Mark Travers is a professional football player who is currently playing for the AFC Bournemouth as the team’s goalkeeper.

Player’s Profile

Mark Travers is known for representing the Republic of Ireland in many international football events since he was 15 years old. Eventually, he became a member of the senior national team upon reaching 21 years old and he competed in the 2020 European Qualifiers.


During his youth, he marked his first football experience with Confey before moving to Lucan United. He also spent a year with the Cherry Orchard and 6 months with Shamrock Rover before proceeding to his senior career with AFC Bournemouth.

Team 536 afc bournemouth AFC Bournemouth
Position Goalkeeper
Height / weight 1.91 m / 82 kg
Born 18 May 1999
Nationality Ireland Ireland
Team History
536 afc bournemouth Bournemouth 2017 - present

At age 17, he signed with Bournemouth but was added to Weymouth as a loan from August 2017 to January 2018. After the expiration of his contract, he re-signed a new long-term contract with Bournemouth.

His professional debut with AFC Bournemouth was in a match against Tottenham Hotspur, making him the first teenager to debut as a goalkeeper since Joe Hart in 2016. Travers is also a remarkable defensive player, as he saved Bournemouth to secure their first victory against Tottenham. With his performance, he received the Man of the Match award and Bournemouth was chosen to the Team of the Week by Garth Crooks.

In 2019, Travers renewed his contract with Bournemouth, but he was loaned to play for Swindon Town from January to February 2021. He was also nominated for the Player of the Month award, however, Gary Cahill won the award.


  • 2021-22 AFC Bournemouth Player ofthe Year
  • 2021-22 AFC Bournemouth Championshiprunner-up
  • 2021-22 EFL Championship GoldenGlove

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