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Mark Beeney

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Mark Beeney - click for larger image  Mark Beeney

Position Goalkeeper
Born 30 Dec 1967, Pembury (England)
Height 193 cm
Weight 93 kg
International Caps none

Club From To Apps Goals Sold for
Gillingham 17 Aug 1985 31 Jan 1987 23 0 £0
Maidstone United 31 Jan 1987 28 Mar 1991 70 0 £30000
Aldershot 22 Mar 1990   7 0 on loan
Brighton and Hove Albion 28 Mar 1991 22 Apr 1993 88 0 £350000
Leeds United 22 Apr 1993 03 Mar 1999 43 0  

Leeds Career League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1992 - 1993 1   0   0   0   0  
1993 - 1994 22   3   2   0   0  
1994 - 1995 0   0   0   0   0  
1995 - 1996 10   1   1   0   0  
1996 - 1997 1   0   0   0   0  
1997 - 1998 1   0(1)   0   0   0  
1998 - 1999 0   0   0   0   0  
Total 35   4(1)   3   0   0  

Jabba's Comments

An excellent squad player who took his chance when John Lukic's form dropped a couple of seasons ago. A good shot-stopper and reasonable on crosses, he wasn't likely to get much chance in the side unless Nigel Martyn has a serious injury.

His one game in 1997-98 was against Sheffield Wednesday with Nigel Martyn suspended - and he didn't do too badly, but was probably responsible for one of their two goals.

1998-99 didn't exactly got off to a great start for Mark - he picked up what turned out to be quite a long-term injury, leaving Paul Robinson as our replacement keeper, and ended sadly as Beeney announced his retirement on March 3 1999.

He's since moved back down south where he now manages The Brickies - Sittingbourne FC in Kent - in the Dr Martens League.

Simon Martin says: Out of the 2 keepers at MUFC (the other being Nicky Johns) Mark was the better keeper. Delighted for him that he made it to a top flight club. Pity he didn't quite get the break but still a good keeper. I saw him play at Dartford, for MUFC, many times and still have good memories of the whole team during the time in the football league

Paul says: i thought that mark was an excellent goalkeeper but never really got to prove that he was. i think that if he did get his chance to prove his point then i think that he would be leeds number 1 goalkeeper instead of john lukic.

Rude Boy says: What a legend he was!!!!!

Ste says: He was another unlucky number 13 kept out by a favoured Lukic, he could and probably should have made more appearances for SUPER LEEDS - really looked like a goalkeeper should too - average lookin and the 1st in the canteen for a pie sandwich. Funny name too - Beeney! Beeney! a folk legend in Leeds.

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