|Date of Birth||30 December 1981 (age 36)|
|Place of Birth||Doncaster, England|
|Height||6 ft 4 in|
|Club||Preston North End|
On Parkin is a striker who currently plays in the Coca-Cola Championship for Preston North End. Before coming to Preston, he played for York City, Barnsley, Stoke City, Macclesfield Town and Hull City and had a loan spell at Hartlepool United. He is nicknamed "The Beast" due to his size and physical presence on a football field.