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Mark Burchill

Mark Burchill

Clubs played for: Celtic, Birmingham City, Ipswich Town, Portsmouth, Dundee, Wigan Athletic , Sheffield Wednesday, Rotherham United, Heart of Midlothian, Dunfermline Athletic, Kilmarnock, Enosis Neon, Esan United, Livingston, Scotland U21, Scotland (1998-2015)

Born: 1980

Birthplace: Broxburn, Scotland

Position: Striker

Biography: Burchill arrived at Fratton Park having made a fantastic start to his career at Celtic. He had scored 20 goals in only 17 starts and earned a call up to the Scottish national side. He signed for Pompey in a £600,000 deal but suffered a knee injury after only a couple of games and never fully regained his place in the side. He returned to Scotland to join Kilmarnock in July 2009 and became assistant manager at home town club Livingston in 2014. Latterly worked with former Pompey teammate Eddie Howe as Chief Scout at Bournemouth. Harry Redknapp was quoted as saying 'Good lad, but I can’t find a role for him’.

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