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Carlton Palmer

Carlton Palmer

Ex Professional Footballer

Carlton Lloyd Palmer started his football playing career at his home club, West Bromwich Albion, joining as an apprentice. After 6 years at West Brom he was sold to Sheffield Wednesday where he made his name in what was the old First Division. During his career he also played for Leeds United, Southampton, Nottingham Forest, Coventry City, Watford, Stockport County as well as a brief stint at Dublin City.

Carlton played 18 times for the England National team under Graham Taylor. He was a member of the England squad that went to the 1992 European Championships in Sweden and he was also capped 5 times for the England B team.

Carlton’s management career began when he was appointed player-manager of Stockport County in November 2001. He has since set up his own Football Academy in 2012 teaching football and P.E in Shanghai and is currently Director of Sport at Wellington College, Shanghai.

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