THE MANAGERS - THE FOOTBALL 7S

TOURNAMENT AMBASSADORS

PAUL MILLER

Paul was born and raised in Stepney, East London. In his early years, he played for Senreb Boys Club which has produced many fine players over the generations.

On leaving school at 15 years old in 1975, he joined Tottenham Hotspur, remaining there for the next 12 years and making around 300 appearances. Paul played a key role in the 1984 UEFA Cup victory, scoring an away goal in the first leg of the final against Anderlecht, along with winning two FA Cup medals. He was granted a testimonial for long service in 1986 against Rangers.

Paul also had playing spells at Skeid, Charlton Athletic, Watford, Bournemouth, Brentford and Swansea City
Following on from his football career, Paul re-educated in financial services and went to work for Kleinwort Benson Merchant Bank, Banque de Luxembourg and UBS Private Bank. Currently, Paul works as a broker covering the investment world.

To this day, Paul still has a strong association with Tottenham Hotspur - working for the club as an Ambassador together with a number of his former team mates.

An avid football fan and keen supporter of present and future stars, Paul is dedicated to help find the stars of the future through this tournament.

RAY PARLOUR

Ray Parlour spent his career playing for Arsenal, Middlesbrough, Hull City. During his Arsenal career he was nicknamed "The Romford Pelé"; although the nickname was given with an ironic sense of humour, on account of his solid performance but unglamorous image.

He has been described as an "unsung hero" and praised as a "fans favourite" for his high-energy performances.

He is now a pundit on television and has been featured on the radio stations BBC Radio 5 Live and Talksport. In 2012, Ray brie?y came out of retirement to play for Wembley in the clubs FA Cup fixtures.

During his time playing for Arsenal, Ray won The Premier League three times, The FA Cup four times, The League Cup once, The FA Community Shield three times and The UEFA Cup once.

Ray quietly went about his job in a star studded Arsenal team. His achievements over the years have led many Arsenal fans to believe that he is one of the most under-rated players of his generation. He currently holds Arsenal's all-time Premier League appearances record - which stands at 333 appearances.

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OSVALDO ARDILES

The 1978 Argentinian World Cup winner Osvaldo Ardiles, affectionately known as Ossie is forever remembered for wanting to "win the cup for Tottingham". Ossie did just that in 1981 and after a brief loan spell playing for Paris Saint-Germain, followed it up with a UEFA Cup win in 1984.

Ossie stayed at Spurs for a decade leaving in 1988 and went on to play for Blackburn Rovers, Queens Park Rangers and Swindon Town.

Moving into management midway through 1989, Ossie went on to manage 15 clubs in various countries.

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RAY CLEMENCE

Ray Clemence was signed by Liverpool manager Bill Shankly on 24th June 1967 from Scunthorpe United and went on to win what was then the First Division title five times, the FA Cup and League Cups once each, The European Cup three times, The UEFA Cup twice, a UEFA Super Cup once and The Charity Shield five times.

Ray moved from Liverpool to Tottenham Hotspur in 1981 where he went on to win another FA Cup, a Charity Shield and a UEFA Cup. Ray is in a select group of players who have appeared in five or more FA Cup finals.

Ray was a regular for England between 1972 and 1983, making his debut and keeping his first clean-sheet in the 1-0 World Cup qualifier win over Wales at Ninian Park on 15 November 1972.

He retired in 1988 and joined the coaching staff at Spurs, working his way through to the first team, before leaving to become joint manager of Barnet in January 1994. At the start of the 1994-95 season, Ray took sole charge, leading Barnet to 9th and 13th in Division 3.

In August 1996 he was recruited by his former Spurs and England team-mate, Glenn Hoddle, as goalkeeping coach for the England team, a position he continued to hold under Hoddle's successors Kevin Keegan, Sven-Göran Eriksson and Steve McClaren.

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ALAN BRAZIL

Alan Bernard Brazil is a Scottish broadcaster and former Scottish International footballer. Alan played for Ipswich Town under the late Bobby Robson, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United, Coventry City, Queens Park Rangers, Stanbridge United, Witham Town, Wollongong City, Chelmsford City and FC Baden.

He played as a forward before being forced to retire due to a recurring back injury. He moved into media presentation, initially on Television, before moving over to radio where he has, for many years, been the Breakfast Show host on Talksport.

During his playing career, Alan was a runner up in the old First Division, won The UEFA Cup twice, once with Ipswich in 1981 and once with Tottenham Hotspur in 1984.

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Clive Allen

Clive Allen played as a forward for seven different London clubs.

Clive Allen was born into a large footballing family. His father is Les Allen who was a member of Tottenham Hotspur's Double-winning team of 1960–61. His younger brother is Bradley Allen and his cousins Martin and Paul Allen all had successful football careers.

Clive’s most successfully spell was whilst playing for Tottenham Hotspur, scoring twice on his debut in a 4-1 away win at Everton. He scored 10 goals from 18 appearances in his first season, in which Spurs finished third behind Liverpool and Everton. In the 1986–87 he scored 33 League goals, and a mamouth 49 goals in one season in all competitions, picking up the titles of PFA Player of the Year and Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year.

Clive was the Tottenham Hotspur reserve team coach under Martin Jol. He was coach of Spurs Reserves when they won the FA Premier Reserve League Southern Division in 2005–06.

After Jol's dismissal in October 2007, Allen took up the position of Interim Manager of the senior squad, taking charge of the team for one match, before handing the reins over to Juande Ramos.

Clive now works as a pundit for a variety of media organisations.

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Steve Lomas

Steve Lomas, a midfielder, first made his name with Manchester City after joining them in 1991. He then moved onto to West Ham United in 1997 for a fee of £2.5 million, making his West Ham debut on 9 April 1997. He made 227 competitive appearances, scoring 13 goals, becoming club captain and was a member of the West Ham team which won the Intertoto Cup in 1999. On 31 August 2005, he was released on a free transfer and joined Queens Park Rangers. He left QPR in May 2007, and joined Gillingham.

Steve’s International career earned him 46 caps for the Northern Ireland National side, scoring three goals.

After leaving Gillingham, Lomas took up a coaching role at Norwich City before managing St Neots Town, leading the club to their most successful season for 40 years. In February 2011 he accepted the position of reserve team manager at West Ham United

Steve moved on to St Johnstone in November 2011 and in October 2012 was named SPL Manager of the month, the first time a St Johnstone manager had won the award. Steve achieved the best run of results at St Johnstone since 1971, reaching 2nd place in the SPL table behind Celtic.

Steves had a short run in the managerial position at Millwall in the 2013 season, but left before a year was out.

Pat Jennings

Patrick Anthony "Pat" Jennings OBE was born the 12th June 1945. A former goalkeeper. Pat played 119 games for Northern Ireland, a Northern Ireland record, in an international career which lasted for over 22 years.

During his career Pat played for Newry Town, Watford, and in the top division with Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal, winning the FA Cup with both of the north London rivals. In total, Jennings made over 1,000 top level appearances, and despite being a goalkeeper he scored in the 1967 FA Charity Shield.

Pat spent thirteen years at White Hart Lane, where he played in 472 league games for Spurs, and 591 games in all competitions. He won the FA Cup in 1967, the League Cup in 1971 and 1973, and the UEFA Cup in 1972. In 1973 the Football Writers' Association named him as its footballer of the year. Three years later he won the PFA's version of the award. He was the first goalkeeper to receive this accolade, and to this date remains only one of two.

In August 1977, Pat was transferred to Tottenham's arch-rivals, Arsenal and he played for Arsenal for another eight years. Whilst at Highbury, he helped Arsenal to four Cup finals in three successive years; the FA Cup final in 1978, 1979, and 1980, as well as the European Cup Winners Cup final that year. However, Arsenal only managed to win the second of these finals.


Charlie Miller

Charlie Miller is a retired Scottish footballer. He started his career at Rangers, and was voted the SPFA Young Player of the Year in 1995 during his time with the club. After spells with English Premier League clubs Leicester City and Watford, Miller joined Dundee United in 2000 where he played for four seasons.

After retiring from professional football, he began operating a youth football academy program in Castlemilk as well as playing in a local amateur team alongside Andy McLaren.


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