Mark Aizlewood


Mark Aizlewood
Mark Aizlewood
Personal information
Full name Mark Aizlewood
Date of birth 1 October 1959 (1959-10-01) (age 52)
Place of birth Newport, Wales
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1978 Newport County 38 (3)
1978–1982 Luton Town 98 (2)
1982–1987 Charlton Athletic 152 (9)
1987–1989 Leeds United 70 (3)
1989–1990 Bradford City 39 (1)
1990–1994 Bristol City 101 (3)
1994–1995 Cardiff City 39 (3)
1995–1996 Merthyr Tydfil
1996–1997 Aberystwyth Town 30 (1)
1997–2000 Cwmbran Town 69 (0)
National team
1986–1994 Wales 39 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Mark Aizlewood (born 1 October 1959 in Newport) is a Welsh former professional footballer and Wales international.

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Playing career

Aizlewood joined his home-town club, Newport County, only leaving school in 1975. He played for Newport for three years, leaving in 1978 to join Luton Town.[1] After four seasons at Luton, he moved on to Charlton Athletic in 1982.[2]

Aizlewood first played for Wales in 1986, and stayed an international until 1994. He moved to Leeds United in 1987, before moving in to Bradford City in 1989. After Bradford, he had spells at Bristol City, Cardiff City, Merthyr Tydfil, Aberystwyth Town and Cwmbran Town. He retired in 2000.[2]

Non-playing career

Aizlewood had a spell on the coaching staff of Carmarthen Town during 2003–04, but left to become assistant manager of Chester City for 2004–05.[3] As of 2009 he is an agent.[2]

Personal life

Aizlewood speaks Welsh.[4]

Honours

Cardiff City
1993–94

References

  1. ^ "Mark Aizlewood". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. http://www.neilbrown.newcastlefans.com/player/markaizlewood.htm. Retrieved 2010-05-06. 
  2. ^ a b c Wash, Roger (2008). Hatters Heroes. Roger Wash. ISBN 978-0-9560832-0-3. 
  3. ^ "Hanes Y Clwb / Club History". Carmarthen Town A.F.C.. http://www.carmarthentownafc.net/history.htm. Retrieved 2009-05-22. 
  4. ^ Heath, Tony (1996-08-26). "Welsh speak up for their ancient tongue". The Independent. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/welsh-speak-up-for-their-ancient-tongue-1311562.html. Retrieved 2009-05-22. 



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