alex McLeish for £100,000 and proceeded to make 31 appearances for the Edinburgh based club over two seasons. After being released by the club, he joined Ayr United in 2000, where he helped the club to the League Cup final in season 2001–02.
Lovering moved to St Johnstone in 2003, where he remained for just six months before moving to Airdrie United.
It was announced in July 2012 that Lovering had signed for Pollok,bringing to an end his eight-year stay with The Diamonds. Lovering's stint at Newlandsfield was plagued by injury, restricting him to only a handful of appearances.
In June 2013, Lovering returned to Airdrie as the assistant coach and a registered -player. However, he left Airdrie following the sacking in October 2013 of manager and close friend Jimmy Boyle.
He is currently manager at Glasgow Junior side Benburb,taking over the role in 2015 from his father Frank who then took up an executive position, having held the manager role for the previous 13 years.
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