Bernard Parker is a South African professional association football midfielder/striker, currently playing for FC Twente in the Netherlands.
Bernard Parker was born and grew up in Reiger Park, a township next to Boksburg. He was quite good in a variety of sports and excelled in short and long distance running as well as achieving Eastern Gauteng colors in swimming.
A product of the School of Excellence, Parker made his debut in the professional ranks for Benoni Premier United.
He remained in Durban with Thanda until early 2009 when he obtained a transfer to former World and European Cup Winners Red Star in Serbia. In July 2009 he signed a double contract with FC Twente and now is under investigation of FIFA. If this proves right, Parker will face minimum 6 months of suspension.
On 17 June 2009, he scored both goals in a 2–0 win over New Zealand in the 2009 Confederations Cup, and also received the Man of the Match award.