Paul Merson


Paul Merson, Football Speaker


Paul Merson is one of the characters of football, enjoying a successful professional football career as well as turning his hand to managerial and punditry work. Known for his playmaking ability and, Merson’s career span from 1985 to 2006 with a number of elite clubs and his national side. An ideal football speaker for events, Paul describes the drive and determination needed to perform at a high level consistently combined with the ability to perform under the pressure of a huge fan following, making him one of the most desirable sports speakers on the after dinner speaker circuit.

Beginning his career at Arsenal in 1984 as an apprentice, Paul made his debut for the side in 1986 against Manchester City, before becoming a permanent figure in the team towards the late eighties. Winning numerous trophies with the Gunners, Paul enjoyed the success of professional football in one of the most competitive arenas in the world. Merson played for Arsenal 423 times in total, scoring 99 goals in all competitions before moving to Middlesborough for a record £5 million pound fee. Playing for a highly successful club like Arsenal has given Paul the insight into life at the top, allowing him to deliver intriguing talks as a football speaker.

Paul first played for his national side in 1991, playing in a friendly against Germany. Also playing in the 1992 Euro Championship, 1994 World Cup and 1998 World Cup, Merson racked up 21 caps for his country, scoring on three occasions and playing part in a team that had one of the most successful runs for England in the modern era of the sport.

A wonderful sports speaker, Paul ensures the whole audience feel a part of his journey in professional football and enjoys engaging with the crowd and putting his punditry work to use during talks about the game currently. Offering his intriguing views and opinions, Paul is sure to spark up debate and guarantee an interesting evening for guests.

To book football speaker Paul Merson for events as an after dinner speaker or for television work contact us on 01524 733310 or contact us online

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Football Speakers for Hire in the UK and Europe

Laughter UK provide Football Speakers for a wide variety of events such as, corporate events, sportsmans dinners, golf days, awards ceremonies, comedy and curry nights, theatre shows, pub & club entertainment, and many many more. We cover all areas of the UK including Lancashire and Cumbriain the North West of England. Laughter UK will be able to help you make the best choice of Football Speaker for your event. Our Football Speakers include the above personalities. Click on a link to view more information about any of our Football Speakers.

Frank McClintock
John McGovern
Wilf McGuinness
Duncan McKenzie
Frank McAvennie
Paul Merson
Jan Molby
Alan Mullery
Martin Peters
Graham Poll
Mickey Quinn
Kevin Ratcliffe
Lee Sharpe
Neil Ruddock
Joe Royle
Ian St John
Peter Shilton
John Sillett
Tommy Smith
Nobby Stiles
Mike Summerbee
Phil Stant
Alex Stepney
Dean Saunders
Dave Watson
John Barnes
Kenny Burns
Steve Daley
Tony Cottee
Pat Crerand
Tommy Docherty
Fred Eyre
David Fairclough
Paul Fletcher
Barry Fry
Tony Gale
Dermot Gallagher
Jimmy Greaves
Bruce Grobbelaar
Mark Halsey
Dieter Hamann
“Chopper” Harris
Roger Hunt
Sir Geoff Hurst
Norman Hunter
David Johnson
Joey Jones
Alan Kennedy
Kevin Keegan
Steve Kindon
Denis Law
Ray Wilkins
Robbie Fowler
Steve Claridge
John Aldridge
Arthur Albiston
Clive Allen
Ron Atkinson
Viv Anderson
Gordon Banks
John Barnes
Dave Bassett
Peter Beardsley
John Beresford
Bob “The Cat” Bevan
Peter Bonetti
Sir Trevor Brooking
Craig Brown
Steve Bruce
Kenny Burns
Mark Bright
Steve Bull
Sir Bobby Charlton
Jack Charlton
Alan Clarke
Ray Clemence
George Cohen
Stuart Pearce

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