Mark Smyth

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Mark Smyth
Personal information
Date of birth (1985-01-09) 9 January 1985 (age 33)
Place of birth Liverpool, England
Playing position Midfielder/Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2005 Liverpool 0 (0)
2005–2006 Accrington Stanley 0 (0)
2006–2007 Vauxhall Motors
2007–2008 Bangor City 24 (8)
2008–2009 Leigh Genesis
2009 Witton Albion
2009–2013 Bangor City 31 (7)
2013 Prestatyn Town 9 (2)
2013 Gap Connah's Quay 5 (1)
2014– Prestatyn Town 0 (0)
National team
2002 England U17 8 (3)
2003 England U18
2004 England U19
2005 England U20 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:55, 4 January 2014. (UTC)

Mark Smyth (born 9 January 1985) is an English football midfield player who plays for Welsh Premier League side Prestatyn Town. Smyth started his career playing for Liverpool. Smyth made one appearance for Liverpool, coming on as a substitute in a Football League Cup quarter final win at Tottenham Hotspur in December 2004.

Career[edit]

He was released from the Anfield club at the end of the 2004/2005 season. He was signed by Accrington Stanley,[1] but he soon moved to Vauxhall Motors.

In December 2006 Mark signed for Bangor City in the Welsh Premier, then managed by Steve Bleasdale. He made a dozen league appearances for City by the end of the season and was part of the first team squad again during pre-season 2007-08; he was released in 2008 and had a trial with Chester City before signing for Leigh Genesis F.C.. He then moved on again to Cheshire league side Witton Albion,[2] before re-signing for Bangor City in 2009.

Mark helped Bangor City win the Welsh Premier League in 2011, as well as reach the Welsh Cup Final for the fourth consecutive year.

Mark was released from his contract at Bangor City at the start of 2013 and signed for Prestatyn Town on a free transfer. Smyth was then subsequently cup-tied for the Welsh Cup Final as Prestatyn met Bangor City, which meant he failed to receive a winners medal.

Smyth then signed for Gap Connah's Quay at the start of the 2013/14 season. In the following January transfer window Smyth joined fellow Welsh Premier League side and former club Prestatyn Town until the end of the season.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Accrington sign former Red Smyth". BBC. 2005-11-18. Retrieved 2008-05-15. 
  2. ^ "Chester look at ex-Liverpool man". BBC. 2008-05-15. Retrieved 2008-05-15. 
  3. ^ "3 NEW SIGNINGS FOR THE TOWN". Prestatyn Town F.C. 3 January 2014. Archived from the original on 4 January 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2014.