Martyn Booty

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Martyn Booty
Personal information
Full name Martyn James Booty
Date of birth (1971-05-30) 30 May 1971 (age 43)
Place of birth Kirby Muxloe, England
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Hyde (assistant manager)
Youth career
Coventry City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1993 Coventry City 5 (0)
1993–1996 Crewe Alexandra 96 (5)
1996–1999 Reading 64 (1)
1999 Southend United (loan) 6 (0)
1999–2001 Southend United 74 (0)
2001–2003 Chesterfield 77 (2)
2003–2004 Huddersfield Town 4 (0)
2008 Curzon Ashton 3 (0)
2008 Salford City 3 (0)
2008–2009 Buxton 3 (0)
Teams managed
2009–2011 Curzon Ashton (assistant manager)
2011–2012 Hyde (assistant manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

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.[1]

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Born in Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire, Booty started his career as a trainee at Coventry City, but struggled to break into the first team.

The Football League[edit]

After leaving Highfield Road, he moved to Crewe Alexandra, Reading, Southend United and Chesterfield.[1] 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.[2]

Non-league[edit]

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.[3][4] Before the 2009–10 season, Booty rejoined Curzon Ashton as assistant manager.[5]

In May 2011, Booty followed Gary Lowe to Hyde, where he became Lowe's assistant manager, signing a one year contract at the club.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Martyn Booty". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 6 January 2010. 
  2. ^ Booth, Mel (9 May 2009). "It's been fantastic" (reprint). Huddersfield Daily Examiner (FindArticles). Retrieved 6 January 2010. 
  3. ^ Thomson, Dougie (3 January 2009). "Now Booty joins Buxton". Huddersfield Daily Examiner. Retrieved 6 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Player Stats 2008/2009". Buxton F.C. Retrieved 6 January 2010. 
  5. ^ "Update From Manager Gary Lowe". Curzon Ashton F.C. 23 July 2009. Retrieved 6 January 2010. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Tough task for Hyde boss". Tameside Advertiser. Retrieved 26 May 2011. 

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