Tuesday, 26 January 2016 10:36

Mark Beck joins the Town!

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Mark Beck Carlisle 01 43Manager Gary Mills moved to secure a second signing, when agreeing terms with Yeovil Town to loan their tall striker.

Born and based in Sunderland, the Scottish U19 international travelled south on Monday evening to sign the loan paperwork, which has been submitted and his International Clearance requested.

Aged only 21, Mark has been a regular first team player for the last three seasons, after breaking into the Carlisle United senior side in April 2012, as a substitute against Charlton Athletic. A few days later he was offered a professional contract by the Cumbrians and scored his first goal for the club in the following August, during a League Cup win against Ipswich Town.

This all came after a brief loan spell in the Conference North with local team Workington in March 2012.

In January 2014, Mark agreed a loan deal to join Falkirk in the Scottish Championship and stayed with the Bairns for the rest of the season. Playing some 20 games and helping them into the play-offs, where then lost to Hamilton in the semi-finals, after he scored in the first leg.

Leaving Carlisle United, in the summer of 2015, after more than 60 appearances, Mark signed for fellow League Two side Yeovil Town on a two-year contract.

He was one of 15 players released by the Cumbrians and then became the 14th summer signing by Yeovil!

Standing 6’3” tall, Mark has played 9 times for the Glovers, but six of those appearances were off the bench.

On the international front, Mark received a call up to the Scotland Under 19 squad in January 2014, qualifying due to his grandparents, He made his debut and scored in a friendly game against Sweden, going onto receive a call-up to the Scotland U21 side, but has yet to make an appearance.