Paul Merson

Where is Paul Merson now?

After a long career in the top division, Paul Merson finally retired from playing in 2006 after dropping down the leagues and turning out for Tamworth FC.

In retirement Merson has mostly been seen in the media, notably as a panelist on Sky’s Soccer Saturday show.

He has also provided expertise on Asian coverage of Barclays Premier League matches.

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In 2012, Merson came out of retirement for one game to play for non-league Welshpool Town alongside fellow Sky Sports pundit Chris Kamara.

In that same year Paul Merson released an anecdotal book called How Not to Be a Professional Footballer

Merson is also a sought after speaker on the after dinner circuit with many honest stories about his life on and off the pitch.

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In addition to his Soccer Saturday role, Paul Merson currently co-hosts the popular Sky Sports show The Fantasy Football Club where ex professionals pick the best eleven that they have played with over their careers.

In July 2017 Merson will be representing England in Star Sixes, a new six-a-side indoor international tournament at the O2 in London featuring some of the world’s most iconic footballers.

Follow Paul Merson on Twitter @PaulMerse

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Paul Merson: Premier League Statistics

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