|Full name David Martot|
1998-2001 Le Havre AC
Height 1.75 m
|Playing position |
Place of birth Fecamp, France
Name David Martot
Current team USJA Carquefou
|Date of birth (1981-02-01) February 1, 1981 (age 34)|
David Martot (born February 1, 1981 in Fécamp), is a French professional footballer. He currently plays for the French Championnat National side USJA Carquefou.
Martot came via the youth system at Le Havre to their "B" side in season 2001-02. He progressed to the first team in the following season, appearing 25 times in Ligue 1 and scoring two goals. He made the same number of appearances in the 2003-04 season, albeit in Ligue 2 after Le Havre were relegated, scoring just once. In 2004-05, Martot took part in only six games, but still added one goal to his career total. He managed five goals in 32 appearances during the 2005-06 campaign, and scored twice in 23 games the following season.
Martot joined Brighton on loan for a planned three-month period on August 31, 2007, the last day of the English transfer window. He made his Albion debut during the 3-2 win over Southend on 1 September, playing on the right side of midfield. Martot was often used as a substitute for Brighton during his time there, and came on in the next game against Millwall, scoring the first of his total of two goals for the club. His second goal was scored in a Football League Trophy game at home to Cheltenham in November 2007.
Martot's provisional loan deal at Brighton was due to expire at the end of November 2007, but the club agreed to extend this deal by a further month until the end of December 2007. It was subsequently revealed that Martot had agreed to stay on loan at the Withdean until the end of the 2007-08 season.
On the 6 May 2008, it was revealed that Martot, along with Sam Rents and Shane McFaul had been told they can all leave Brighton. Martot returned to his parent club Le Havre