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Full name  Martyn James Booty
1989–1993  Coventry City
Career start  1989
Name  Martyn Booty
Career end  2009

Playing position  Defender
Role  Footballer
Position  Defender
Years  Team
Height  1.73 m
Current team  Hyde United F.C.
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Date of birth  (1971-05-30) 30 May 1971 (age 44)

Place of birth  Kirby Muxloe, England

Martyn James Booty (born 30 May 1971) is a former professional footballer. He made more than 300 appearances in the Football League playing as a defender for Coventry City, Crewe Alexandra, Reading, Southend United, Chesterfield and Huddersfield Town. He is currently assistant Manager of Hyde FC.


Early career

Born in Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire, but grew up in Anstey with his parents Nell and John. he also had a brother Michael Booty started his career as a trainee at Coventry City, but struggled to break into the first team.

The Football League

After leaving Highfield Road, he moved to Crewe Alexandra, Reading, Southend United and Chesterfield. In 2003, Peter Jackson, who had just been re-appointed manager of Huddersfield Town, brought Booty in to help with the club's revitalisation following two relegations in three seasons, but he picked up an injury and only played four games during that season. At the end of the season, Jackson appointed Booty to the coaching staff, a role which he held until May 2008.


At the beginning of the 2008–09 season, he joined Northern Premier League side Curzon Ashton as a player, moving on first to Salford City and then Buxton. Before the 2009–10 season, Booty rejoined Curzon Ashton as assistant manager.

In May 2011, Booty followed Gary Lowe to Hyde, where he became Lowe's assistant manager, signing a one-year contract at the club.


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