Marcus Ebdon

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Marcus Ebdon
Personal information
Full name Marcus Ebdon
Date of birth (1970-10-17) 17 October 1970 (age 44)
Place of birth Pontypool, Wales
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1989–1991 Everton
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1997 Peterborough United 147 (15)
1997–2003 Chesterfield 192 (13)
2003 Leyton Orient 14 (0)
2003–2005 Tamworth 44 (5)
2006–2007 Alfreton Town ? (?)
2007–2009 Tamworth 2 (0)
2009 Atherstone Town 0 (0)
National team
1990-91 Wales U21
Teams managed
2007 Alfreton Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:45, 4 January 2010 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Marcus Ebdon (born 17 October 1970 in Pontypool, Wales) is a professional Welsh footballer, who most recently played for Southern Football League Division One Midlands side Atherstone Town, where he played as a midfielder.

Playing career[edit]

Ebdon started his football career as a trainee with Everton. He spent three years there before moving to Peterborough United in July 1991. During his time with The Posh, Marcus made 147 appearances and scored 15 goals for the club.

March 1997 seen Ebdon move from Peterborough United to Chesterfield, where he was subject of a £100,000 price tag. Ebdon made a total of 192 appearances and scored 13 goals between 1997 and 2003 for club, before moving to Leyton Orient in August 2003.

Ebdon was only briefly with The O's before moving to Staffordshire side Tamworth in November 2003.[1] At the end of the 2005 Conference National, Ebdon retired. In 2006 however, he was called out of retirement to play for Alfreton Town where he was reunited with former Tamworth managers Gary Mills and Darron Gee.


On 22 May 2007, Marcus Ebdon was appointed as Youth Development Officer of Conference North side Tamworth, and again became re-united with Gary Mills and Darron Gee.[2]

Ebdon was named as a substitute for a home league match against Barrow on 15 September 2007, stating the desire of Tamworth to use Marcus as a squad player if needed.

Atherstone Town[edit]

On 9 October 2009, it was announced that Ebdon had left The Adders to concentrate on his role with Kettering Town's youth set-up and he had recently became the father of twins.[3]

Managerial career[edit]

In January 2007, Ebdon was appointed manager of Alfreton Town for the remainder of the season following Darron Gee's decision to join Gary Mills as assistant manager at Tamworth.[4]

May 2007 saw Ebdon follow Gary Mills & Darron Gee back to Tamworth. He was appointed Youth Development Officer of the club.[2]

He is currently Assistant Manager to Paddy Rayment at Spalding United in the United Counties league


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