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Mark Ford

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Position Midfielder
Born 10 Oct 1975, Pontefract (England)
Height 172 cm
Weight 67 kg
International Caps England: 2 U21, ? Youth

Club From To Apps Goals Sold for
Leeds United 05 Mar 1993 18 Jul 1997 42 1 £250000
Burnley 18 Jul 1997 01 Jun 1999 48 1  
Torquay United 17 Jul 2000 19 Feb 2001 33 4 £15000
Darlington 19 Feb 2001 31 May 2003 61 9  

Leeds Career League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1993 - 1994 0(1)  0  0  0  0 
1995 - 1996 12  5  4  0(1)  0 
1996 - 1997 15(1)1 0  3  0  0 
Total 27(2)1 5  7  0(1)  0 

Jabba's Comments

Tigerish midfielder who came through the junior ranks and for a time was seen as the next David Batty, but after a food run in the side in 1996, he was sold to Burnley where he was in and out of the side. A broken ankle early in the 1998-99 season and the replacement of Chris Waddle by Stan Tennent as manager saw Ford's chances restricted, and so he spent a season in Belgium with KFC Lommel. He returned to prominence as a lodger in Soccer AM presenter Helen Chamberlain's place down in Torquay before moving up to Darlington where he seems to be doing pretty well.

In February 2003 he moved down to Leigh RMI in the Conference on loan for a month and was released at the end of the season.

Shane Faulkner says: Mark Ford is my cousin!!!!!

Ian Boyd says: I watch Fordy at Darlo and hes doin better than pretty well despite the rest of the team trying to hold him back.

Mark Ford says: mark ford is a rock lord! this lad in my class has the same name and is a rock lord tooooooooooo!

Tanya says: Mark Ford is an unreliable rogue whose CD collection contains such delights as Savage Garden!

Swanny says: Mark ford was the best at footie at tad grammer!

johnny lord says: mark ford....was a scummer...at the 3-1 loss to them in the 92 season in the league cup he twas a ball boy...i think lee sh**pe scored nfro them at the south stand end...you can see a ball boy celebrate with them thats mark ford he hates leeds with a passion

Daniel Butchart says: Mark Ford played world class for Darlo week in, week out he had one heck of a shot on him too. But does anyone know if he is still playing

David Fearn says: Mark is now manager of the "Mighty Marcia" team in Bishopthorpe and is found every Sunday proping up the bar and later in the day the roles are reversed and the bar props him up...

Woco says: Mark Ford Played for Dunnington (York) in a friendly against Haxby last night 06/08/04


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