James Martin (footballer, born 1994)

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James Martin
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-10-04) 4 October 1994 (age 20)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
K.V. Turnhout
(on loan from Partick Thistle)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Hamilton Academical 1 (0)
2013– Partick Thistle 0 (0)
2014– K.V. Turnhout (loan)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:31, 3 February 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

James 'Cowboy' Martin (born 4 October 1994)[1] is a Scottish professional footballer who plays for K.V. Turnhout on loan from Scottish Premiership side Partick Thistle, as a striker. Martin previously played for Hamilton Academical.

Career[edit]

Hamilton[edit]

In July 2011, whilst a member of the Hamilton's under 17 squad, he signed a professional contract with the club.[2] On 17 January 2012, whilst still a member of the under 19 squad,[3] Martin made his first team debut as a substitute in a 1–0 defeat to St. Mirren in the Scottish Cup.[4] He went on to make his first league appearance for Hamilton on 10 March, playing from the start in a 2–0 defeat to Ross County.[5] On 13 March 2012, he signed a new contract, extending his stay with the club until 2014.[6] On 29 May 2013 Martin's contract was cancelled by mutual consent.[7]

Partick Thistle[edit]

On 23 July 2013, Martin signed for Scottish Premiership side Partick Thistle.[8] He was given the squad number 35.[9]

K.V. Turnhout[edit]

On 31 January 2014, Martin signed for K.V. Turnhout on loan until the end of the 2013–14 season.[10]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 23 July 2013[11][12]
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Hamilton Academical 2011–12 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2012–13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Partick Thistle 2013–14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile". BBC Sport. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Andrew McGilvray (7 July 2011). "Reid to step up hunt for striker". Hamilton Advertiser. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Five goal thriller as Accies take the spoils". Youth Football Scotland. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Hamilton Accies 0-1 St Mirren". BBC Sport. 17 January 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "Hamilton Academical 0 - 2 Ross County". Scottish Football League. 10 March 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "Finnie and Martin Agree". Hamilton Academical F.C. 13 March 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  7. ^ "Player Released". Hamilton Academical F.C. 29 May 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  8. ^ "Further Addition To Under 20 Squad". ptfc.co.uk. Partick Thistle F.C. 23 July 2013. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 
  9. ^ "Squad Numbers for Season 2013/2014". ptfc.co.uk. Partick Thistle F.C. 24 July 2013. Retrieved 24 July 2013. 
  10. ^ "Transfer Deadline Day: Moncur & Buaben join Partick Thistle". BBC Sport. 31 January 2014. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  11. ^ James Martin career stats at Soccerbase
  12. ^ James Martin profile at Soccerway