Mark Lee (footballer)

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Mark Lee
Personal information
Date of birth (1979-05-31) 31 May 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth Consett, England
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Full back
Club information
Current team
ECU Joondalup
Number 21
Youth career
Middlesbrough
Scarborough
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Hibernian
2003 Swan I.C.
2004–2008 Western Knights
2005–2006 Bayswater City
2006–2007 ECU Joondalup
2006–2007 Perth Glory 8 (0)
2007–2008 ECU Joondalup
2008–2009 Perth Glory 2 (0)
2009– ECU Joondalup
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Mark Lee (born 31 May 1979 in Consett) is an English-Australian footballer.

Club career[edit]

As a junior, he was on the books at Middlesbrough, but failed to make the grade. In 1996, he signed as an apprentice at Scarborough, before moving to Scottish club Hibernian. In 1999, he has a trial with Perth Glory in Australia, but was not taken on.[1] He then went to Lynn University in the United Statess and completed a degree in Sports Management. He subsequently played for several teams in the Western Australia State League, including Western Knights and ECU Joondalup, while working as a youth development coach. In 2005, he was named the Western Australia State League player of the year.[2] He also played for Blyth Spartans, Gateshead, Easington and Consett before heading back to Australia.

Perth Glory[edit]

In 2006, he joined Perth Glory, where he was originally signed as a replacement for the injured Bobby Despotovski, though Perth Glory since decided to extend his contract. He made his A-League debut on 10 December 2006 against Central Coast Mariners. He was released by Perth Glory at the end of 2009 for a second time and now owns his coaching company Mark Lee Football Coaching as well as Pro Football Training.

A-League career statistics[edit]

(Correct as of 30 November 2008)

Club Season League Finals Asia Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Perth Glory 2006–07 8 0 0 - - - - - - 8 0 0
2008–09 3 0 0 - - - - - - 3 0 0
Total 11 0 0 - - - - - - 11 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National League comes calling for Lee". Footballwa.net. Archived from the original on 26 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-01-27. .
  2. ^ "Whirlwind ride!". Perth Glory. Retrieved 2007-01-27. .

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