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Paul Dickov

Dickov playing for Leicester City in 2008
Personal information
Full namePaul Dickov
Date of birth1 November 1972(age 43)
Place of birthLivingston, Scotland
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6.5 in)
Club information
Current clubOldham Athletic (manager)

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Paul Dickov (born 1 November 1972, in Livingston) is a retired Scottish footballer, turned manager who is currently in charge of League One side Oldham Athletic. He retired from playing on 7th May 2011 to concentrate on managing the club.

Dickov started his career with Arsenal, where he won the UEFA Cup Winners Cup in 1994, but was never a first team regular and in 1996 he moved to Manchester City, who were then in Division One. Over six seasons at the club, Dickov experienced two promotions and two relegations, playing in three different divisions. Dickov left in 2002 to join Leicester City, where he stayed for two seasons and, in 2004, he signed for Blackburn Rovers, and was part of the team which qualified for the UEFA Cup in 2005 06. Upon the expiry of his Blackburn contract in 2006, he rejoined Manchester City.

In 2000, he made his debut for the Scotland national team against San Marino. In total he has represented his country ten times, scoring one goal.

His preferred position was as a support striker and even played on the wings.

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