Mark Hawthorne (footballer)
|Full name||Mark David Hawthorne|
|Date of birth||31 October 1973|
|Place of birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Hawthorne began his career as a junior with Crystal Palace, turning professional in June 1992. He moved to Sheffield United on a free transfer in August 1994 after failing break into the first team at Selhurst Park. He played three times in the club's Anglo-Italian cup side, but was released later that season again having failed to make his league debut.
He joined Walsall on non-contract terms before moving to Torquay United in March 1995 and finally making his league debut later that season. He was released in the summer of 1997 by Torquay head coach Kevin Hodges after making 58 league appearances. He joined Hayes, but by the end of September had moved to Crawley Town where he made 113 appearances and scored 13 goals. He moved to Slough Town, but returned to Crawley on 3 November 2000 when the travelling to Slough became too much for him. He was released by Crawley at the end of the 2000–2001 season, and after proving his fitness in a trial period, rejoined Slough Town in August 2001.
Hawthorne left Slough to join Carshalton Athletic in November 2002, but left in June 2004, after playing 34 games, to try to find a club closer to his Horsham home. He joined Worthing for pre-season training and again on trial in September 2004.
References and notes
- Struggling Rebels add to squad Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine
- Hawthorne leaves Rebels Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine
- Hawthorne leaves Robins Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine
- Rebels like the look of Hawthorne Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine
- Hillians snap up Hawthorne Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine
- New look Hornets all geared up Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine
Mark Hawthorne at Soccerbase