Paul Martin (Scottish footballer)

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Paul Martin
Personal information
Full name Paul John Martin
Date of birth (1965-03-08) 8 March 1965 (age 52)
Place of birth Bellshill, Scotland
Playing position Centre back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1988 Kilmarnock 140 (5)
1988–1990 Hamilton Academical 44 (1)
1990 Stranraer (loan) 1 (0)
1990–1996 Dumbarton 151 (8)
1996–1998 Albion Rovers 43 (2)
1998–2001 Queen's Park 57 (7)
Total 436 (23)
Teams managed
2004–2006 Dumbarton
2008–2012 Albion Rovers
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Paul Martin (born 8 March 1965) is a Scottish football former player and coach. Martin played for Kilmarnock, Hamilton Academical, Stranraer (on loan), Dumbarton, Albion Rovers and Queen's Park during a 17-year playing career.

Martin was captain of the Dumbarton Second Division title-winning team of 1991–92. After retiring he coached at Queen's Park and had a couple of caretaker stints there as well serving as assistant manager.

Martin then managed Dumbarton, but was sacked after the club were relegated from the Second Division in June 2006.[1]

He was then assistant manager to predecessor John McCormack at Albion Rovers.[2] When McCormack moved to Hamilton Academical to become assistant manager to Billy Reid, Martin was promoted to the position of Albion Rovers manager.[2]

Martin won the manager of the month award for the Third Division for September 2010,[3] and again in April 2011.[4]

Martin resigned as manager of Albion Rovers on 20 May 2012, immediately after defeating Stranraer in the Second Division Play-off final, citing health reasons for his decision.[5]

As of December 2010, Martin was running a business called One Stop Roofing.[6]

Manager Statistics[edit]

As of May 2012

Team Nat From To Record
G W D L Win %
Dumbarton Scotland December 2004 June 2006 62 12 15 35 19.35
Albion Rovers Scotland July 2008 May 2012 192 64 47 81 33.33


  1. ^ Martin sacked as takeover fails, BBC Sport, 3 May 2006.
  2. ^ a b Martin in charge at Cliftonhill, BBC Sport, 9 July 2008.
  3. ^ "Albion Rovers' Martin wins manager award". BBC Sport. 15 October 2010. Retrieved 16 October 2010. 
  4. ^ "Irn-Bru Phenomenal Awards for April 2011". Scottish Football League. 13 May 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Albion Rovers clinch SFL2 play-off glory". Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser. 20 May 2011. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  6. ^ Alexander, Derek (5 December 2010). "Businessman bidding to buy Rangers is being sued for £90,000 debt". Sunday Mail. Retrieved 15 July 2016. 

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