Carlton Palmer


Carlton Palmer

Football player infobox
playername = Carlton Palmer


fullname = Carlton Lloyd Palmer
height = height|ft=6|in=3
nickname =
dateofbirth = birth date and age|1965|12|5|df=y
cityofbirth = Rowley Regis
countryofbirth = England
currentclub =
position = Midfielder
youthyears =
youthclubs = West Bromwich Albion
years = 1984–1989
1989–1994
1994–1997
1997–1999
1999
1999–2001
2000–2001
2001
2001–2003
2004
2005
clubs = West Bromwich Albion
Sheffield Wednesday
Leeds United
Southampton
Nottingham Forest
Coventry City
Watford (loan)
Sheffield Wednesday (loan)
Stockport County
Dublin City
Mansfield Town
caps(goals) = 121 0(4)
205 (14)
103 0(5)
045 0(3)
016 0(1)
030 0(1)
005 0(0)
022 0(0)
043 0(4)
00? 0(0)
001 0(0)
nationalyears = 1989
1990–1992
1992–1993
nationalteam = England U21
England B
England
nationalcaps(goals) = 004 0(1)
005 0(0)
018 0(1)
manageryears = 2001–2003
2004–2005
managerclubs = Stockport County (player-manager)
Mansfield Town
pcupdate = 30 October 2006
ntupdate = 30 October 2006

Carlton Lloyd Palmer (born 5 December, 1965 in Rowley Regis) is a former English professional football player who played as a midfielder, most notably for Sheffield Wednesday.

Playing career

Palmer started his career at West Bromwich Albion, joining as an apprentice in July 1983 before turning professional in December 1984.cite book | last = Matthews | first = Tony | title = The Who's Who of West Bromwich Albion | publisher = Breedon Books | date = 2005 | pages = p. 170–171 | isbn = 1-85983-474-4] He made his league debut in September 1985, as a substitute against Newcastle United. He earned a move to Sheffield Wednesday in February 1989 for £750,000, where he made his name in the Premiership. This led to him being bought by Leeds United manager Howard Wilkinson for £2.6 million in June 1994.

In September 1997 he was signed by Southampton manager Dave Jones for a fee of £1.0 million. In the dressing room he was abrasive, awkward and argumentative but on the pitch he was determined, hard-working and persistent and his long legs made him difficult to play against. In January 1999 he was transferred to Nottingham Forest for a fee of £1.1 million and was replaced in Southampton's midfield by Chris Marsden.

He later played for Coventry City, who loaned him out to Watford for three months in 2000–01. [cite news
date=2000-12-15
url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/teams/w/watford/1072435.stm
title=Palmer is Watford bound
publisher=BBC Sport
accessdate=2007-06-20
] He also had a loan spell at Sheffield Wednesday, [cite news
date=2001-09-04
url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/teams/s/sheff_wed/1524489.stm
title=Palmer back at Hillsborough
publisher=BBC Sport
accessdate=2007-06-20
] , before joining Stockport County in November 2001 as player-manager. Palmer also briefly played for Dublin City in Ireland, whom he joined in August 2004. [cite news
date=2004-08-26
url=http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2004/0826/dublincity.html
title=Carlton Palmer signs with Vikings
publisher=RTÉ Sport
accessdate=2007-06-20
]

Palmer won 18 caps for the English national team, scoring once against San Marino. He was a member of the England squad that went to the 1992 European Championships in Sweden. He was also capped 5 times for the England B team.

Management career

Palmer's management career began when he was appointed player-manager of Stockport County in November 2001. [cite news
date=2001-11-06
url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/teams/s/stockport/1640895.stm
title=Palmer named Stockport boss
publisher=BBC Sport
accessdate=2007-06-20
] He was sacked by the club in September 2003, following a poor start to the season. [cite news
date=2003-09-19
url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/teams/s/stockport/3122286.stm
title=Stockport sack Palmer
publisher=BBC Sport
accessdate=2007-06-20
]

In November 2004, events involving Mansfield Manager Keith Curle resulted in Curle being suspended. With no manager, the Mansfield Chairman rang up Carlton and asked him if he would join The Stags temporarily as manager of the club, which Carlton accepted, without being paid. Keith Curle was later dismissed and Carlton Palmer signed a contract till 2006 as manager of Mansfield Town. [cite news
date=2005-03-09
url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/teams/m/mansfield_town/4333131.stm
title=Palmer earns permanent Stags role
publisher=BBC Sport
accessdate=2007-06-20
] In September 2005, after Mansfield Town were beaten 2-0 by Rochdale and close to the League Two relegation zone, Carlton Palmer resigned as manager saying "I have had a good career and I don't need to take the abuse from the crowd. Keith Haslam, the Mansfield chairman, is a good mate of mine and I want to keep it that way so I will be stepping down as manager". [cite news
date=2005-09-17
url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/teams/m/mansfield_town/4256576.stm
title=Palmer resigns as Mansfield boss
publisher=BBC Sport
accessdate=2007-06-20
]

Post-management

Palmer now works as a pundit on the BBC show Final Score, and also provides match analysis for the Football Channel alongside Peter Reid. On the live coverage of the FA Cup 4th round tie between Mansfield and Middlesbrough he commented that "Robert Huth was riding a tight-rope". He represented Sheffield Wednesday in the 2006 Yorkshire Masters. He also owns the Dam House pub, near the Arts Tower in Sheffield.

Palmer owns an online estate agency in Sheffield called The Home Game, and is a pundit on Ten Sports, the Mid-east Asian sports channel, that is broadcast in the UAE, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. He now works for a school in Dubai (Repton) and teaches football in P.E.fact|date=September 2008

Honours

Sheffield Wednesday

* 1993 F.A. Cup: finalist

Leeds United

* 1996 League Cup: finalist

External links

*soccerbase|6082
*soccerbase (manager)|1758

References

*cite book
author=Duncan Holley & Gary Chalk
title=In That Number - A post-war chronicle of Southampton FC
publisher=Hagiology
year=2003
id=ISBN 0-9534474-3-X


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