Matthew Parsons

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Matthew Parsons
Personal information
Full name Matthew John Parsons[1]
Date of birth (1991-12-25) 25 December 1991 (age 22)
Place of birth Catford, England[2]
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Left-back
Club information
Current team
Eastbourne Borough
Youth career
Crystal Palace
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 Crystal Palace 6 (0)
2011 Barnet (loan) 8 (0)
2012 Wycombe Wanderers (loan) 4 (0)
2014 Plymouth Argyle 10 (0)
2014– Eastbourne Borough 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:46, 22 March 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Matthew John Parsons (born 25 December 1991) is an English footballer who plays as a defender for Eastbourne Borough.

Early life[edit]

Parsons attended Sedgehill School, Lewisham.[citation needed]

Playing career[edit]

Parsons graduated from the Crystal Palace Academy to sign his first professional contract with Crystal Palace in April 2010.[3] He made his first team debut in the League Cup Second Round on 24 August 2010, replacing Edgar Davids 82 minutes into their 1–1 draw with Portsmouth at Fratton Park, his team losing 4–3 on penalties.[4] He made his first league appearance the following January, playing the full game and impressing fans in a goalless draw with Norwich City at Selhurst Park.

He joined Barnet on loan in March 2011.[5]

In the 2011-2012 season Parsons went on to play six times in all competitions for Crystal Palace.

On August 30, 2012, he joined Wycombe Wanderers on loan for an initial one month youth loan deal.[6][7]

On 17 January 2014, Parsons joined Plymouth Argyle for an undisclosed fee until the end of the 2013–14 season.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barclays Premier League Squad Numbers 2013/14". Premier League. 16 August 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 461. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8. 
  3. ^ "Parsons Offered Professional Deal". cpfc.co.uk. 15 April 2010. Retrieved 20 September 2010. 
  4. ^ "Portsmouth 1–1 Crystal Palace". BBC Sport. 24 August 2010. Retrieved 20 September 2010. 
  5. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20120322052253/http://www.barnetfc.com/page/LatestNews/0,,10431~2306203,00.html
  6. ^ http://www.cpfc.co.uk/news/article/parsons-moves-on-loan-343365.aspx
  7. ^ http://www.wycombewanderers.co.uk/news/article/parsons-pens-wycombe-deal-343299.aspx
  8. ^ "Parsons' Green". Plymouth Argyle FC. 17 January 2014. 

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