Paul Mariner - Manager Profile

Full Name: Paul Mariner
Born: May 22nd, 1953 (Bolton, England)
Jun 7th, 2012 to Jan 7th, 2013

Most Appearances Top Scorers
1. Richard Eckersley - 27
2. Luis Silva - 26
3. Terry Dunfield - 26
4. Ashtone Morgan - 25
5. Ryan Johnson - 25
6. Jeremy Hall - 24
7. Reggie Lambe - 22
8. Logan Emory - 21
9. Eric Avila - 19
10. Andrew Wiedeman - 19
1. Ryan Johnson - 7
2. Terry Dunfield - 6
3. Danny Koevermans - 6
4. Luis Silva - 6
5. Eric Hassli - 3
6. Quincy Amarikwa - 2
7. Torsten Frings - 2
8. Reggie Lambe - 2
9. Andrew Wiedeman - 2
10. Jeremy Hall - 1

First Match In Charge: Saturday, June 16th, 2012 vs. Kansas City (0-2)

Total Players Used: 27 (31 including unused subs)

Biggest Win(s)
Aug 1st, 2012 5 - 1 vs. CD Aguila, CONCACAF Cup

Heaviest Defeat(s)
Sep 29th, 2012 1 - 4 vs. New York Red Bulls, MLS
Jul 8th, 2012 0 - 3 vs. Philadelphia Union, MLS

Overall Record

Games Won Drawn Lost For Against GD
28 6 8 14 37 46 -9
(21.4%) (28.6%) (50.0%)

At Home

Games Won Drawn Lost For Against GD
13 3 5 5 18 19 -1
(23.1%) (38.5%) (38.5%)

Mariner was named Director of Player Development for Toronto FC on 6 January 2011, joining new head coach Aron Winter at the club.

After starting the season with 9 straight losses, former Toronto Coach Aron Winter stepped down and Toronto named Mariner head coach on 7 June 2012. Mariner recorded his first victory as Toronto manager on 27 June against Montreal Impact, the game ended in a 3-0 away win. After amassing just 6 wins in 28 games, alongside 14 losses and 8 draws, Mariner was dismissed on 7 January 2013.

Prior to his appointment at TFC, Mariner had served as assistant to Steve Nicol at New England from 2004-2009 and as Manager of Plymouth Argyll from 2009-2010. Plymouth is where he started his professional playing career in 1973, scoring 56 times in 135 appearances. His playing career also took in Ipswich, Arsenal and Portsmouth as well as 35 appearances for the England national team.

Starting in 2020, he made a return to MLS commentating for some of the Revolution games, sharing the duty with Charlie Davies.

On 10 July 2021, it was announced that Mariner had died the day before at the age of 68, following a short battle with brain cancer.