Stuart Parker (footballer)
|Full name||Stuart Parker|
|Date of birth||Preston, England|
|Place of birth||16 February 1954|
|A.F.C. Blackpool (Manager)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Parker began his career with Blackpool in 1972, making his debut under Bob Stokoe as a substitute in a 1–1 draw with Orient at Bloomfield Road on 16 September. He made two more appearances, both starts, during the remainder of the 1972–73 season.
He sat out the entirety of the domestic season of 1973–74, but appeared for the club in the "Caligaris" International (under-21) Tournament in northern Italy during the summer. He scored two goals in the final, against Napoli, as Blackpool became the first English club to win the tournament.
Parker made thirteen league appearances (eight starts, five substitute) in 1974–75. He scored his first goal for the club on 24 September, in a 4–0 home victory over Cardiff City. He scored his only other goal for the Tangerines in the very next game, four days later, a 3–1 win at Bristol Rovers. His final appearance for the club occurred in a 4–0 defeat at Manchester United in the final game of the season, on 26 April.
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As a player
As a manager
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- Calley 1992, p. 322.
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- Calley 1992, p. 324.
- "Friday, January 6, 1984 – Page 003". The Irish Times. 6 January 1984. Retrieved 27 December 2012.