Factfile: Mark Tyler - a Posh career in stats

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Mark Tyler was an ever present in the Football League for Posh in 1997-98 and 2004-05.

Mark Tyler was an ever present in the Football League for Posh in 1997-98 and 2004-05.Appearances:

Football League: 413

FA Cup: 33

League Cup: 16

Others: 24

TOTAL: 486

Mark was an ever present in the Football League for Posh in 1997-98 and 2004-05.

He was an unused sub on 69 occasions, the second-most in Posh history behind fellow goalkeeper Dan Connor (113) who used to understudy Mark!

Mark has actually made 497 Football League appearances as he made another 11 while on loan at Bury last season. He also spent time on loan at Yeovil, Watford and Hull without ever making a Football League appearance for any of them.

1st game v Birmingham (a), Division One, 1994, L0-4.

100th game v Hartlepool (h), Division Two, 1999, W2-1

200th game v Brentford (a), League One, 2001 L1-2.

300th game v Notts C (h), League One, 2004 W5-2

400th game v Bury (h), League Two, 2006, W4-1.

Last game v Colchester (a), FA Cup, 2007, W3-1.

Mark has won England caps at youth, Under 17 and Under 20 level. He represented his country in the World Youth Cup in Malaysia in the summer of 1997.

Mark has never been sent off in his professional career. He has been cautioned just six times.

Unsurprisingly Mark has never scored a professional goal, but he did net when playing as a winger for Posh in an FA Youth Cup tie against Great Yarmouth.

Mark has won The Evening Telegraph Footballer of the Year prize on three occasions, 2002, 2004 & 2007.

The honour of a place in the Second Division side selected by his fellow professionals came Mark's way at the end of the 2001-02 League One season.

Mark is the 13th youngest player to play for Posh. The list is headed by Matthew Etherington who was 15 when he made his club debut in 1997.

Mark is the second youngest goalkeeper after Steve Zenchuk who never made another Posh appearance after his debut.

1. Matthew Etherington 15 years 262 days

2. Mark Heeley 16 years 229 days.

3. Keith Oakes 16 years 235 days

4. David Billington 16 years 246 days

5. Andy Furnell 16 years 286 days

6. Steve Zenchuk 17 years 13 days

7. Richard Sutton 17 years 21 days

8. Paddy Rayment 17 years 27 days

9. Steve Collins 17 years 31 days

10. Ryan Semple 17 years, 114 days.

11. Mickey Gynn 17 years 134 days

12. Matthew Gill 17 years 168 days

13. Mark Tyler 17 years 173 days.

Mark is second in the all-time Posh appearance list behind Tommy Robson.

1. Tommy Robson 559 appearances

2. Mark Tyler 486

3. Jack Carmichael 420

4. David Farrell 388

5. Chris Turner 364