Mark Byrne – Defender/Midfielder
Mark played schoolboy football with Crumlin United before moving across channel to Nottingham Forest in July 2007. He made two league appearances for Forest before going on loan to Burton Albion where he made 7 league appearances. Further loan moves saw Mark move to Rushden & Diamonds (42 league apps, 6 goals) and then Barnet (28 league apps, 6 goals). He made the permanent move to Barnet in 2011 and made a further 199 league appearances (13 goals) in three season there.
Mark then had spells with Newport County (88 league apps, 6 goals) and Gillingham (136 league apps, 8 goals). He was Newport County’s player of the season in 2015/16 and he was Gillingham’s player of the year in 2017/18.
Mark returned to Ireland in 2020 and made 10 league appearances for Shelbourne. He joined Bray Wanderers in February 2021.