Damerell, Mark

Birth Date

31st July 1965


Plymouth, Devon



Biographical Text

Plymouth-born Mark Damerell, who had made half-a-dozen league appearances for Plymouth Argyle, played a single league game for Exeter City in the early 1990s before continuing his career in the South Western League.  

Mark was aged twenty-four and playing football for St Blazey when he joined his home town club in 1989. Finding opportunities limited at Home Park, the winger made just six appearances - all from the bench - before signing for Exeter City on a non-contract basis in December 1991. 

Having played in the Western League for the likes of Liskeard Athletic and Saltash United  earlier in his career, and now turning down an offer to return to the latter, Mark was determined to have another opportunity in the professional game. 

Successfully scoring six times in four reserve games, manager Alan Ball gave Mark a first-team debut against Swansea City but - with what was effectively a month’s trial coming to an end - decided against offering Mark a contract.  

Mark then returned to the South Western League with Penzance and spent the bulk of the rest of his career appearing in Cornwall for Truro City, Bodmin Town, Torpoint Athletic and Porthleven where he had a spell as joint first-team manager. 


Exeter City league games only




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