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Mark Gillespie Overall Career Stats and Analysis

Mark Gillespie is an English professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Newcastle United. He was born on 27 March 1992 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

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Club Career Of Mark Gillespie

Gillespie began his career at Newcastle United’s academy but he was released at the age of 16. He then joined Carlisle United where he made his professional debut in 2010. He went on to make over 160 appearances for the club before moving to Walsall in 2017.

After a year at Walsall Gillespie joined Motherwell in 2018. He quickly established himself as the club’s number one goalkeeper and he made over 50 appearances for the club in two seasons.

In 2020, Gillespie returned to Newcastle United on a free transfer. He has been a backup goalkeeper for the club ever since but he has made a few appearances in cup competitions.

Overall Career Stats

These Stats are up-to-date as of Oct 2023

ClubAppearancesClean SheetsGoals Conceded
Carlisle United16143222
Walsall23332
Motherwell571178
Newcastle United000
Total24157332

Statistical Analysis

  • Gillespie has kept a clean sheet in 24% of his professional appearances.
  • He has conceded an average of 1.38 goals per game.
  • He has saved 72% of the shots he has faced.
  • He has made 36 errors leading to goals in his career.

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Each Club Statistical Analysis

  • Carlisle United: Gillespie played 161 matches for Carlisle United keeping 43 clean sheets and conceding 222 goals. This gives him a clean sheet percentage of 26% and an average of 1.41 goals conceded per game.
  • Walsall: Gillespie played 23 matches for Walsall keeping 3 clean sheets and conceding 32 goals. This gives him a clean sheet percentage of 13% and an average of 1.39 goals conceded per game.
  • Motherwell: Gillespie played 57 matches for Motherwell keeping 11 clean sheets and conceding 78 goals. This gives him a clean sheet percentage of 19% and an average of 1.37 goals conceded per game.
  • Newcastle United: Gillespie has not yet made a senior appearance for Newcastle United.

Other Stats

  • Save against shots from inside the box: 77%
  • Save against shots from outside the box: 60%
  • Save against penalties: 60%
  • Errors leading to goals per 90 minutes: 0.15
  • Distribution accuracy: 75%

Memorable Moments for Mark Gillespie

  • Making his professional debut for Carlisle United in 2010 at the age of 18.
  • Keeping a clean sheet on his Newcastle United debut in the EFL Cup in 2020.
  • Being named Motherwell’s Player of the Year in 2019.
  • Saving a penalty from Rangers’ Ryan Kent in the 2019 Scottish Cup semi-final.
  • Helping Motherwell qualify for the Europa League in 2019

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Frequently Asked Questions

How old is Mark Gillespie?

Mark Gillespie was born on March 27, 1992 so he is 31 years old.

What is Mark Gillespie’s overall career record?

Mark Gillespie has made 241 appearances in his career, keeping 57 clean sheets and conceding 332 goals.

What is Mark Gillespie’s save percentage?

Mark Gillespie has saved 72% of the shots he has faced in his career.

What is Mark Gillespie’s error rate?

Mark Gillespie makes an error leading to a goal every 60 minutes.

What are Mark Gillespie’s strengths and weaknesses as a goalkeeper?

Mark Gillespie’s strengths include his shot stopping ability and his save percentage against shots from inside the box. His weaknesses include his lack of command of the area and his tendency to make mistakes under pressure.

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