Mark Bright

Where is Mark Bright now?

A prolific scorer throughout his career, Mark Bright finally decided to retire in 1999 after a season at Charlton Athletic with whom he successfully led back to the English Premier League.

A holder of two FA Cup runner-up medals and a League Cup runner-up medal, Bright holds the accolade of scoring the first goal in the new Wembley Stadium which he got in a charity match.

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Since retiring from playing Bright has done a variety of media work as a football pundit, analyst and correspondant on stations such as the BBC, Al-Jazeera and Channel 4.

In 2009 he joined Crystal Palace as part of their academy set up alongside another former Crystal Palace player John Salako.

He currently works at the club in the capacity of Director of Under 21 Development

Alongside his coaching work, Bright also represents Crystal Palace in an ambassadorial role.

He is also an ambassador for Prostrate Cancer UK and is tireless in their work for them.

In 2016, Bright participated in ITV’s fishing competition programme ‘The Big Fish Off’.

Follow Mark Bright on Twitter @Mark__Bright

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Mark Bright: Premier League Statistics

NationalityEnglish
PositionForward
Appearances143
Goals50
Yellow Cards10
Red Cards0
Premier League Teams Played forCharlton Athletic, Crystal Palace, Sheffield Wednesday

Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com