|Season||Division||G2G||Win %||Draw %||Loss %|
|Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals|
|Cln = Clean Sheets | CtGR = Clean Sheets to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in|
|Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals|
|Recent First Team Starts|
|May 12th, 2021||12/05/21||League||Premiership||vs. Motherwell (H)||2 - 2|
|Apr 21st, 2021||21/04/21||League||Premiership||vs. Kilmarnock (A)||0 - 3|
|Jan 30th, 2021||30/01/21||League||Premiership||vs. Hibernian (H)||0 - 2|
|Jan 27th, 2021||27/01/21||League||Premiership||vs. St Mirren (H)||1 - 5|
|Jan 16th, 2021||16/01/21||League||Premiership||vs. Hamilton (A)||0 - 0|
|Recent First Team Goals|
|Jan 4th, 2020||04/01/20||League||Championship||vs. QOS (A)||1 - 0|
|List of Goals Scored (click to expand)|
|List of Games Played (click to expand)|
A youth with his native Monaghan United and later Wolverhampton Wanderers, Mark joined Bolton at age 17 in the summer of 2009 for a £1,000,000 fee. His first taste of professional football came in Scotland while on loan at St Johnstone, making his debut in March 2010. By 2011, Mark had represented Ireland at U17, U19 and U21 level. He became captain of Bolton Wanderers's reserve side during the 2011-12 season before going on loan to Macclesfield for a short spell. This would be his final season with Wanderers, before leaving to join Crawley Town on a two-year deal.
During his two seasons with Crawley he became a first team regular and was beginning to attract attention from Championship clubs, quickly becoming a favourite amongst supporters for his "head on the line" defensive style. As a free agent in 2014, he opted to join Scottish Premiership side Kilmarnock despite offers from the higher divisions in England. In his first season at Rugby Park he held down a place as a regular before a broken collarbone unfortunately ended his season. Following a recovery, Mark was named as Kilmarnock's new captain for the 2015-16 campaign. Injury curtailed his opportunities however and at the end of the season his contract was cancelled.
In the summer of 2016, Mark returned to recently relegated Crawley Town where he played a further two full seasons, this time in League Two. Midway through the 2018-19 campaign, he handed in a transfer request and later left to sign for United on a two and a half year deal for an undisclosed fee. Making his debut against Morton at Tannadice a few days later, he formed an impressive partnership with Mark Reynolds and the pair missed only a handful of games through to the end of the season, as United just missed out on promotion to the Premiership, losing the Play-Off final with St Mirren in May 2019.
On 13 August 2020, Mark agreed a contract extension, keeping him at United until 2023.
Last updated on Tuesday, November 29th, 2022 by J Myles.
February 2nd, 2019
Dundee United 2 - 1 Greenock Morton
Mark was born on this date in Monaghan, Ireland.
Dundee United 2 - 1 Morton
An impressive first half performance was enough to give a much-changed Dundee United all three points at Tannadice against Morton.Dundee United had made eleven signings during a busy January t
QOS 0 - 1 Dundee United
For United’s first game of the new decade, there were three changes in the line-up from the side that drew with Dundee. Mark Connolly came in for Mark Reynolds who dropped down to the bench thereby mi
St Johnstone 0 - 0 Dundee United
Hamilton 0 - 0 Dundee United
St Mirren 0 - 0 Dundee United
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