Joe Parkinson

Squad No: 0
Position:
MF
D.o.B: 11/06/1971
Birthplace: Eccles
Appearances: 105 (2)
Goals: 4
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Having made the grade at Wigan Athletic, Joe Parkinson spent four years with the Latics before joining Bournemouth.

His time with the Cherries was a brief one, as a move to Everton soon followed.

Parkinson was not actually signed by a Blues manager when he made the switch in December 1993 – Howard Kendall had resigned and Mike Walker had not yet been appointed – but any doubts over whether he had made the right decision were soon expunged.

He soon became a fan favourite as a hard as nails midfielder in Joe Royle’s ‘Dogs of War’ side that would go on to win the 1995 FA Cup.

However, injury would soon beset his career as a knee problem signalled the beginning of the end in April 1997. Despite battling to regain full fitness, in including multiple surgeries, he was forced to retire aged just 28 in November 1999.

After football, he briefly drove a forklift truck, but soon became a coach in the academy at first club Wigan.

Career Stats - Joe Parkinson (First team)

League FA Cup League Cup Europe Total
Season App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls.
1994 1995 32 (2) 0 6 1 2 0 0 0 40 (2) 1
1995 1996 28 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 34 3
1996 1997 28 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 31 0
Total 88 (2) 3 9 1 5 0 0 0 105 (2) 4
Please note, not all competitions are listed on this page. In some cases, this may result in a discrepancy between the displayed totals for appearances and goals.

Club From To App. Gls.
Everton 20/08/1994 09/04/1997 105 (2) 4

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