Garry Parker

Where is Garry Parker now?

An important part of the Aston Villa team which were runners up to Manchester United in the Premier League’s inaugural season, Garry Parker retired from playing in 2001 after six seasons at Leicester City.

In retirement Parker remained at Leicester City in a coaching capacity and took charge of the team on one occasion in a caretaker role when former manager Peter Taylor was sacked.

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In 2010, after some time working as a scout, Parker joined up with former Leicester City team mate Neil Lennon at Celtic as first team coach.

After an extremely successful four seasons at Celtic where they won the league title three times and the cup twice, Lennon and his management team including Parker left the club in May 2014.

Garry Parker wasn’t out of football for long, joining up with Neil Lennon once again at Championship side Bolton Wanderers in October 2014 as the club’s first team coach.

Parker left Bolton shortly after Neil Lennon was sacked and the team was relegated to League One in April 2016.

However, it wasn’t too long before Garry Parker was back in football, teaming up once again with Neil Lennon as his assistant manager at Scottish Championship side Hibernian.

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Garry Parker: Premier League Statistics

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Premier League Teams Played forAston Villa, Leicester City

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