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Martyn Smith (footballer)

Playing position  Midfielder
Role  Footballer
Years  Team
Height  1.78 m

1983–1985  Port Vale
Current team  Kettering Town F.C.
Name  Martyn Smith
Position  Winger
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Full name  Martyn Christopher Smith
Date of birth  (1961-09-16) 16 September 1961 (age 54)
Place of birth  Stoke-on-Trent, England

Martyn Christopher Smith (born 16 September 1961) is an English former footballer who played as a midfielder for Leek Town, Port Vale, Macclesfield Town, and Eastwood.


Playing career

Smith played in the North West Counties League for Leek Town, before joining John Rudge's Port Vale in August 1984. He played 13 Fourth Division games and one FA Cup game in the 1984–85 season. His one and only goal in the Football League came on 28 December, in a 3–2 defeat to Colchester United at Layer Road. He was handed a free transfer away from Vale Park in May 1985. He moved on to Macclesfield Town of the Northern Premier League, becoming a first team regular until losing his place when manager Neil Griffiths left in February 1986. He moved on to Eastwood, before moving back to old club Leek Town, later being appointed as Leek's assistant manager.


  • Sourced from Martyn Smith profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
  • References

    Martyn Smith (footballer) Wikipedia

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