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Unlikely Lads - Premier League

First team:

Fabrice Pancrate: (Paris, France 02.05.1980) 
Leicester City (trial), AE Larissa (Greece), Nantes (France), unattached.

Nicky Papavasiliou: (Limassol, Cyprus, 31.08.1970) see Premier League list.

John Park: (
Douglas Water, Scotland 07.10.1913) RIP 01.2002
Chester (wartime), Hartlepools (wartime), Wrexham (wartime), Hamilton Academical (Scotland) (wartime), Stranraer (Scotland) (wartime), Third Lanark (Scotland) (wartime), Albion Rovers (Scotland) (wartime), Queen of the South (Scotland) (wartime).

Ossie Park: (Darlington, 07.02.1905)
RIP 1957
Connah's Quay (loan), Northampton Town, Hartlepools United, North Shields Athletic, Hartlepools United, Consett, .

Scott Parker: (Lambeth, London, 13.10.1980) see Premier League list.

Andy Parkinson: (Johannesburg, South Africa, 05.05.1959) 
Peterborough United, Philadelphia Fury (USA), living in South Africa.

Tom Paterson: (Lochore, Scotland, 03.04.1927) RIP 08.2015
Watford, Berwick Rangers, living in Gateshead. 

Bill Paterson: (Kinlochleven, Scotland, 25.02.1930) RIP 2002
Rangers (Scotland), Morton (Scotland), Cheltenham Town, Inverness Caledonian (Scotland), Hamilton Steelers (Canada). 

Matty Pattison: (Johannesburg, 27.10.1986) see Premier League list.

Lee Payne:
(Luton, 12.12.1966) 
Reading, Veendam (Netherlands), Emmen (Netherlands), Gateshead, Veendam (Netherlands), Player's Agent.

Darren Peacock:
(Bristol, 03.02.1968) see Premier League list.

Gavin Peacock:
(Welling, 18.11.1967)
Charlton Athletic (loan), QPR, media work, pastor (Canada)

Stuart Pearce: (Hammersmith, London, 24.04.1962) see Premier League list.

Billy Pears: (Willington, 15.11.1918) RIP 07.1992
West Stanley, Stockton.

Jim Pearson: (Falkirk, Scotland, 24.03.1953) 
Barrow, Gateshead, North Shields PM, Gateshead, Workington, Whitley Bay C then M, Blyth Spartans C, North Shields M, Gateshead AM, Nike, Sports Law consultant, Last Cawthra Feather, Bradford. 

Tommy Pearson: (Edinburgh, Scotland, 06.03.1913) RIP 03.1999
Aberdeen (Scotland), Aberdeen (Scotland) C, Aberdeen (Scotland) M 

Willie Penman: (Coaltown of Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, 07.08.1939) RIP 12.2017
Swindon Town, Walsall, Dundalk (Ireland), Cheltenham Town PM, Redditch United, living in the Midlands.

James Perch: (Mansfield, 28.09.1985) see Premier League list.

Ayoze Perez: (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 29.07.1993) see Premier League list.

Lionel Perez:
(Bagnols-sur-Cze, France 24.04.1967) see Premier League list.

Tom Phillipson: (Ryton, 31.10.1898) RIP 11.1965
Swindon Town, Wolves, Sheffield United, Bilston United, Walsall, Lord Mayor of Wolverhampton.

Brian Pinas: (Rotterdam, Netherlands, 29.12.1978) see Premier League list (extras).

Frank Pingel: (Resskov, Denmark, 09.05.1964) 
Brondby (Denmark), 1860 Munich (Germany), Brondby (Denmark), Bursaspor (Turkey), Fenerbahce (Turkey), Lille (France), Aarhus (Denmark), FC Midtjyland (Denmark) C, Aarhus (Denmark) physio.

Alessandro Pistone: (Milan, Italy, 27.07.1975) see Premier League list.

Ken Prior: (Newcastle, 13.10.1932) RIP 11.2020 
Millwall, NUFC, Berwick Rangers, North Shields, Ashington, Living in Ashington.

Albert Pudan: (Canning Town, London, 1881) RIP 12.1956
Leicester Fosse, Huddersfield Town M, Leicester Fosse, Leicester City Director/Chairman

Kevin Pugh:
(Corbridge, 11.10.1960) 
Gateshead, Darlington, Gateshead.

Bill Punton: (Glenkinchie, Scotland, 09.05.1934)
Southend United, Norwich City, Sheffield United, Scunthorpe United, Yarmouth Town. Yarmouth Town M, Diss Town M, Lowestoft Town S, BBC Radio pundit.

George Pyke: (Gateshead 26.08.1893) RIP 03.1977
Blyth Spartans

Reserve/Junior:

Ryan Page:
(Newcastle, 22.04.1993)
North Shields, South Shields, North Shields, Newcastle Benfield, Hebburn Town.

Ralph Pake: (POB tbc, DOB tbc) RIP 10.42
Burnley, North Shields tbc, Ashington tbc, Blyth Spartans tbc.

Steven Paris:
(Uphall, Scotland 01.08.1978)
Hibernian (Scotland) (trial), Hamilton Academical (Scotland).

Anth Parry:
Prison (drug dealing offences) 

Michael Parkinson: (Newbottle, 08.06.1971)
Hartlepool United, Seaham Red Star, Bishop Auckland, Esh Winning.

Alex Patterson:
(Newcastle, 07.02.1990)
Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.

Kevin Patterson:
(11.09.59) NUFC 1976-1980 (central defender), Whitley Bay, South Shields, now living in Ryton.

Graeme Paxton:
Millwall (trial)

Brendan Pearson: (Newcastle 01.02.1997)
Gateshead (loan), South Shields, Greenock Morton (Scotland), Blyth Spartans, unattached.

Graham Pepper: (Newcastle 19.08.1977)
Darlington, Spennymoor Town, Gateshead, Blyth Spartans, Whitley Bay.

Owen Peterson:
Hebburn Town,
working for BT, playing cricket for South Shields, North Shields

Chris Pearson:

tbc

Neale Phelan:
Wexford United (Ireland)

John Pickering: (Stockton, 07.11.1944) RIP 05.2001
Halifax Town, Barnsley, NUFC YC, Middlesbrough YC.

Ben Pollock: (Bolton 06.01.1998)
Leeds United (trial), Hartlepool United (trial then permanent), Grimsby Town (trial), Harrogate Town (trial), Dunston UTS, Billingham Synthonia, Hereford FC.

Joe Pooley:
tbc

Alan Pouton: (Newcastle, 01.02.1977) Oxford United, York City, Grimsby Town, Gillingham, Hartlepool United (loan), Gillingham, Dover Athletic.

Karl Porter:
Seaton Delaval, Ashington

Leslie Porter: (Gateshead, 05.05.1923) RIP 11.2002
York City, North Shields.

Baden Powell: (17.06.1931, Hebburn) RIP 01.2014
Spurs (trial), Sheffield United (trial), Darlington, Chelmsford City (guest), South Shields, Horden Colliery Welfare, school teacher, golf caddy.

Harry Powell:
(31.12.2005, POB tbc)
CP
 
Rory Powell: (31.12.2005, POB tbc)
CP

Brian Powton: (Newcastle 29.08.1929)
Preston North End, Hartlepool United.

Phil Pringle:
AS Nancy (France) (trial),
Racing Ferrol, Spain (trial) Gateshead (trial), Leeds University, Morpeth Town, unknown.

Amar Purewal:
(Sunderland, 28.10.1989)
Peterlee College, Ryhope Colliery U18s, Bishop Auckland, Newcastle Benfield, Darlington, Harrogate Railway (loan), Shildon (loan then permanent), West Auckland Town, Hebburn Town.

Coaching/Management:

Alan Pardew:
(Wimbledon, 18.07.1961)
Crystal Palace M, West Bromwich Albion M, Den Haag (Netherlands) C, CSKA Sofia (Bulgaria) TD then M, unattached.

Nigel Pearson:
(Nottingham, 21.08.1963)
Southampton M, Leicester City M, Hull City M, Leicester City M, Derby County M, OH Leuven (Belgium) M, Watford M, Bristol City M.

Fabio Pecchia: (Formia, Italy, 24.08.1973)
Hellas Verona (Italy) M, Avispa Fukuoka (Japan) M, Juventus (Italy) YC.

Stephen Purches: (London, 14.01.1980)
As a player: West Ham, Bournemouth, Leyton Orient, Bournemouth.
As a coach: Bournemouth RC, Bournemouth AM, NUFC AM.

Trialist:

Pietro Parente:
(Barletta, Italy, 09.11.1971)
Torino (Italy), NUFC trial Jan 1999, Genoa (Italy), Livorno (Italy), Ancona (Italy), Taranto (Italy) (loan), Ancona (Italy), Venezia (Italy), Pro Vasto (Italy) Vis Pesaro (Italy), Monopoly (Italy), Cavese (Italy), Barletta (Italy), Cosenza (Italy), Albenga (Italy), Manduria (Italy), Martina (Italy), Pisticci (Italy), Maruggio (Italy), Rubierese (Italy), retired.

Lawrie Pearson: (Newcastle, 02.07.1965)
Manchester United, NUFC trial, Gateshead, Hull City, Bristol City, Port Vale, Whitley Bay, Barrow, Darlington, Chesterfield (loan), Blyth Spartans, Boro community officer.

Jason Peake: (Coalville, 29.09.1971)
Leicester City, Hartlepool United (loan), NUFC trial, Halifax Town, Rochdale, Brighton & Hove Albion, Bury, Rochdale, Plymouth Argyle, Nuneaton Borough (loan then permanent), retired. Chiropodist in Leicester.

Scott Pocklington: (Newton Aycliffe, 18.09.1990)
Darlington, free agent, NUFC trial, Newcastle Benfield, Newton Aycliffe, Bishop Auckland, South Shields.

Jason Prior: (Portsmouth, 20.12.1988)
AFC Wimbledon, Dartford (loan then permanent), Gosport Borough (loan), Bognor Regis Town, Margate, Bognor Regis Town (loan), Havant & Waterlooville, Dorking Wanderers, Havant & Waterlooville.

Key:

If no letter, then player or:

C
=Coach, M=Manager, AC=Assistant Coach AM=Assistant Manager, D=Director, IM=Interim Manager aka Caretaker, JM=Joint Manager MD=Managing Director, RC=Reserve Coach, AD=Academy Director, AAD =Academy Asst. Director  S=Scout TD=Technical Director

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