Paul Mariner dead, British football industry Faced with sad news after Paul Mariner, former shooting star “England” has died.
Former England and Arsenal striker Paul Mariner died at the age of 68 on Friday July 9 after a years-long battle with brain cancer.
The Football Association said: “We are sadden to learn that Mariner, who played 35 games for England, has died at the age of 68. Mariner served for England between 1977-1985 and scored 13 goals for us. Condolences and sympathies to his family, friends and former club.”
Mariner started his career at Plymouth Argyle in 1973 before joining Ipswich Town in 1975 and has scored 139 goals in 339 games, including in the squad. White Horse”, the kit that won the FA Cup in 1978 and won the UEFA Cup in 1981.
Mariner then moved to Arsenal in 1984 before making 80 appearances and scoring 17 goals, then joined Portsmouth in 1986 before hanging up with the Gunners. San Francisco Bay in the US League, then became a coach with the opportunity to manage Plymouth and Toronto FC.