Mark Prudhoe

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Mark Prudhoe
Mark Prudhoe 17-07-2010 1.jpg
Prudhoe with Hull City in 2010
Personal information
Full name Mark Prudhoe[1]
Date of birth (1963-11-08) 8 November 1963 (age 53)[1]
Place of birth Washington, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Sunderland (coach)
Youth career
19xx–1981 Sunderland
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1984 Sunderland 7 (0)
1983 Hartlepool United (loan) 3 (0)
1984–1986 Birmingham City 1 (0)
1986 Walsall 26 (0)
1986 Doncaster Rovers (loan) 5 (0)
1987 Sheffield Wednesday (loan) 0 (0)
1987 Grimsby Town (loan) 8 (0)
1987 Hartlepool United (loan) 13 (0)
1987 Bristol City (loan) 3 (0)
1987–1989 Carlisle United 34 (0)
1989–1993 Darlington 146 (0)
1993–1997 Stoke City 82 (0)
1994 Peterborough United (loan) 6 (0)
1994 Liverpool (loan) 0 (0)
1997 York City (loan) 2 (0)
1997–1999 Bradford City 8 (0)
1999 Darlington (loan) 0 (0)
1999–2000 Southend United 6 (0)
2001–2003 Bradford City 0 (0)
2003–2004 Macclesfield Town 0 (0)
Total 350 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Mark Prudhoe (born 8 November 1963) is an English former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper for 17 different Football League clubs.

Career[edit]

Prudhoe was born in Washington, Tyne and Wear and began his career with Sunderland and became a typical journeyman footballer.[2] After a loan spell with Hartlepool United Prudhoe had short spells with Birmingham City, Walsall, Doncaster Rovers, Sheffield Wednesday, Grimsby Town, a return to Hartlepool United, Bristol City and Carlisle United. He then joined Darlington in 1989, where he picked up winner's medals for both the Football Conference and the Football League Fourth Division title.[3]

This earned him a moved to Stoke City where he played 38 times in 1993–94, 48 times in 1995–96 and 15 in 1996–97.[3] Whilst at Stoke Prudhoe spent time out on loan at Peterborough United, Liverpool and York City.[3] He then went on to play for Bradford City, a second spell at Darlington, Southend United, a second spell at Bradford and ended his career at Macclesfield Town.

Coaching career[edit]

Following his retirement as a player, Prudhoe was appointed goalkeeping coach at Hull City in 2005, and in 2011 returned to Sunderland to coach in their academy.[4]

Honours[edit]

Darlington
Stoke City

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hugman, Barry J. (2005). The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records 1946–2005. Queen Anne Press. p. 504. ISBN 1-85291-665-6. 
  2. ^ "Mark Prudhoe". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 2 August 2009. 
  3. ^ a b c Lowe, Simon (2000). Stoke City The Modern Era – A Complete Record. Desert Island Books. ISBN 1-874287-39-2. 
  4. ^ "Hull City: Signing young guns is key to our future, says Adam Pearson". Hull Daily Mail. 2 February 2011. Retrieved 2 February 2011. 

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