Lee Martin Profile

Lee Martin

Lee An­drew Mar­tin, born Hyde, Eng­land, Feb­ruary 5, 1968. Lee Mar­tin ini­ti­ated his foot­ball ca­reer at Man­chester Uni­ted where he made his fir­st Foot­ball Lea­gue ap­pear­ance as a sub­sti­tute for Remi Moses in a 2-1 Di­vi­sion One win ag­ainst Wim­bledon at Old Traf­ford on the 9th of May 1988. The pro­mising pro­spect ev­entually es­tab­lished him­self in the fir­st te­am dur­ing the 1988-89 cam­paign fol­low­ing the de­par­ture of Scot­tish in­ter­na­tion­al Ar­thur Albiston.

Al­though his soc­cer ca­reer had its ups and downs, Lee Mar­tin fou­nd a per­man­ent place in Man­chester Uni­ted his­tory when the buc­can­eer­ing left full­back ma­naged to score the on­ly goal in the FA Cup Fi­nal Re­play ag­ainst Crys­tal Pal­ace at Wemb­ley on the 17th of May 1990. A ded­ic­ated and de­pend­able de­fender, the loc­al born play­er notched up 109 fir­st te­am ap­pear­ances for Man­chester Uni­ted be­fore he agreed to join Glas­gow Celt­ic mid­way thro­ugh the 1993-94 sea­son. Un­for­tu­nately, he suf­fered a broken leg shortly af­ter his ar­rival at Park­head, and fol­low­ing just 19 Scot­tish Pre­mier Lea­gue out­ings for The Bhoys he de­cided to move on to Di­vis­on Two te­am Bris­tol Rov­ers at the start of the 1996-97 cam­paign. Mar­tin la­ter ap­peared for Hud­dersfield To­wn, Glos­sop North End, Ban­gor City, and Ce­fn Druids be­fore he made his re­tire­ment an­nounce­ment in 2008. Lee Mar­tin Play­ing Ca­reer: Man­chester Uni­ted, Glas­gow Celt­ic, Bris­tol Rov­ers, Hud­dersfield To­wn, Glos­sop North End, Ban­gor City, Ce­fn Druids. Play­ing Hon­ours: Eng­lish FA Cup 1990, UEFA Su­per Cup 1991.


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