Mark Abraham Bright (born 6 June 1962) is an English former footballer who is now a sports pundit on BBC, British Eurosport and Al Jazeera, as well as a coach at Crystal Palace.
He made the move from non-league Leek Town to Port Vale in 1981, where he remained for three years before he signed with Leicester City. In 1986, he transferred to Crystal Palace, where he would score 92 league goals over the next six years. Joining Sheffield Wednesday in 1992, he stayed with the club for five years before moving to Swiss side FC Sion in 1997, following a short loan stay at Millwall. He returned to England later in 1997 to play for Charlton Athletic, before he announced his retirement in 1999. A forward, he scored 166 goals in 461 league games throughout an 18-year career in the Football League. He played in one League Cup and two FA Cup finals, all of which ended in defeat. He helped Crystal Palace and Charlton Athletic to win promotion to the top-flight via the play-offs.Close