Mick Martin

Date of birth09 July 1951
Place of birthDublin
NationalityIrish
PositionMidfielder

Son of Con Martin, a Villa legend, Mick Martin was a hard-working midfielder, without much class. A good honest professional, after a slow start at St James' Park, Mick won the supporters over with his consistent midfield performances. Following extensive travels, he returned to the club on the coaching staff.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Manchester United 01 Jan 1973 01 Oct 1975
West Bromwich Albion 01 Oct 1975 01 Dec 1978
Newcastle United 01 Dec 1978 01 Nov 1984
Cardiff City 01 Nov 1984 01 Jan 1985
Peterborough United 01 Jan 1985 01 Aug 1985
Rotherham United 01 Aug 1985 01 Sep 1985

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1972-73 Manchester United League Division One 14
2
2
1973-74 Manchester United FA Cup 2
1973-74 Manchester United League Division One 12
4
1974-75 Manchester United League Cup 1
1974-75 Manchester United League Division Two 7
1
1978-79 Newcastle United FA Cup 3
1978-79 Newcastle United League Division Two 23
1
1979-80 Newcastle United League Cup 2
1979-80 Newcastle United League Division Two 19
1980-81 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
1
1980-81 Newcastle United League Division Two 31
1
1981-82 Newcastle United FA Cup 3
1981-82 Newcastle United League Cup 2
1981-82 Newcastle United League Division Two 37
2
1982-83 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
1982-83 Newcastle United League Cup 2
1982-83 Newcastle United League Division Two 29
6
3


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
24 Jan 1973 Manchester United v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
27 Jan 1973 Coventry City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
10 Feb 1973 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 League Division One
17 Feb 1973 Ipswich Town v Manchester United L 4-1 League Division One
03 Mar 1973 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion W 2-1 League Division One
10 Mar 1973 Birmingham City v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
17 Mar 1973 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 2-1 League Division One
24 Mar 1973 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
31 Mar 1973 Southampton v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
07 Apr 1973 Manchester United v Norwich City W 1-0 League Division One
11 Apr 1973 Manchester United v Crystal Palace W 2-0 League Division One
14 Apr 1973 Stoke City v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
18 Apr 1973 Leeds United v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
21 Apr 1973 Manchester United v Manchester City D 0-0 League Division One
23 Apr 1973 Manchester United v Sheffield United L 1-2 League Division One
28 Apr 1973 Chelsea v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
25 Aug 1973 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1973 Manchester United v Stoke City W 1-0 League Division One
01 Sep 1973 Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 League Division One
05 Sep 1973 Leicester City v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
12 Sep 1973 Manchester United v Leicester City L 1-2 League Division One
15 Sep 1973 Manchester United v West Ham United W 3-1 League Division One
20 Oct 1973 Manchester United v Birmingham City W 1-0 League Division One
15 Dec 1973 Manchester United v Coventry City L 2-3 League Division One
05 Jan 1974 Manchester United v Plymouth Argyle W 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round
19 Jan 1974 Manchester United v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
26 Jan 1974 Manchester United v Ipswich Town L 0-1 FA Cup 4th round
02 Mar 1974 Sheffield United v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
13 Mar 1974 Manchester City v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
16 Mar 1974 Birmingham City v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
30 Mar 1974 Chelsea v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
03 Apr 1974 Manchester United v Burnley D 3-3 League Division One
15 Apr 1974 Manchester United v Everton W 3-0 League Division One
29 Apr 1974 Stoke City v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
24 Aug 1974 Manchester United v Millwall W 4-0 League Division Two
28 Aug 1974 Manchester United v Portsmouth W 2-1 League Division Two
31 Aug 1974 Cardiff City v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division Two
07 Sep 1974 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League Division Two
11 Sep 1974 Manchester United v Charlton Athletic W 5-1 League Cup 2nd round
14 Sep 1974 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division Two
15 Feb 1975 Manchester United v Hull City W 2-0 League Division Two
22 Feb 1975 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division Two
31 Mar 1975 Manchester United v Oldham Athletic W 3-2 League Division Two


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1970-71 Republic of Ireland Amateur 1
1970-71 Republic of Ireland Olympics 2
1971-72 Republic of Ireland Independence 4
1
1971-72 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 1
1972-73 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 3
1
1972-73 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 2
1972-73 Republic of Ireland Under-23 1
1973-74 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 4
1974-75 Republic of Ireland A v B 1
1974-75 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 5
1
1975-76 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 2
1975-76 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 1
1976-77 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 3
1
1976-77 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 4
1978-79 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
1978-79 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 2
1978-79 Republic of Ireland UNICEF Charity 1
1979-80 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 3
1979-80 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 2
1
1980-81 Republic of Ireland B v A 1
1980-81 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 2
1980-81 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
1981-82 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 2
1
1981-82 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 4
1982-83 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 4


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

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
05 Mar 1971 Republic of Ireland v England L 0-1 Amateur
02 Apr 1971 Republic of Ireland v Yugoslavia L 0-1 Olympics
09 Jun 1971 Yugoslavia v Republic of Ireland L 2-0 Olympics
10 Oct 1971 Austria v Republic of Ireland L 6-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
11 Jun 1972 Republic of Ireland v Iran W 2-1 Independence Group 2
18 Jun 1972 Ecuador v Republic of Ireland W 2-3 Independence Group 2
21 Jun 1972 Republic of Ireland v Chile L 1-2 Independence Group 2
25 Jun 1972 Portugal v Republic of Ireland L 2-1 Independence Group 2
18 Oct 1972 Republic of Ireland v USSR L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Group 9
14 Nov 1972 France v Republic of Ireland D 0-0 U23
13 May 1973 USSR v Republic of Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 9
16 May 1973 Poland v Republic of Ireland L 2-0 International Friendly
19 May 1973 France v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 9
06 Jun 1973 Norway v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 International Friendly
21 Oct 1973 Republic of Ireland v Poland W 1-0 International Friendly
05 May 1974 Brazil v Republic of Ireland L 2-1 International Friendly
08 May 1974 Uruguay v Republic of Ireland L 2-0 International Friendly
12 May 1974 Chile v Republic of Ireland W 1-2 International Friendly
30 Oct 1974 Republic of Ireland v USSR W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
20 Nov 1974 Turkey v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
11 Mar 1975 Republic of Ireland v West Germany W 1-0 A v B
10 May 1975 Republic of Ireland v Switzerland W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
18 May 1975 USSR v Republic of Ireland L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
21 May 1975 Switzerland v Republic of Ireland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
29 Oct 1975 Republic of Ireland v Turkey W 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
24 Mar 1976 Republic of Ireland v Norway W 3-0 International Friendly
26 May 1976 Poland v Republic of Ireland W 0-2 International Friendly
08 Sep 1976 England v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 International Friendly
13 Oct 1976 Turkey v Republic of Ireland D 3-3 International Friendly
17 Nov 1976 France v Republic of Ireland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 5
09 Feb 1977 Republic of Ireland v Spain L 0-1 International Friendly
30 Mar 1977 Republic of Ireland v France W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 5
24 Apr 1977 Republic of Ireland v Poland D 0-0 International Friendly
01 Jun 1977 Bulgaria v Republic of Ireland L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 5
02 May 1979 Republic of Ireland v Denmark W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
19 May 1979 Bulgaria v Republic of Ireland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
22 May 1979 Republic of Ireland v West Germany L 1-3 International Friendly
29 May 1979 Republic of Ireland v Argentina D 0-0 UNICEF Charity
11 Sep 1979 Wales v Republic of Ireland L 2-1 International Friendly
26 Sep 1979 Czechoslovakia v Republic of Ireland L 4-1 International Friendly
17 Oct 1979 Republic of Ireland v Bulgaria W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
29 Oct 1979 Republic of Ireland v USA W 3-2 International Friendly
21 Nov 1979 Northern Ireland v Republic of Ireland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
28 Oct 1980 France v Republic of Ireland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 2
25 Mar 1981 Belgium v Republic of Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 2
29 Apr 1981 Republic of Ireland v Czechoslovakia W 3-1 International Friendly
21 May 1981 West Germany v Republic of Ireland L 3-0 B v A
09 Sep 1981 Netherlands v Republic of Ireland D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Group 2
14 Oct 1981 Republic of Ireland v France W 3-2 FIFA World Cup Group 2
28 Apr 1982 Algeria v Republic of Ireland L 2-0 International Friendly
21 May 1982 Chile v Republic of Ireland L 1-0 International Friendly
27 May 1982 Brazil v Republic of Ireland L 7-0 International Friendly
30 May 1982 Trinidad and Tobago v Republic of Ireland L 2-1 International Friendly
22 Sep 1982 Netherlands v Republic of Ireland L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 7
17 Nov 1982 Republic of Ireland v Spain D 3-3 UEFA European Championship Group 7
30 Mar 1983 Malta v Republic of Ireland W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 7
27 Apr 1983 Spain v Republic of Ireland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 7


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