8. Mark BRETT
appearances 124+6 (league 85+5)
goals 21 (1 pen) (league 17 (1 pen))

debut and first goal EAST HAM UNITED, Essex Senior League 22.8.92
sent off (first in Club history) Great Wakering Rovers, Essex Senior League 21.11.92
own goal Halstead Town, Essex Senior Trophy First Round 28.9.93
50th appearance and sent off (20 mins, fastest in Club history, stood until 28.8.99)

Great Wakering Rovers, Essex Senior League 15.1.94
50th league appearance BRENTWOOD, Essex Senior League 30.4.94
100th appearance Basildon United, Essex Senior League 21.3.95
last appearance BURNHAM RAMBLERS, Essex Senior League 2.4.96

Versatile ex-Collier Row player who scored Romford's first ever competitive goal and was the first Boro player to be sent off. Missed the early part of 1993-94 while working in Germany (Auf Wiedersehen Brett, arf arf), scoring an own goal on his comeback. Sent off at Great Wakering in successive seasons and barely completed ninety minutes in the two games combined. Also played a full ninety minutes in goal, keeping a clean sheet at Southend Manor in the Eastern Floodlight Competition in March 1995. Stayed with the Club until the 1995 close season, returning in November for a final spell before joining Barking the following season. Still turning out for Harold Wood Athletic in 2003-04 and was at school with future Boro chairman Steve Gardener.

Season Appearances Goals
All comps League only All comps League only
1992-93 32 28 7 6
1993-94 31 22 8 (1p) 6 (1p)
1994-95 46+1 25+1 5 4
1995-96 15+5 10+4 1 1

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