28. Paul Labbett


Position – Left back
Debut v Arsenal – May 1997
Nicknames – Ice

Paul played in WIFC’s first ever match and was a member of the intrepid squad that took to the muddy fields of Middlesbrough during EuroNET ’97, WIFC’s first venture to the tournament that became WorldNET. Left-footed Paul starred for the side for the first five years of it’s existence and remains one of the best defenders to appear in the colours of the Internet ‘Orns and received due recognition at the Testimonial dinner in 2007 when he was inducted into the WIFC Hall of Fame. He has returned to the regular squad since his son, Tom, joined the club in 2020.

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