Paul Mariner

Date of birth22 May 1953
Place of birthBolton
NationalityEnglish
PositionForward

Past his 30th birthday and past his peak when he arrived from Ipswich Town, Arsenal were left to ponder what-might-have-been had Paul been recruited earlier.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Plymouth Argyle 01 Jul 1973 01 Sep 1976
Ipswich Town 01 Sep 1976 01 Feb 1984
Arsenal 01 Feb 1984 01 Jul 1986

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1977-78 Ipswich Town FA Cup 1
1979-80 Ipswich Town League Division One 1
3
1980-81 Ipswich Town FA Cup 1
1
1980-81 Ipswich Town UEFA Cup 2
1
1983-84 Arsenal League Division One 15
7
1984-85 Arsenal FA Cup 3
2
1984-85 Arsenal League Cup 2
1984-85 Arsenal League Division One 34
2
7
1985-86 Arsenal FA Cup 2
1
1985-86 Arsenal League Cup 1
1
1
1985-86 Arsenal League Division One 3
6


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
06 May 1978 Arsenal v Ipswich Town W 0-1 FA Cup Final
01 Mar 1980 Ipswich Town v Manchester United W 6-0 League Division One
03 Jan 1981 Ipswich Town v Aston Villa W 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round
06 May 1981 Ipswich Town v AZ Alkmaar W 3-0 UEFA Cup Final 1st leg
20 May 1981 AZ Alkmaar v Ipswich Town L 4-2
Agg: 4-5
UEFA Cup Final 2nd leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1976-77 England British Home Championship 1
1976-77 England FIFA World Cup
1
1977-78 England A v B 4
1
2
1977-78 England B International 1
1977-78 England British Home Championship 1
1
1977-78 England FIFA World Cup 1
1
1
1979-80 England B International 1
1979-80 England British Home Championship 2
1
1
1979-80 England International Friendly 1
1
1979-80 England UEFA European Championship
2
1980-81 England FIFA World Cup 4
2
1980-81 England International Friendly 1
1981-82 England British Home Championship 1
1
1981-82 England FIFA World Cup 7
2
1
1981-82 England International Friendly 2
3
1982-83 England British Home Championship 1
1982-83 England International Friendly 1
1982-83 England UEFA European Championship 2
1983-84 England UEFA European Championship 3
2
1984-85 England FIFA World Cup 1
1984-85 England International Friendly 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
30 Mar 1977 England v Luxembourg W 5-0 FIFA World Cup Group 2
28 May 1977 Northern Ireland v England W 1-2 British Home Championship
12 Oct 1977 Luxembourg v England W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Group 2
21 Feb 1978 West Germany v England W 1-2 B INTER
13 May 1978 Wales v England W 1-3 British Home Championship
20 May 1978 Scotland v England W 0-1 British Home Championship
30 May 1978 Malaysia v England D 1-1 A v B
07 Jun 1978 New Zealand v England W 0-4 A v B
11 Jun 1978 New Zealand v England W 1-3 A v B
14 Jun 1978 New Zealand v England W 0-4 A v B
18 Jun 1978 Singapore v England W 0-8 A v B
26 Mar 1980 England v Spain W 1-0 B INTER
17 May 1980 Wales v England L 4-1 British Home Championship
20 May 1980 England v Northern Ireland D 1-1 British Home Championship
24 May 1980 Scotland v England W 0-2 British Home Championship
31 May 1980 Australia v England W 1-2 International Friendly
15 Jun 1980 Italy v England L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
18 Jun 1980 England v Spain W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
10 Sep 1980 England v Norway W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Group 4
19 Nov 1980 England v Switzerland W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 4
25 Mar 1981 England v Spain L 1-2 International Friendly
30 May 1981 Switzerland v England L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 4
06 Jun 1981 Hungary v England W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Group 4
09 Sep 1981 Norway v England L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 4
18 Nov 1981 England v Hungary W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 4
25 May 1982 England v Netherlands W 2-0 International Friendly
29 May 1982 Scotland v England W 0-1 British Home Championship
03 Jun 1982 Finland v England W 1-4 International Friendly
16 Jun 1982 England v France W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group 4
20 Jun 1982 Czechoslovakia v England W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group 4
25 Jun 1982 England v Kuwait W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group 4
29 Jun 1982 England v Germany D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round group B
05 Jul 1982 Spain v England D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round group B
22 Sep 1982 Denmark v England D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Group 3
13 Oct 1982 England v West Germany L 1-2 International Friendly
17 Nov 1982 Greece v England W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group 3
23 Feb 1983 England v Wales W 2-1 British Home Championship
21 Sep 1983 England v Denmark L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 3
12 Oct 1983 Hungary v England W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group 3
16 Nov 1983 Luxembourg v England W 0-4 UEFA European Championship Group 3
12 Sep 1984 England v East Germany W 1-0 International Friendly
01 May 1985 Romania v England D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.