(born 1 November 1960 in Liverpool) is an English former professional football player who played in the Football League and Premier League for Everton, Sheffield Wednesday, Manchester City, Luton Town, Burnley and Cardiff City. Harper is best remembered for playing in the Championship winning Everton side of the mid-1980s.
Alan Edwin Thomas Harper, OBE (born 20 March 1944) is a retired clergyman of the Church of Ireland, having served as Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland from 2007–2012. He is the first English-born Irish primate since the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland in 1869. He and his wife Helen have four children.