Mark Proctor (footballer)

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Mark Proctor
Personal information
Full name Mark Gerard Proctor
Date of birth (1961-01-30) 30 January 1961 (age 56)
Place of birth Middlesbrough, England
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1981 Middlesbrough 109 (12)
1981–1983 Nottingham Forest 63 (5)
1983–1987 Sunderland 117 (20)
1987–1989 Sheffield Wednesday 59 (4)
1989–1993 Middlesbrough 120 (6)
1993–1995 Tranmere Rovers 31 (1)
1995–1996 St Johnstone 6 (0)
1996–1997 South Shields
1997–1998 Hartlepool United 6 (0)
National team
1981–1982 England U21 5 (0)
Teams managed
2006 Hibernian (caretaker)
2007–2008 Livingston
2010 Middlesbrough (caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Mark Proctor (born 30 January 1961 in Middlesbrough) is an English football player and coach.

Playing career[edit]

Proctor began his career with Middlesbrough F.C making his debut in 1978. He joined Nottingham Forest in 1981 for £440,000 before moving on to Sunderland in 1983. He remained with Sunderland for four years before moving to Sheffield Wednesday in 1987 for £275,000. After two years in Sheffield he returned to Middlesbrough in 1989 for £300,000. He had further spells with Tranmere Rovers, South Shields and Hartlepool United before retiring in 1998.

Managerial career[edit]

Proctor helped coach Middlesbrough's Academy to the FA Youth Cup in 2004, before becoming their reserve team manager. He then became assistant manager at Darlington and coach at Hibernian. He was manager of Hibernian on a temporary basis for two matches between the departure of Tony Mowbray and the appointment of John Collins. Under his tenure Hibs defeated Dunfermline Athletic 4–0[1] and lost 2–1 to Aberdeen.[2]

After leaving Hibs in the spring of 2007, Proctor was appointed manager of Livingston on 23 May.[3] He managed the club during the 2007–08 season, but was sacked on 3 June 2008. Proctor rejoined Middlesbrough in September 2008, as under-18 coach.[4] Proctor was promoted to first team coach by Tony Mowbray. After Mowbray was sacked by Middlesbrough in November 2013, Proctor also left the club.



  1. ^ "Dunfermline 0–4 Hibernian". BBC Sport website. 23 October 2006. 
  2. ^ "Aberdeen 2–1 Hibernian". BBC Sport website. 30 October 2006. 
  3. ^ "Proctor takes over at Livingston". BBC Sport website. 22 May 2007. 
  4. ^ "Proc Makes Boro Comeback". 2008-09-15. Archived from the original on 18 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-15. 

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