Mark was born in Newport on 1 October 1959. His career has been well chronicled and included time at Football League clubs Luton Town, Charlton Athletic, Leeds United, Bradford City, Bristol City and Cardiff City.
He has 39 international caps for Wales, mainly playing in midfield, and is a qualified UEFA coach. He was appointed manager of Carmarthen Town in January 2012. His autobiography, Defending Myself, was published in 2009 to critical acclaim. Mark is an Educational Consultant.