Mark Atkinson (footballer)

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Mark Atkinson
Personal information
Full name Mark Anthony Atkinson
Date of birth (1970-02-16) 16 February 1970 (age 47)
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997 Central United ? (0)
1997–2000 Carlton S.C. 82 (2)
2000–2001 Eastern Pride 10 (0)
2001–2003 Football Kingz 28 (0)
National team
1997–2001 New Zealand 36 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Mark Atkinson (born 16 February 1970) was an association football player who frequently represented New Zealand.

His senior career began with Central United before he moved to Australia to join Carlton S.C.. A short stint with Eastern Pride followed before Atkinson was recruited for the Football Kingz' inaugural season the A-League[1]

Atkinson made his full All Whites debut in a 1-0 win over Fiji on 7 June 1997. He was included in the New Zealand side for the 1999 Confederations Cup finals tournament[2] and he ended his international playing career with 36 A-international caps to his credit, his final cap a substitute appearance in a 5-0 win over Tahiti on 6 June 2001.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Australian Player Database". OzFootball. Retrieved 2008-09-03. 
  2. ^ "1999 Confederation Cup Squad". NZ Football. Archived from the original on 23 August 2006. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "A-International Appearances - Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 
  4. ^ "A-International Scorers - Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 

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