Born: 8 May 1987, Canning Town, England
Former clubs: Ipswich Town (loan), Hull City (loan)

Mark Noble ended the 2009/10 season as West Ham United's longest-serving player, having joined the club as a full-time trainee in the summer of 2003.

An experienced former England Under-21 midfielder, Noble has been part of the Hammers' promotion from the Championship and 'Great Escape' from relegation from the Premier League in May 2007.

After scoring on his 100th appearance for the club at Blackburn Rovers in March 2009, Noble has continued to be an important member of the first-team squad.


Suffered a rare penalty miss in the opening day defeat to Tottenham Hotspur...bounced back by scoring in the 3-1 defeat to Southampton on 30 August 2014....missed the games against Manchester United and QPR in late September/early October with a calf injury.


Scores a penalty in the 3-2 Barclays Premier League defeat at home to Everton on 21 September 2013...Notched his second goal of the season to seal a 2-0 victory at Cardiff City on 11 January...Scored from the spot to get the Hammers on the way to a 2-1 win over Hull City on 26 March...Picked up an awards double at the end of season Player Awards, being named Hammer of the Year for a second time, and also winning the Players' Player of the Year prize.


Signed a new long-term contract on 25 September 2012, making his 200th start for West Ham United in the 4-1 home Capital One Cup third-round defeat by Wigan Athletic the same day...Scored his first two goals of the season in the 4-1 home Barclays Premier League victory over Southampton on 20 October 2012 - the first from a direct free-kick and the second from the penalty spot...Converted penalties against Liverpool and Norwich City during the winter and continued to feature regularly in the Hammers' midfield, before a trapped nerve required an operation and left him on the sidelines for two months...Returned to the fold as a substitute in West Ham's 2-2 draw with Manchester United on 17 April 2013.


Scored his first goal of the season from the penalty spot in the 4-3 home npower Championship win against Portsmouth on 10 September 2011...Netted from the penalty spot in the 1-0 npower Championship win over Peterborough United at the Boleyn Ground on 24 September 2011...Scored his third penalty of the season in the 3-1 home npower Championship win over Derby County on 26 November 2011...Netted his fourth goal of the season and fourth penalty in the 1-0 npower Championship win at Portsmouth on 14 January 2012...Netted two penalties in a game for the second time in his career as West Ham United beat Nottingham Forest 2-1 in the npower Championship at the Boleyn Ground on 21 January 2012...Scored a penalty in the 1-1 home npower Championship draw with Southampton on 14 February 2012...Scored the third goal in the 4-0 npower Championship win at Barnsley on 6 April 2012 - his first goal from open play after eight successful penalties...Totalled 45 npower Championship appearances, 43 of them starts, and nine goals...Won his first Hammer of the Year award...Won the Individual Performance of the Season award for his two-goal display against Nottingham Forest on 21 January 2012...Started both legs of the npower Championship Play-Off semi-final victory over Cardiff City.

Mark Noble


Made 26 Barclays Premier League appearances, 25 of them starts...Scored four Barclays Premier League goals, all of them from the penalty spot...Netted from the penalty spot in the 3-1 home defeat by Bolton Wanderers on 21 August 2010...Fired in the equaliser in the 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers on 16 October 2010...Scored a brace of penalties in the 4-2 home defeat by Manchester United on 2 April 2011...Made five Carling Cup appearances, scoring the opening goal in the 2-1 semi-final first leg win over Birmingham City at the Boleyn Ground on 11 January 2011...Made his 150th appearance for West Ham United in the goalless home Barclays Premier League draw with Blackpool on 13 November 2010...Shown seven yellow cards, all in the Barclays Premier League...Made 39 appearances in all competitions, taking his total for West Ham United to 171 appearances. 


Made 27 Premier League appearances, 25 of them starts...Scored two Premier League goals, netting in the opening-day win at Wolverhampton Wanderers and a penalty in the 2-1 home win over Aston Villa…Sent off in the 1-0 Premier League defeat at Birmingham City on 12 December 2009…Started the 3-1 League Cup third-round defeat at Bolton Wanderers…Ended season having made 132 appearances and scored eleven goals for West Ham United in all competitions.

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Made 29 Premier League appearances, 28 of them starts...Scored one Premier League goal on his 100th appearance for the club in the 1-1 draw at Blackburn Rovers on 21 March 2009…Signed a new contract until the summer of 2013 in April 2009…Made one League Cup appearance in third-round defeat at Watford…Scored twice in four FA Cup appearances, netting penalties in the 3-0 home third-round win over Barnsley and 2-0 fourth-round victory at Hartlepool United.


Signed a new four-year contract in the summer of 2007…Totalled 36 appearances in all competitions...Made 25 Premier League starts…Scored three Premier League goals in total…Netted a penalty in the 1-0 Premier League win at Birmingham City on 18 August 2007…Scored a last-minute penalty in the 1-0 home Premier League win over Liverpool on 30 January 2008...Made three Carling Cup and two FA Cup appearances.

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Joined Championship club Ipswich Town on loan for three months on 18 August 2006…Made 13 Championship appearances for Ipswich Town, scoring in the 2-1 home win over Coventry City on 12 September 2006…Returned to West Ham United on 16 November 2006…Made first West Ham United start of the season by scoring the opening goal in the 3-0 home FA Cup third-round victory over Brighton & Hove Albion on 3 January 2007…Made first Premier League start of the season in the 4-3 home defeat by Tottenham Hotspur on 4 March 2010…Made ten Premier League starts, scoring two goals...Netted in the 4-3 home defeat by Tottenham Hotspur and 3-1 home victory over Bolton Wanderers...Was in the starting XI for the final-day 1-0 victory at Manchester United on 13 May 2007.


Made his Premier League debut by starting the 3-1 opening-day home victory over Blackburn Rovers on 13 August 2005…Totalled five Premier League appearances, four of them starts…Started the 4-2 League Cup second-round victory at Sheffield Wednesday on 20 September 2005…Joined Hull City on loan for three months on 6 February 2006, making five Championship appearances…Totalled five FA Premier Reserve League starts.


Named as a first-team substitute for the first time for the Championship visit to Crewe Alexandra on 21 August 2004…Made his first-team debut in the 2-0 home League Cup second-round win over Southend United on 24 August 2004…Totalled 13 Championship appearances, ten of them starts…Appeared as a substitute in all three Championship play-off matches, including the final victory over Preston North End at the Millennium Stadium on 30 May 2005…Made two League Cup and three FA Cup starts…Made ten FA Premier Reserve League South appearances, scoring once…Scored a hat-trick in the FA Youth Cup victory at Gillingham on 7 December 2004…Made a total of five youth-team appearances in all competitions, scoring five goals.


Joined the Academy as a full-time trainee in the summer of 2003.


Became the youngest player to appear for West Ham United's reserve team in February 2003.

Mark Noble

International career

Capped by England at U16, U17, U18, U19 and U21 level…Made his U16 debut against Israel on 3 May 2002…Totalled seven U16 caps…Made his U17 debut against Greece on 19 February 2003….Totalled 12 U17 appearances…Made his one and only U18 appearance as captain against Scotland on 22 December 2004…Made his U19 debut against Belgium on 9 February 2005…Totalled seven U19 caps…Made his U21 debut for England in friendly against Slovakia on 5 June 2007…Named in England's squad for the 2007 UEFA European U21 Championship, starting all four of Stuart Pearce's team's matches…Scored two penalties in England's 13-12 penalty shootout defeat by Netherlands in the 2007 UEFA European U21 Championship semi-finals…Helped England to qualify for the 2009 UEFA European U21 Championship, scoring twice in the 3-0 win in Republic of Ireland on 16 October 2007…Started all five of England's matches at the 2009 UEFA European U21 Championship…Earned his final England U21 cap in the 4-0 final defeat by Germany in Gothenburg…Totalled 20 U21 caps, scoring three goals.

Before West Ham United

Spent a period training with Arsenal as a child before joining West Ham United.

Any other business

Is a proud father of two.