|Full name||Martin Foster|
|Date of birth||29 October 1977|
|Place of birth||Rotherham, England|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Gainsborough Trinity (assistant manager)|
|1997||→ Blackpool (loan)||1||(0)|
|1999||→ Doncaster Rovers (loan)|
|2000||→ Ilkeston Town (loan)|
|2001–2004||Forest Green Rovers||134||(5)|
|2007–2008||Rushden & Diamonds||20||(0)|
|2014–2015||Matlock Town (joint)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:35, 8 January 2008 (UTC).
Born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, Foster started his career with Leeds United but did not make any senior appearances for the club. He moved to Scottish football to sign for Greenock Morton having had experience in a loan spell with Blackpool during his time at Elland Road.
After a short period in Scotland, Foster returned to English football with Doncaster Rovers where his opportunities were limited, though he had a spell with Ilkeston Town on loan. In 2001, he signed for Forest Green Rovers in the Conference National. He made well over 100 appearances for the club and had a spell as captain. He also appeared for Forest Green in the 2001 FA Trophy final at Villa Park but was on the losing side in a 1-0 defeat to Canvey Island. He was highly regarded amongst the supporters at The Lawn and many were sad to see him leave when he departed for Halifax Town in 2004. He made just under 100 league appearances for Halifax at The Shay before a move in 2007 to Oxford United.
Foster only had a short spell at the Kassam Stadium with Oxford in the Conference National before moving to fellow Conference club Rushden & Diamonds. After a short period with Rushden at Nene Park he departed to drop down into the Conference North to play for Tamworth. In January 2008 he signed an 18-month contract with the Staffordshire-based club.
In June 2009, Foster became the fourth player to sign for Conference North new boys Eastwood Town. A lack of games for the Coronation Park side, however, saw Foster make the move to Conference North rivals Harrogate Town on 10 December 2009. Foster made his debut for Town in a 3–1 win over Hinckley United on 19 January 2010.
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