Paul Dickov (born 1 November 1972) is a Scottish former professional footballer and former manager of League One side Doncaster Rovers.
Dickov played as a forward from 1990 to 2011, starting his career with Arsenal, where he won the UEFA Cup Winners Cup in 1994, but often struggled to hold a place in the first team and spent time on loan with Luton Town and Brighton & Hove Albion before moving to Manchester City in 1996 who were then in Division One. Over six seasons at the club, Dickov experienced two promotions and two relegations, playing in three different divisions. Dickov left in 2002 to join Leicester City, where he stayed for two seasons and, in 2004, he signed for Blackburn Rovers, and was part of the team which qualified for the UEFA Cup in 2005–06. Upon the expiry of his Blackburn contract in 2006, he rejoined Manchester City and later went on to play for Crystal Palace, Blackpool, Leicester City, Derby County and Leeds United. He joined Oldham Athletic in 2010 as Player/Manager and later retired from the playing side of the game to concentrate on the managerial side of his position. He held the position at Oldham until he resigned in February 2013. He was manager of Doncaster Rovers from May 2013 until being sacked in September 2015.
In 2000, he made his debut for Scotland, against San Marino. In total he represented his country ten times, scoring one goal.Close