Scott Matthew Parker is a English professional football manager and former player who played as a midfielder, and who was most recently the head coach of Premier League club AFC Bournemouth.
Parker has represented England at every level from under-16 to the senior team. He earned nine caps for the England under-21 team.
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Parker began his career at Charlton Athletic and was loaned to Norwich City before joining Chelsea in January 2004 for a fee of £10 million.
He did not play regularly for Chelsea and moved the following year to Newcastle United, where he was named captain.
Parker joined West Ham United in 2007 and was named FWA Footballer of the Year in 2010-11 despite the club’s relegation.
He was then signed by Tottenham Hotspur before joining Fulham in 2013. He would play 119 league matches for Fulham in both the Premier League and the Championship before retiring at the end of the 2016-17 season.
He has represented England from under-16 to senior level, making his full debut in 2003. He was the only player to win his first four England caps while playing for four different clubs.
Parker was a member of the England team that advanced to the UEFA Euro 2012 quarterfinals.