Martin Burleigh

Date of birth02 February 1951
Place of birthWillington
PositionGoalkeeper

Burleigh was regarded as the Magpies second-choice keeper duting his time at St James' Park due to the consistent form of Willie McFaul.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Newcastle United 01 Dec 1968 01 Oct 1974
Darlington 01 Oct 1974 01 Jun 1975
Carlisle United 01 Jun 1975 01 Aug 1977
Darlington 01 Aug 1977 01 Oct 1979

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1970-71 Newcastle United League Division One 1
1971-72 Newcastle United League Division One 1 1
1972-73 Newcastle United League Division One 7 2 4
1973-74 Newcastle United League Division One 2 1 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
26 Dec 1970 Leeds United v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
08 Jan 1972 Newcastle United v Coventry City W 4-2 League Division One
28 Feb 1973 Newcastle United v Derby County W 2-0 League Division One
10 Mar 1973 Newcastle United v Stoke City W 1-0 League Division One
17 Mar 1973 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
24 Mar 1973 Newcastle United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
31 Mar 1973 Leicester City v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
07 Apr 1973 Newcastle United v West Ham United L 1-2 League Division One
14 Apr 1973 Southampton v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
27 Mar 1974 Manchester City v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
11 May 1974 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-2 League Division One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.