Mark Heeley
Mark Heeley

Mark Heeley

Young winger Mark Heeley was a member of Terry Neill's squad that reached three successive FA Cup finals.

A former Peterborough United apprentice, he made his League debut as a 16 year-old in May 1976 and impressed with his hometown club before moving to Highbury for £50,000 in September 1977.


Name Mark Heeley
Arsenal Career 1977 - 1980
Position: Striker
Appearances 20 (13 starts, 7 as a sub)
Goals 1

His solitary goal in 15 First Division games came in Arsenal's 4-2 defeat at Bolton Wanderers in March 1979 and he was sold to Northampton Town for £35,000 in March 1980.

He later played for Aylesbury United, Stamford and Buckingham Town while working for a catalogue company, settling back in Peterborough. (With thanks to Leigh Edwards)