Ray Martin (English footballer)
|Full name||Raymond B. Martin|
|Date of birth||23 January 1945|
|Place of birth||Wolverhampton, England|
|Playing position||Full back|
|1975||→ Portland Timbers (loan)||16||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Raymond B. "Ray" Martin (born 23 January 1945) is an English former professional footballer born in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, who played as a full back. He spent all his professional career in England with Birmingham City, where he played 333 games in the Football League, became the club captain, and won the Player of the Year award two years running, in 1969–70 and 1970–71. His only goal for the club came against Hull City, in a 4–2 defeat at St Andrew's. He was a master of the slide tackle. The club awarded him a testimonial match against Wolverhampton Wanderers in 1971. He later moved to the United States, initially playing for Portland Timbers and Minnesota Kicks in the North American Soccer League, and then coaching at Oregon State University.
- Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 110. ISBN 1-85983-010-2.
- Matthews, Tony. Birmingham City: A Complete Record. p. 205.
- "North American Soccer League Players: Ray Martin". NASLJerseys. Dave Morrison. Retrieved 6 August 2009.
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