Parker earns Latics trial

Oldham Athletic manager Lee Johnson has handed a trial to former Leeds United and Bradford City defender Ben Parker.

Last Updated: 27/03/13 at 14:57

Ben Parker: On his way to Boundary Park

Ben Parker: On his way to Boundary Park

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The 25-year-old left-back left Elland Road last season bringing an end to a seven-year spell which was at times plagued by injury.

Parker made 55 appearances for the Whites and has been capped by England at Under-16, 17, 18 and 19 level.

Since departing West Yorkshire last summer, Parker has had spells with Tranmere and Bury on a non-contract basis.

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