His full name is Mark Stewart Watson , was born in September 8, 1970 in Vancouver . he is a Canadian former soccer player and current head coach of San Jose Earthquakes in MLS. He considered the one who has earned the second most caps in the history of the Canadian national team.
Mark Watson spent 18 years in his professional playing career. Where he first spent three years in the English Championship with Watford FC from 1993-1995, to move then to the MLS in 1996.
Watson split the first MLS season between the New England Revolution and Columbus Crew. In 2001 he returned back to MLS with D.C. United after stops with Oxford United, Seattle Sounders, and Oldham Athletic.
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In the Canadian national team , Watson appeared 78 times during a 14 years. Where he played for four World Cup qualifying campaigns, and the CONCACAF Gold Cup in 2000. Watson scored the winning goal for the Canadian national team in 2000 Gold cup over Trinidad and Tobago.
On June 7, 2013 He became the head coach of San Jose Earthquakes and was introduced as the head coach by general manager John Doyle. He achieved his first win in MLS against the Colorado Rapids on June 15, 2013. Watson spent four seasons as an assistant coach for the Charleston Battery between 2006-2009. He also was an assistant coach for Canada at the 2004 CONCACAF men’s Olympic Qualification Tournament and in 2008 when the team finished third.