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Harry Martin

Sunderland AFC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 0 L 1 F 0: A 3
0% successful

1914

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Private Henry Martin
Born 5 December 1891 in Selston, Nottinghamshire [registered in Basford, March 1892].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, Lucy Martin is pregnant with a child that will become Henry. Lucy and George already have four children. They live in Selston and George is a coal miner.

According to the 1901 census, Harry is now the third child to George and Lucy. They live on the Inkerman Road in Selston. His father is a hewer in the coal mines.

According to the 1911 census, Harry is the younger of two children that live at home with their parents on Inkerman Road. His young niece also live with them. Harry is a loader at the coal mines, while his father is a carter. The census reveals that his parents had had nine children, four had tragically died.

Died January to March 1975, aged 83 years nk days [registered in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, March 1975].
Height/Weight 5' 10¼", 12st. 0lbs [1913].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & Ancetsry.com

Club Career

Club(s) Started his career with Sutton Junction FC, and after impressing in an FA Cup tie against Swindown Town FC, he was signed by Sunderland AFC on 15 January 1912 for a £75 transfer fee. At the outbreak of WW1, Martin guested for Nottingham Forest FC, he also played some matches for Hull City AFC. After 213 league appearances and 23 goals, he returned to Forest when he signed for them on 23 May 1922, making 107 league appearances, scoring thirteen goals, before ending his playing career with Rochdale AFC on 19 June 1925 until his appointement as trainer on 9 August 1928 after 93 league appearances and eighteen goals. He did, however, make a further league appearance with Rochdale whilst their trainer in the 1930-31 season.
Club honours Football League Division One Champions 1912-13; FA Cup runners-up 1912-13;
Individual honours Football League (three appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

Management Career

Club(s) After ending his playing career with Rochdale AFC on 8 August 1928, Martin took up the position of club trainer. Following Jack Peart's move to Bradford City FC, Martin was appointed caretaker manager on 15 August 1930. He did, however, make a further league appearance with Rochdale in the 1930-31 season. He later became manager. Afterwards, on 15 August 1931, Martin was appointed to train the York City FC players. Then he became the trainer of Mansfield Town FC on 16 November 1933, taking over as their manager on 11 January 1934, in succession to J.G. Hickling, until his the directors of the club demanded his resignation on 15 March 1935, which he duly gave. But returned to training with Swindon Town FC in 1936, where he remained on their staff in some capacity until the 1950's.

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 376th players (378) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
Only match No. 117, 14 February 1914, England 0 Ireland 3, a British Championship match at Ayresome Park, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, aged 22 years 71 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1913-14;
Team honours None
Individual honours England war-time (two appearances)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information other than which is stated above. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.168/9.
Served in France with the Leicestershire Regiment

 

Harry Martin - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Harry Martin - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.00 0.00 -1

 

Harry Martin - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championships Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1913-14 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.00 0.00 -1
BC All 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.00 0.00 -1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.00 0.00 -1

 

Harry Martin - Match History
 Club: Sunderland A.F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 22
1 117 14 February 1914 - England Ireland 3, Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough BC HL Start ol

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