Mark McGhee

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Mark McGhee
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Personal information
Full name Mark Edward McGhee
Date of birth 25 May 1957 (1957-05-25) (age 57)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1977 Greenock Morton 64 (37)
1977–1978 Newcastle United 28 (5)
1978–1984 Aberdeen 164 (63)
1984–1985 Hamburg 30 (7)
1985–1989 Celtic 88 (27)
1989–1991 Newcastle United 67 (24)
1991 IK Brage 3 (2)
1991–1993 Reading 45 (7)
Total 489 (172)
National team
1983–1984 Scotland 4 (2)
Teams managed
1991–1994 Reading
1994–1995 Leicester City
1995–1998 Wolverhampton Wanderers
2000–2003 Millwall
2003–2006 Brighton & Hove Albion
2007–2009 Motherwell
2009–2010 Aberdeen
2012– Bristol Rovers
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Mark Edward McGhee (born 25 May, 1957 in Glasgow, Scotland) is a former professional footballer and current manager of English club Bristol Rovers.

Playing career[change | change source]

McGhee played for many Scottish and English clubs, before he had to retire because of injury. He started his playing career at Greenock Morton before moving on to Newcastle United, Aberdeen, Hamburg, Celtic, IK Brage and Reading and won the Scottish PFA Players' Player of the Year in 1982 as well as four caps and two goals for the Scotland national football team. His greatest career moment came in 1983 when he was in the Aberdeen side that defeated Real Madrid 2-1 to lift the European Cup Winner's Cup.