Paul McVeigh

About Paul

What can the business world learn from a ‘Stupid Footballer’? The answer is a hell of a lot! Paul McVeigh, football’s No. 1 keynote speaker, takes the many lessons he learnt from his 16 years at the top of his game as a Premier League footballer for Tottenham Hotspur and Norwich City and translates these into strategies for success for organisations from all different walks of business life.

How do you reach the pinnacle of one of the most ruthless industries in the world? Having faced some of the world’s best footballers from the last decade, the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale, Paul is now passing on his knowledge and passion to help individuals, and companies as a whole, become the best in their field too... Read More



Keynote & After Dinner Speaking

Paul has rapidly established himself as one of the best keynote speakers around and he also delivers after dinner speeches for companies and organisations of all shapes and sizes.


  • Time for a Change

Do you watch Dragons Den? You’ll be familiar with James Caan then. He’s the man who, for me, is responsible for the greatest change when it comes to choosing how I live my life. “When everyone is turning right then you should turn left”. It’s a philosophy I’ve tried to follow as best I can. This […]

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  • How to be a Mexican Fisherman

I’ve a wee parable about modern life for you to read this week. It’s called The Story Of The Mexican Fisherman. You can read it by clicking here. It’s a tale that has, admittedly, done the rounds. So you may be familiar with it. But, even if you are, what about the message behind it? […]

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  • It’s All About Balance

For those who live outside the bubble of the game, the life of a professional footballer probably looks as close to perfection as possible. Especially for those players who are established at Premier League level. Now, before you think I’m going to contradict all of the above: don’t worry, I’m not. It can be a […]

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Doing his bit for charity

Please click here to support Paul in his quest to get his wee legs around London marathon in under 4 hours!!
All monies donated will be given towards raising funds and awareness for MacMillan Cancer Support.
Today 889 people will be hit with the news that they have cancer, then it will hit everyone who loves them. But up to a quarter of people face cancer without support from family or friends. No one should face cancer alone. And with your support no one will.

It’s All About Balance