Paul Robert Tisdale (born 14 January 1973) is a Maltese-born former professional footballer who is the manager of League Two club Exeter City.
He has been the manager of Exeter City since 2006, making him the current longest serving manager in the English Football League.
Tisdale represented Southampton, Bristol City, FinnPa, Panionios and Yeovil Town during a career which began in 1991 and concluded in 2000. During his time at Exeter City, he remained registered as a player between 2007 and 2016, making his début as a late substitute in a 2–1 victory at Sheffield Wednesday at the end of the 2010–11 season and naming himself as a substitute in the EFL Trophy match at Oxford Utd on 30 August 2016
Tisdale previously managed Team Bath. Having managed Exeter City since June 2006, and as of June 2015, he is the second longest-serving manager in the English Football League behind Arsène Wenger.Close