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Paul Parker

Queen's Park Rangers FC, Manchester United FC

19 appearances, 0 goals, one own goal

P 19 W 11 D 4 L 4 F 25: A 13
*(actual F x: A x)
68% successful

1989-94

disciplined: 1
captain:
none
minutes played:
1725

Profile

Full name Paul Andrew Parker (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 4 April 1964 in Forest Gate, Essex [no registration found].
notes: Forest Gate is still part of the West Ham registration district (Essex) for another year.
To Jamaican parents, Louis and Myra. Paul is the second of four children, the eldest of three sons.
Attended Saunders Drapers Comprehensive School, Hornchurch.
Height/Weight x' x", xst. xlbs [x].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & Ancestry.com

Biographies

Tackles Like a Ferret: The Autobiography of Paul Parker - Paul Parker with Pat Symes (Pitch Publishing Ltd, 1 March 2013)

 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) Howard Kendall at Everton FC made an approach to buy Parker on 21 May 1991, offering £800,000, falling way sort of QPR's £1.5m asking price
Club honours x
Individual honours PFA Division Two Team of the Year 1984-85, 1985-86; PFA Division Three Team of the Year 1986-87; PFA Division One Team of the Year 1988-89;
Distinctions x

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number 1012th player to appear for England.
BME number The fourteenth BME player at Senior Level.
Position(s) Right-back, central defender
First match No. 644, 26 April 1989, England 5 Albania 0, a World Cup qualification match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, substitute (76), aged 25 years 22 days.
Last match No. 703, 9 March 1994, England 1 Denmark 0, a friendly match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 29 years 339 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1990; Rous Cup 1989;
Team honours World Cup fourth place 1990;
Individual honours x
Distinctions Parker was eligible to play for Jamaica through his parent's birthplace.

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Paul Parker - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
- 19 10 18 1 0 1725 0 0 min 0 none 1
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.

 

Paul Parker - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 9 6 1 2 15 5 +10 2 5 1.667 0.556 72.2 +4
Away 5 2 1 2 4 5 -1 1 2 0.80 1.00 50.0 =0
Neutral 5 3 2 0 6 3 +3 1 3 1.20 0.60 80.0 +3
All 19 11 4 4 25 13 +12 4 10 1.316 0.684 68.4 +7

 

Paul Parker - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 17 10 4 3 23 11 +12 4 9 1.353 0.647 70.6 +7
Red 2 1 0 1 2 2 =0 0 1 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 19 11 4 4 25 13 +12 4 10 1.316 0.684 68.4 +7

 

Paul Parker - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

2 1 0 1 5 2 +3 1 1 2.50 1.00 50.0 =0
WCF 6 3 2 1 7 5 +2 1 3 1.167 0.833 66.7 +2
World Cup 8 4 2 2 12 7 +5 2 4 1.50 0.875 62.5 +2

ECP

1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
European Championship 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Rous Cup 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
Minor Competition 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
Friendly 8 5 1 2 8 5 +3 1 4 1.00 0.625 68.8 +3
All 19 11 4 4 25 13 +12 4 10 1.316 0.684 68.4 +7

 

Paul Parker - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 1988-90 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 0 1 5.00 0.00 100.0 +1
WCP 1992-94 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1
WCP All 2 1 0 1 5 2 +3 1 1 2.50 1.00 50.0 =0
World Cup Finals Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1990 6 3 2 1 7 5 +2 1 3 1.167 0.833 66.7 +2
WCF All 6 3 2 1 7 5 +2 1 3 1.167 0.833 66.7 +2
World Cup
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 1988-90 7 4 2 1 12 5 +7 1 4 1.714 0.714 71.4 +3
WC 1992-94 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1
WC All 8 4 2 2 12 7 +5 2 4 1.50 0.875 62.5 +2
European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 1990-92 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
ECP All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Rous Cup Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
RC 1989 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
RC All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
Minor Tournament/Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
England Challenge 1991 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
TC All 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 8 4 2 2 12 7 +5 2 4 1.50 0.875 62.5 +2
EC 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
RC 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
TC 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 11 6 3 2 17 8 +9 3 6 1.545 0.727 68.2 +4

 

Paul Parker - Match History
 Club: Queen's Park Rangers F.C. - 16 full appearances

manager: Bobby Robson - 11 full capsx

Age 25
1 644 26 April 1989 - England 5 Albania 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW sub 76 12
- b 16 May 1989 - Switzerland 0 England 2, Winterthur tour AW squad/unused sub?
- b 19 May 1989 - Iceland 0 England 2, Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík AW Start ?
- b 22 May 1989 - Norway 0 England 1, Stavanger AW squad/unused sub?
2 645 23 May 1989 - England 0 Chile 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley RC HD Start 2
- 646 27 May 1989 - England 2 Scotland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HW squad/unused sub?
- 647 3 June 1989 - England 3 Poland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW unused sub 12
3 648 7 June 1989 - Denmark 1 England 1, Idrætsparken, København Fr AD Start 2
- b 14 November 1989 - England B 1 Italy B 1, Goldstone Ground, Hove Fr HD Start off ht 2
4 652 13 December 1989 - England 2 Yugoslavia 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 2
- 653 28 March 1990 - England 1 Brazil 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub 12
Age 26
- 655 15 May 1990 - England 1 Denmark 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW squad member
5 656 22 May 1990 - England 1 Uruguay 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HL Start 2
- 657 2 June 1990 - Tunisia 1 England 1, Stade Olympique El Menzah, Tunis Fr AD squad/unused?
- 658 11 June 1990 - England 1 Republic of Ireland 1, Stadio Comunale Sant'Elia, Casteddu WCF ND unused sub 12
6 659 16 June 1990 - Netherlands 0 England 0, Stadio Comunale Sant'Elia, Casteddu ND Start
7 660 21 June 1990 - England 1 Egypt 0, Stadio Comunale Sant'Elia, Casteddu NW Start
8 661 26 June 1990 - England 1 Belgium 0, Stadio Renato Dall' Ara, Bologna NW Start
9 662 1 July 1990 - Cameroon 2 England 3, Stadio San Paolo, Napoli NW Start
10 663 4 July 1990 - West Germany 1 England 1, Stadio delle Alpi, Torino ND Start
11 664 7 July 1990 - Italy 2 England 1, Stadio San Nicola, Bari AL Start
 

manager: Graham Taylor - 7 full capsx

12 665 12 September 1990 - England 1 Hungary 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 4
13 666 17 October 1990 - England 2 Poland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start 4
Age 27
14 671 21 May 1991 - England 3 USSR 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley TC HW Start 5
- 672 25 May 1991 - England 2 Argentina 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HD unused sub 12
15 673 1 June 1991 - Australia 0 England 1, Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney tour AW Start 2
16 674 3 June 1991 - New Zealand 0 England 1, Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland AW Start 2
- 675 8 June 1991 - New Zealand 0 England 2, Athletic Park, Wellington AW squad member
- 676 12 June 1991 - Malaysia 2 England 4, Stadium Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur AW
 Club: Manchester United F.C. - 3 full appearances  
17 677 11 September 1991 - England 0 Germany 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HL Start 6
Age 29
18 701 13 October 1993 - Netherlands 2 England 0, Stadion Feijenoord, Rotterdam WCP AL Start 2
 

Coach: Terry Venables - 1 full capx

19 703 9 March 1994 - England 1 Denmark 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 2

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