Walsh, Mark

Birth Date

7th October 1962

Birthplace

Preston, Lancashire

Occupation

Midfielder

Biographical Text

Former Preston North End midfielder Mark Walsh had just returned from New Zealand when he made his sole league appearance for Exeter City in August 1985.  He subsequently played semi-professionally for a string of Lancashire clubs. 

An apprentice with his local club, Preston North End, Walsh signed a full contract for them in October 1980, He went on to play in 62 league games for the Deepdale club, scoring two goals. After being released at the end of the 1983-84 season, Walsh played in Auckland in New Zealand.

Returning to Britain he signed non-contract forms for Exeter City in August 1985 and his only league outing for the Grecians was as a substitute in a 4-0 defeat at Aldershot.

Soon moving on he signed for Morecambe ahead of playing for Chorley, Workington, Accrington Stanley, Clitheroe, Darwen and Great Harwood Town.

Appearances as Substitute

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