Cape Town - Former Fulham captain Scott
Parker has sealed his return to the club, having been appointed as the
Cottagers' first team coach.
Parker, who played 128 times for Fulham and
also represented Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea, called time on his playing
career in June 2017.
He spent last season at Tottenham, working
as an U18 coach and a club ambassador, but has now joined Fulham manager Slavisa
Jokanovic's backroom staff.
"I'm delighted to join the club this
week and look forward to working with Slavisa once again, as well as with the
rest of the coaching staff and players," Parker told Fulham's website.
"I would like to thank everyone at
Tottenham Hotspur for their support and encouragement at the very start of my
coaching career with the U18s throughout last season, in particular John
McDermott for his guidance and ongoing support. I'm looking forward now to the
next step up, coaching the first team at Fulham."
The 37-year-old brings plenty of experience
to Craven Cottage ahead of their first season back in the Premier League since
relegation in 2014.
Parker earned 18 caps for England, even
captaining the side in a friendly against the Netherlands in 2012, having
controversially been given the armband ahead of then Liverpool midfielder
Steven Gerrard by caretaker manager Stuart Pearce.