Martin is a left
footed defender from Boston who was an Academy Scholar with Norwich
in 1998/99. Released at the end of the season, he joined his hometown
club of Boston United. Martin played just one game for the Pilgrims
before leaving to enroll as Brighton University to train to become
a PE teacher.
Martin joined United Counties side Holbeach in the autumn of 2000.
Although still studying at university, Martin agreed terms with
Kings Lynn in June 2001 to play for their sides in 2001/02. Martin
returned to Sussex with his studies and subsequently joined Hastings
Town in January 2002. In July 2003, he re-signed for the Linnets
after returning to live in Norfolk. This stay was a short one as
by the beginning of August 2003, he had moved on to Spalding.