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Tony Parks
Personal information
Date of birth 26 January 1963 (1963-01-26) (age 46)
Place of birth Hackney, England
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current club Tottenham Hotspur (goalkeeping coach)
Youth career
Tottenham Hotspur
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1988 Tottenham Hotspur 37 (0)
1986 Oxford United (loan) 5 (0)
1987 Gillingham (loan) 2 (0)
1988–1990 Brentford 71 (0)
1990 Queens Park Rangers (loan) 0 (0)
1990–1991 Fulham 2 (0)
1991–1992 West Ham United 6 (0)
1992 Stoke City 2 (0)
1992–1996 Falkirk 112 (0)
1996–1997 Blackpool 0 (0)
1997–1998 Burnley 0 (0)
1998 Doncaster Rovers 6 (0)
1998–1999 Barrow
1999 Scarborough 15 (0)
1999–2002 Halifax Town 6 (0)
Teams managed
2000 Halifax Town (caretaker manager)
2001 Halifax Town (caretaker manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Anthony "Tony" Parks (born 26 January 1963) is an English former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper in the Football League for Tottenham Hotspur, Oxford United, Gillingham, Brentford, Fulham, West Ham United, Stoke City, Doncaster Rovers, Scarborough and Halifax Town, and in Scotland for Falkirk.[1][2]

Parks was born in Hackney, London, and began his football career with Tottenham Hotspur.[2] Though never a first-team regular, he was on the winning side in the 1984 UEFA Cup Final, in which he saved the decisive penalty in the shootout.[3] In a career spanning over 20 years, he was on the books of 15 different clubs, making more than 250 league appearances,[1] and had two spells as joint caretaker manager of Halifax Town.[4][5]

After his playing career ended, Parks went on to work as a goalkeeping coach with several clubs and as one of the Football Association's national coaches, working with the England youth teams.[3] In November 2008, he succeeded Hans Leitert as goalkeeping coach for Tottenham Hotspur.[6]

Honours

Tottenham Hotspur

References

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