20th August 1987
Central Defender
Joined Linfield
June 1, 2015
Previous Clubs
Ballinamallard United
Shirt Number
Home Shirt Sponsor
In memory of Eddie McCurry
Away Shirt Sponsor
Mark McIntosh
Player Notes
Ballinamallard Head Coach Whitey Anderson coached and developed Mark Stafford since he was a boy. Mark won the Irish Youth Cup in 2006 under Whitey and he was captain of the Ballinamallard United squad that won the Championship 1 title in 2011/12 and earned the Fermanagh club's historic promotion to the Premiership where they have remained successfully for 3 seasons.

In announcing on April 20, 2015 that Mark and his team mate David Kee had signed pre-contracts to join Linfield Whitey stated “I have known Mark Stafford for over 20 years, and Davy Kee has been at Ballinamallard for over 6 years. They are two fine young men with great ability and integrity."

Linfield announced on April 20, 2015 that Mark had signed a pre-contract to join Linfield at the end of the 2014/15 season.

Linfield debut in a home 5-0 win against Glebe Rangers in the League Cup on September 1, 2015.

First goal in a 2-0 home County Antrim Shield semi final win against Carrick Rangers on Tuesday December 15, 2015.

Mark agreed a 1 year contract extension on January 19, 2017 to take effect at the expiry of his current contract at the end of the season.

Billy Meikle Memorial Award Winner 2016/17

(at end of 2015/16)

Played: 22

Goals: 5
Next Match
Warrenpoint Town
Irish Premier League
Kick-off : 22nd September at 7:45pm
Venue : Mill town
Last Match
Ballyclare Comrades
Co Antrim Shield
Match Report