Ray Parlour is an English former professional footballer who played as a midfielder from 1992 to 2007. Ray spent his career playing for Arsenal, Middlesbrough, Hull City. During his Arsenal career he was nicknamed “The Romford Pelé on account of his solid performance but unglamorous image. He is a firm favourite with Arsenal fans for his high-energy performances and his enthusiasm for the club and for the stories he tells from his time there.
Ray won the Premier league 3 times in his career and the FA Cup 4 times and he is a regular pundit on television, as well as on Talksport. Ray is one of the most successful and funniest after dinner speakers on the circuit.