Mark Sandford


Player Profile

Place of Birth:

Nationality: Ireland

Position: Forward

Height: 6' 0"

Club History


Start DateEnd DateTeam
Jun 2017 Present Cherry Orchard
Nov 2014 Jun 2016 Shelbourne
Aug 2012 Oct 2014 Shamrock Rovers


Start DateEnd DateTeam

Mark played underage football with Lourdes Celtic and Crumlin United before signing with Shamrock Rovers U19s in 2012/13. For the senior team, he was an unused substitute in the Hoops Leinster Senior Cup final win over St Pats CY on 3 September 2012 and he played in the summer friendly against Aston Villa in August 2013. He re-signed for the club's U19 squad for the 2013/14 season.

In February 2014 Mark was included in the Hoops' reserve side that competed in the 2014 First Division. He played in 19 league matches for the First Division team, scoring two goals, both in a 3-2 defeat to Shelbourne. In November 2014, Mark completed a move to Shelbourne as they prepared for the 2015 First Division season.

Mark went on to score five times in twenty-two league appearances for Shelbourne as they finished fourth in 2015 First Division, just four points behind third placed UCD. He stayed with the club for the 2016 season and made two substitute appearances in the league before leaving the club in June 2016.


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