An Audience With

Paul Merson

Kicking off our new 'Audience With' series, Arsenal and England legend Paul Merson takes the audience through the highs and lows of a 21-year playing career, which saw him represent England 21 times and make nearly 600 professional appearances. Known for his unpredictable flair on the pitch, Merson now entertains football fans on Sky’s Soccer Saturday show, on which his pronunciation of players’ names and his rapport with fellow panel members helps make the show so popular with football fans.


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Two years after starting his Arsenal career as an apprentice in 1984, Paul made his debut for the Gunners against Manchester City and went on to become a key part of George Graham’s successful side during the late 1980’s. His impressive performances resulted in Merson being named PFA Young Player of the Year in 1989.

During his 425 Arsenal appearances, Paul played a key part in the club’s success; winning the Football League Championship twice, the FA Cup, the Football League Cup, and the European Cup Winners' Cup. He made his England debut against Germany in September 1991 and went on to be named as part of the squads for the 1992 European Championships and 1998 World Cup.

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