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Mark Walters

Rangers FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 1: A 0
*(actual F 0: A 0)
100% successful

1991

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
70

Profile

Full name Mark Everton Walters (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 2 June 1964 in Solihull, Warwickshire [registered in Meriden, June 1964].
Height/Weight 5' 9", 11st. 10lbs [1988], 5' 10", 12st. 8lbs [1999]

Source

Jack Rollins' Rothmans Yearbooks [1991], Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [1999] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Signed as an Aston Villa FC apprentice on 18 May 1982. After 181 league appearances and 39 goals, Rangers FC paid half a million pounds for his services on 31 December 1987, where he scored 32 goals in 106 Scottish Premier League appearances. Liverpool FC brought Walters back to England on 13 August 1991 for 1.25 million pounds. He returned 94 league appearances with fourteen goals, during which time he was loaned to Stoke City FC, a transfer deadline day deal on 24 March 1994. Walters scored twice in nine league outings before the season's ending. The following season, on 9 September 1994, Walters was loaned to Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, where he scored three goals in nine league appearances. Eventually, Walters was allowed to leave Liverpool FC on a free, and it was Southampton FC, on 18 January 1996, that signed Walters, but he only made five Premier League appearances before being allowed to leave for Swindon Town FC on 31 July 1996, where he made 112 league appearances and scored 27 goals, until he was released on 17 November 1999. His wages being to blame. The 35-year old signed for Bristol Rovers FC, and following 82 league appearances and thirteen goals, he retired on 26 April 2002 having made eaxactly 600 league appearances, and scoring 128 goals.
Club honours FA Youth Cup winners 1979-80; UEFA European Super Cup winners 1982; Football League Division Two runners-up 1987-88; Scottish Premier League Champions 1988-89, 1989-90, 1990-91, runners-up 1988-89; Scottish Cup winners 1991-92; Scottish League Cup winners 1987-88, 1989-90, 1991-92, runners-up 1989-90; FA Cup winners 1991-92; FA Charity Shield runners-up 1992; Football League Cup winners 1994-95;
Individual honours x
Distinctions First black footballer to player for Rangers FC.

Source

Jack Rollins' Rothmans Yearbooks [various] and Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbooks [various].

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 1029th players (1030) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
Only match No. 674, 3 June 1991, New Zealand 0 England 1, an end-of-season tour match at Mount Smart Stadium, Penrose, Auckland, substituted (70), aged 27 years 1 day.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours England B (one appearance), England U21 (nine appearances. 1983-86), England U18, England schoolboy
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Walters joined Coventry Preparatory School as a Saturday morning football coach for the youngsters in February 2003, becoming a full member of staff in January 2006, and is also head coach of the under-14s at the Aston Villa FC academy. He is also Head of Languages at the academy.

 

Mark Walters - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 1 0 1 0 1 70 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Mark Walters - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - Red - Friendly 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Mark Walters - Match History
 Club: Rangers F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: Graham Taylor - 1 full capx

Age 26
1 b 11 December 1990 - Algeria A 0 England 0, Stade du 7th Juillet, Algiers Fr AD sub 83 ?
- 673 1 June 1991 - Australia 0 England 1, Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney   AW squad/sub ?
Age 27
1 674 3 June 1991 - New Zealand 0 England 1, Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland tour AW Start off 70 11
- 675 8 June 1991 - New Zealand 0 England 2, Athletic Park, Wellington AW squad/sub ?
- 676 12 June 1991 - Malaysia 2 England 4, Stadium Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur AW unused sub 16

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