Mark Burke

    Nationality
    eng England
    Position
    Manager
    Current Team
    Hitchin Town

    Mark joined Hitchin Town in May 1985 from Queens Park Rangers, and retired as a player at the end of the 2004-05 season, having made 732 appearances for the club (the second highest in the club’s history), scoring 20 goals. He was captain of the club’s FA Cup giant-killing sides of 1994 and 1995, and skippered the Canaries to two promotion campaigns.

    Mark stayed involved with the club after his retirement and has been the club’s mainstay in promoting and establishing partnerships between Hitchin Town FC and the local community. In 2013/14 he was appointed Assistant Manager to Carl Williams, and at the start of 2014/15 season took over as Manager.

    Under Mark’s leadership the club reached the Southern League Premier Division play-offs in 2015/16 and 2016/17, losing the play-off final to Leamington in May 2017. The club won the Southern League Cup in 2018 and last season reached the 1st Round of the Emirates FA Cup for the first time in 23 years.