Mark Cartwright

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Mark Cartwright
Personal information
Full name Mark Neville Cartwright[1]
Date of birth (1973-01-13) 13 January 1973 (age 44)
Place of birth Chester, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Stoke City (Technical director)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1991 York City 0 (0)
1991–1994 Stockport County 0 (0)
1994–1999 Wrexham 37 (0)
1999 Bury (loan) 0 (0)
2000–2001 Brighton & Hove Albion 13 (0)
2002–2003 Shrewsbury Town 27 (0)
2003–2005 Halifax Town 32 (0)
Total 109 (0)
Teams managed
2006 Leek Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Mark Neville Cartwright (born 13 January 1973) is an English former footballer and manager and is now technical director at Stoke City.

Playing career[edit]

Cartwright was born in Chester and played as a goalkeeper with York City, Stockport County before making his professional debut for Wrexham in 1996. He was a bi-part player at Wrexham until the 1998–99 season where he played in 43 matches and produced a fine performance in a 0–0 draw at Manchester City.[2] However, he was overlooked in favour of Kevin Dearden and joined Brighton & Hove Albion in 2000. He played in 15 matches for the Seagulls in 2000–01 helping the side win the Third Division title. He joined Shrewsbury Town in July 2001 where he spent two seasons before retiring due to injury.[3]

He later had a short spell as manager of Leek Town in 2006 before resigning due to work commitments.[4] He later became goalkeeping coach at Livingston,[5] and following this became involved with Colwyn Bay.

He played for Florida Institute of Technology Panthers in Melbourne, Florida during a period when the team recorded 56 wins, 5 loses, and 2 ties. During this time, the Panthers won three consecutive Sunshine State Conference crowns, the 1991 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II National Championship, and had an undefeated seasons in 1992. He graduated with a business degree in 1992, and was inducted in the college's Hall of Fame in 2016.

Later career[edit]

He was a football agent for Beswicks Sports, his client list included Adam Yates and Liam Bridcutt.[6] He was also involved in a number of overseas transfers from the United States to Korea.[7]

On 10 December 2012 Cartwright was appointed technical director at Premier League club Stoke City.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Mark Cartwright profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other[A] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Wrexham 1996–97 Second Division 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
1997–98 Second Division 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
1998–99 Second Division 30 0 5 0 2 0 6 0 43 0
1999–2000 Second Division 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brighton & Hove Albion 2000–01 Third Division 13 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
Shrewsbury Town 2001–02 Third Division 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
2002–03 Third Division 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
Halifax Town 2003–04 Conference Premier 32 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 36 0
Career Total 109 0 9 0 2 0 10 0 130 0
A. ^ The "Other" column constitutes appearances and goals in the Football League Trophy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2003). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2003/2004. Queen Anne Press. p. 82. ISBN 1-85291-651-6. 
  2. ^ "The year we very nearly went down". Red Passion. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Shrews in keeper search". BBC Sport. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Leek Town FC Managers". Leek Town F.C. Retrieved 2010-02-05. 
  5. ^ Northern Premier League website
  6. ^ Shaw, Steve (10 June 2009). "Port Vale: Yates moves closer to deal". The Sentinel. Retrieved 2009-06-10. 
  7. ^ "Stoke City technical director Mark Cartwright searches the world for Potters' talent". The Sentinel. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  8. ^ "City Appoint Technical Director". Stoke City F.C. Retrieved 11 December 2012. 

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