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Interviews 5 March 2019

INTERVIEW: We've got to accept the pressure and deal with it

Defender Tom Parkes confirmed the frustration felt by the team following Saturday's result at Newport but also insisted that the squad is ready to turn things round as they look towards another tough...

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Interviews 24 December 2018

INTERVIEW: I'm happy to be back and involved

Having spent just under two months on the sidelines through injury defender Tom Parkes was thrust back into the action two weekends ago when he came off the bench to replace Jerry Yates with only 11...

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Community 3 December 2018

COMMUNITY: United visit local youngsters as part of the EFL Day of Disabilities

United defenders Danny Grainger and Tom Parkes were given first-hand experience of a penalty shoot-out from a goalkeeper’s point of view when a newly formed football team at the James Rennie School...

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Community 5 October 2018

PLAYER APPEARANCE: Gerrard and Parkes grilled by Community Ticket Scheme pupils

Defenders Anthony Gerrard and Tom Parkes were at St Cuthbert’s Catholic Primary School last Friday afternoon to meet some of the children who came to the weekend home game against Stevenage as part of...

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Interviews 26 September 2018

INTERVIEW: It was important for us to bounce back

We spoke to defender Tom Parkes shortly after full time on Saturday following the hard-earned 1-0 victory against Bury at Gigg Lane.

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Interviews 24 August 2018

INTERVIEW: We feel like the team is coming together well

We spoke to defender Tom Parkes shortly after full time on Tuesday night to get his thoughts on the victory over Port Vale at Brunton Park.

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Interviews 6 July 2018

INTERVIEW: You always want to impress a new manager

Defender Tom Parkes started his second pre-season with the club last week looing to make a mark in front of the new manager and his staff with the places up for grabs when the first game of the season...

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Interviews 22 May 2018

INTERVIEW: We will all want to come back to work ready to impress

We caught up with defender Tom Parkes this week to get his thoughts on his first season at Brunton Park.

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Interviews 22 March 2018

INTERVIEW: When the fans are behind us it gives us a little bit more momentum

Tom Parkes has been a key component of United’s six-game unbeaten run and he’s keen to keep that form going – starting with Saturday’s game against Cambridge.

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Community 16 March 2018

COMMUNITY: Nadesan and Parkes visit academy age groups

First team players Ashley Nadesan and Tom Parkes went to the U9s - U16s academy training session on Thursday evening and the young lads were able to ask the players what it takes to become a...

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Interviews 11 January 2018

INTERVIEW: We've just got to take each game as it comes

Defender Tom Parkes has become a regular feature on the left hand side of a bank of three centre backs in recent weeks, playing alongside two very experienced defenders who have notched up almost...

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Interviews 5 December 2017

INTERVIEW: We dug in deep

Centre back Tom Parkes played a huge part in bringing League One outfit Gillingham back up to Brunton Park on Saturday when his first-half surge out of the United half culminated in a penalty, and the...

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