|Full name||Martin George Carruthers|
|Date of birth||7 August 1972|
|Place of birth||Nottingham, England|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Basford United (player-manager)|
|1992||→ Hull City (loan)||13||(6)|
|1999||→ York City (loan)||6||(0)|
|1999||→ Southend United (loan)||5||(3)|
|2005||→ Cambridge United (loan)||5||(0)|
|2006||→ Ilkeston Town (loan)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Martin George Carruthers (born 7 August 1972) is an English former footballer who played as a forward who played for Aston Villa, Hull City Stoke City, Peterborough United, York City, Darlington, Southend United, Scunthorpe United, Macclesfield Town, Boston United, Lincoln City and Cambridge United.
Carruthers was born in Nottingham and began his career with Aston Villa. He failed to break into the first team at Villa Park and after a loan at Hull City where he scored six goals in 13 matches he joined Stoke City in July 1993. He scored nine goals in 45 appearances in 1993–94 as Stoke finished in 10th position. He scored eight goals in 42 matches in 1994–95. He struggled for form in 1995–96 scoring just three goals after losing his place in the side in 1996–97 he joined Peterborough United in November 1996. He spent three years at Peterborough scoring 21 goals in 67 league matches and after a short loan spell at York City he signed for Darlington.
He soon on to Southend United before enjoying the most prolific spell of his career at Scunthorpe United where he scored 34 goals in 86 league games. Carruthers then went on to play for Macclesfield Town, Boston United, Lincoln City and ended his professional career with Cambridge United.
He then went on to play non-league football, joining Grantham Town in 2005, and then Ilkeston Town (initially on loan) in 2006. He went on to become player-assistant manager at Ilkeston, before joining Arnold Town in 2008, becoming joint manager alongside Chris Freestone two games into the 2009–10 season. They both left the club in June 2012, and Carruthers subsequently signed for Basford United as a player in 2012, becoming player-manager in 2013.
|Club||Season||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Other[A]||Total|
|Aston Villa||1991–92||First Division||3||0||1||0||0||0||1||0||5||0|
|Hull City (loan)||1992–93||Second Division||13||6||0||0||0||0||3||0||16||6|
|Stoke City||1993–94||First Division||34||5||2||0||3||1||5||3||44||9|
|Peterborough United||1996–97||Second Division||14||4||3||2||0||0||2||0||19||6|
|York City (loan)||1998–99||Third Division||6||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||6||0|
|Southend United||1999–2000||Third Division||38||19||1||0||0||0||1||0||40||19|
|Scunthorpe United||2000–01||Third Division||8||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||8||1|
|Macclesfield Town||2003–04||Third Division||39||8||4||2||1||0||1||0||45||10|
|Boston United||2004–05||League Two||6||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||7||0|
|Lincoln City||2004–05||League Two||11||0||0||0||0||0||1||0||12||0|
|Cambridge United (loan)||2004–05||League Two||5||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||5||0|
- Lowe, Simon (2000). Stoke City The Modern Era – A Complete Record. Desert Island Books. ISBN 1-874287-39-2.
- Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2003). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2003/2004. Queen Anne Press. p. 81. ISBN 1-85291-651-6.
- Martin Carruthers at Soccerbase
- Martin Carruthers Profile The Football Archives
- Eagles Double Signing Joy Northern Counties East League, 16 July 2008
- Ghandi & Freeo's 142 game reign The all new Arnold Who, 3 July 2012
- Management Duo Leave Eagle Valley Northern Counties East League, 19 June 2012
- "Staff". nottscountyfitc.org.uk. Retrieved 20 May 2013.
- Martin Carruthers profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)