Marlon Jackson (footballer)

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Marlon Jackson
Marlon Jackson 2016-08-20 1.jpg
Jackson playing for Newport County in 2016
Personal information
Full name Marlon Michael Jackson[1]
Date of birth (1990-12-06) 6 December 1990 (age 27)[1]
Place of birth Bristol, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)[1]
Playing position Striker, Winger
Youth career
200?–2009 Bristol City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Bristol City 5 (0)
2009 Hereford United (loan) 5 (0)
2009–2010 Aldershot Town (loan) 24 (1)
2010 Aldershot Town (loan) 9 (0)
2011 Northampton Town (loan) 6 (1)
2011 Cheltenham Town (loan) 1 (0)
2012 AFC Telford United (loan) 8 (1)
2012–2013 Hereford United 25 (7)
2013–2014 Bury 8 (1)
2013 Lincoln City (loan) 4 (1)
2014 FC Halifax Town 14 (0)
2014–2015 Oxford City 24 (5)
2015 Tranmere Rovers 11 (0)
2015–2016 Oxford City 8 (7)
2016–2018 Newport County 28 (0)
National team
2013 England C 1 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:47, 9 May 2018 (UTC)

Marlon Michael Jackson (born 6 December 1990) is an English professional footballer.


Born in Bristol,[1] Jackson joined League Two club Hereford United on an initial one-month loan on 21 August 2009, alongside his clubmate and fellow young striker Tristan Plummer.[2] Jackson joined League Two club Aldershot Town on an initial one-month loan on 25 November 2009.[3]

Jackson joined AFC Telford United on loan in January 2012, and scored on his debut against Kettering Town at the New Bucks Head Stadium. He rejoined the club on loan for a second period in March 2012. At the end of the 2011–12 season, he was released from Bristol City.

Hereford United[edit]

After his release from Bristol City, Jackson joined newly relegated club Hereford United on a one-year deal. He scored on his début and Hereford's first game of the season in a 2–1 win over Macclesfield Town. Following this, in his second game for the Bulls, Jackson was sent off in the first half for violent conduct, in a match which saw Hereford draw 2–2 with Tamworth F.C.


On 31 July 2013 Jackson completed a move back to the Football League by signing for League Two club Bury on a one-year deal. Jackson scored his first goal for the club, coming on as a substitute, to score the third goal in a 3–0 victory against Accrington Stanley.[4]

On 16 January 2014, Jackson's contract was cancelled.[5]

Lincoln City[edit]

On 25 October 2013 Jackson signed for Conference Premier club Lincoln City on a two-month loan from Bury.

FC Halifax Town[edit]

On 16 January 2014 Jackson signed for the Conference Premier club FC Halifax Town from Bury. He was released by Halifax in June 2014 and joined Oxford City.

Tranmere Rovers[edit]

On 29 August 2015 Jackson signed for National League newcomers Tranmere Rovers on a non contract basis. He was released by Tranmere in December 2014 and rejoined Oxford City.

Newport County[edit]

On 27 July 2016 Jackson signed for League Two club Newport County on a one-year contract after a successful trial period.[6] He made his debut for Newport on 6 August 2016 versus Mansfield Town.[7] He scored his first goal for Newport in a 3–2 EFL Cup loss against Milton Keynes Dons on 9 August 2016.[8] On the 18 May 2017 Jackson signed a one-year contract to remain with Newport County.[9] He was released by Newport at the end of the 2017-18 season. [10]


  1. ^ a b c d Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2010). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2010–11. Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing. p. 215. ISBN 978-1-84596-601-0. 
  2. ^ "Bulls bring in attacking trio". Hereford United F.C. 21 August 2009. Archived from the original on 25 August 2009. 
  3. ^ "Loan signing confirmed". Aldershot Town F.C. Retrieved 25 November 2009. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ BBC Sport: Bury 3–0 Accrington Stanley
  5. ^ "Departures confirmed". Bury F.C. 16 January 2014. 
  6. ^ Jackson joins Newport
  7. ^ Jackson debut for Newport
  8. ^ "Newport 2–3 MK Dons". BBC Sport. 9 August 2016. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  9. ^ Jackson extends Newport contract
  10. ^ Released by Newport

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