Marian Pahars

Where is Marian Pahars now?

Attaining legendary status whilst playing for Southampton in England’s Premier League, Marian Pahars retired in 2010 after returning to his native Latvia.

Starting his professional career in 1994, he went onto make over 300 first team appearances and scoring over 100 goals for five clubs

He also represented the Latvia national side winning 75 caps between 1996 and 2007 and featuring in the 2004 European Championships.
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Upon retiring from playing, Pahars went into the coaching side of the game and joined former club Skonto Riga in 2010 as assistant manager before moving up to first team manager in 2011.

Managing the club for two seasons, winning the Baltic League and the Latvian Football Cup he had a brief spell coaching the Latvian under-21’s side before a promotion to manager of the Latvia national senior side in 2013.

Pahars enjoyed some success with the national side winning the Baltic Cup twice but was unable to qualify for any of the major tournaments and left in 2017.

He then returned to club management with top-tier Latvian side FK Jelgava in 2018 but left after one season.

Currently out of work he still harbours ambition to return to Southampton as manager in the future.

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Marian Pahars: Premier League Statistics

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