Marcus Ebdon

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Marcus Ebdon
Personal information
Full name Marcus Ebdon
Date of birth (1970-10-17) 17 October 1970 (age 47)
Place of birth Pontypool, Wales
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Number Spalding United (manager)
Youth career
1984–1991 Everton
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1997 Peterborough United 147 (15)
1997–2003 Chesterfield 192 (13)
2002 Leyton Orient 14 (0)
2003–2005 Tamworth 44 (5)
2006–2007 Alfreton Town ? (?)
2007–2009 Tamworth 2 (0)
2009 Atherstone Town 0 (0)
Spalding United
National team
1990–1991 Wales U21 2
Teams managed
2007 Alfreton Town
2015– Spalding United (manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:45, 4 January 2010 (UTC)

Marcus Ebdon (born 17 October 1970) is a Welsh former professional footballer and currently the manager of Spalding United.

Playing career[edit]

Born in Pontypool, Wales, Ebdon started his football career as a trainee and then professional with Everton. He spent six 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 and went traveling for a year. 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 become the father of twins.[3]

Managerial career[edit]

In January 2007, Ebdon was appointed player/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] However, in May 2007 he followed Mills and Gee back to Tamworth, where he was appointed Youth Development Officer.[2]

In June 2012 he joined Spalding United as player/assistant manager,[5] and in November 2015 was appointed manager of the club.[6]


  1. ^ Marcus Ebdon joins Lambs Archived 30 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ a b Thorpe & Heggs in
  3. ^ "Two doubftful, Ebdon departs, Haywood still out". 9 October 2009. Retrieved 9 October 2009. 
  4. ^ Alfreton appoint from within Archived 5 February 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ TULIPS: Posh legend Ebdon excited by Spalding role Spalding Guardian, 8 June 2012
  6. ^ Ebdon Takes Permanent Role Spalding United, 29 November 2015

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