At 58 years old, Paul Wheeler has this physical status:
Wheeler touching Caerphilly began his career as an apprentice after being picked by one of the clubs' scouts Stan Montgomery, who scouted the South Wales area. He was released after two years as a player with no playing time, and he moved to Wales where he spent as a caretaker at Cyncoed College while playing Welsh league football with Taffs Well and Aberaman, scoring 31 goals.
After impressing enough in aforementioned trial match for boss Alan Durban to commit him to a full deal, he joined Cardiff City. He made his first appearance in the team against derby county in division 2 suffering relegation in his first year before assisting them in promotion and winning the Welsh Cup in 1987–88. He was released by the club in 1989 and joined Hull City on non-contract basis until he spent time at Hereford United and Stockport County, where he played at Wembley twice in the autoglass final and the division 3 playoffs. He played for Chester City for a short time before deciding not to play football. They were relegated from Division Three in 1992–93, but they regained their promotion from Division Three in a 4–0 victory at Mansfield Town in the following year. At the end of the season, he left the club.
He then moved into non-league football with Stalybridge Celtic, Leigh RMI, and Winsford United.