Mark Ellis (footballer, born 1988)

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Mark Ellis
Personal information
Full name Mark Ian Ellis
Date of birth (1988-09-30) 30 September 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Kingsbridge, England[1]
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Shrewsbury Town
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Bolton Wanderers 0 (0)
2007–2008 Torquay United (loan) 22 (3)
2008–2012 Torquay United 98 (9)
2009 Forest Green Rovers (loan) 6 (0)
2012–2014 Crewe Alexandra 81 (6)
2014- Shrewsbury Town 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:23, 21 September 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Mark Ian Ellis (born 30 September 1988) is a footballer who plays as a defender for League Two side Shrewsbury Town. He began his career at Bolton Wanderers, without making a senior appearance, and has previously played in the Football League for Torquay United and Crewe Alexandra, as well as a loan spell in the Football Conference for Forest Green Rovers.


Torquay United[edit]

Ellis made his debut for Torquay on 22 September 2007, in the Football Conference clash with Kidderminster Harriers, at Aggborough, which ended in a 5–2 win to Torquay.[2] Following the Gulls promotion to the Football League, Ellis began the 2009–10 season on loan at Conference National club Forest Green Rovers.[3]

Crewe Alexandra[edit]

Ellis turned down a new contract at Torquay United to join newly promoted Crewe Alexandra in League One on 27 June 2012.[4]

Shrewsbury Town[edit]

Following his release from Crewe Alexandra, Ellis joined up with Shrewsbury Town on 30 May 2014 on a two year contract with an option for a further year.[5][6]


with Crewe Alexandra

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 541. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8. 
  2. ^ ""Kidderminster 2-5 Torquay"". BBC Sport. 22 September 2007. 
  3. ^ "Forest Green snap up Torquay duo". BBC Sport. 18 August 2009. 
  4. ^ ""Mark Ellis joins Crewe Alexandra from Torquay United"". BBC Sport. 27 June 2012. 
  5. ^ ""Shrewsbury Town: Mark Ellis joins after Crewe Alexandra release"". BBC Sport. 30 May 2014. 
  6. ^ ""Shrewsbury Town sign defender Mark Ellis"". Shropshire Star. 30 May 2014.