Paul Mardon

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Paul Mardon
Personal information
Full name Paul Jonathan Mardon[1]
Date of birth (1969-09-14) 14 September 1969 (age 47)
Place of birth Bristol, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)[1]
Playing position Central defender
Youth career
Bristol City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1991 Bristol City 42 (0)
1990 Doncaster Rovers (loan) 3 (0)
1991–1993 Birmingham City 64 (0)
1993–2001 West Bromwich Albion 139 (3)
1999 Oldham Athletic (loan) 12 (3)
2000 Plymouth Argyle (loan) 3 (1)
2000 Wrexham (loan) 7 (0)
Total 270 (7)
National team
1995 Wales 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Paul Jonathan Mardon (born 14 September 1969) is a former professional footballer who made 270 appearances in the Football League[2] as a central defender. Mardon also earned one cap for the Wales national team against Germany in 1995.[3]

Career[edit]

Born in Bristol, Mardon began his professional career in 1987 with hometown club Bristol City.[1] He scored once for the club,[4] at the age of 19, away to Nottingham Forest in the semi-final of the League Cup on 15 February 1989.[5] He also played for Doncaster Rovers, Birmingham City, West Bromwich Albion, Oldham Athletic, Plymouth Argyle and Wrexham,[2] before retiring due to injury in 2001.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 110. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9. 
  2. ^ a b "Paul Mardon". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 17 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Courtney, Barrie (20 May 2004). "Wales – International Results 1990–1999 – Details". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation (RSSSF). Retrieved 17 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Paul Mardon". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 14 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "Own goal shatters underdog Bristol City". New Straits Times. Reuters. 17 February 1989. Retrieved 14 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "Mardon set to call it a day". BBC Sport. 31 January 2001. Retrieved 28 May 2009. 

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