Date of Birth:
25 April 1963
Place of Birth:
East Ham, London
(1984/85 - 1985/86)
A central defender who could also play in midfield, Dave signed from Millwall in September 1984 for £35,000.=== Wikipedia entry ===
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980-1984 Millwall 140 (6)
1984-1986 Wimbledon 35 (3)
1986-1993 Southend United 221 (19)
1992 > Colchester United (loan) 12 (0)
1993-1995 Bristol City 38 (1)
1995 > Northampton Town (loan) 7 (1)
1995-1996 Gillingham 31 (1)
1996 Leyton Orient 8 (0)
1996-1998 Northampton Town 9 (0)
1997 > Brighton & Hove Albion (loan) 1 (0)
David Martin (born 25 April 1963) is an English former footballer who played as a midfielder.
Martin was born on 25 April 1963 in East Ham, London and started his footballing career with Millwall in May 1980 after serving his apprenticeship with the club. After making 163 appearances and scoring 11 goals for Millwall he joined Wimbledon on 14 September 1984 for a fee of £35,000. With Wimbledon, he won promotion to the First Division in 1986 and made 35 appearances and scored three goals in the Football League before joining Southend United on 23 August 1986. His time at Southend saw him make 267 appearances and score 26 goals and secure promotion on four occasions in the 1986–87, 1989–90 and 1990–91 seasons.
He signed for Bristol City on 19 July 1993 and was loaned out to Northampton Town on 13 February 1995, where he made seven appearances and scored one goal. He finished his career at City with 45 appearances and one goal before being signed by Gillingham on 4 August 1995 by manager Tony Pulis and was subsequently named as the club captain. He finished the 1995–96 season by gaining promotion to the Second Division and left on 30 July 1996 to join Leyton Orient. He left after making 10 appearances on 11 October to join Northampton, who loaned him out to Brighton & Hove Albion on 27 March 1997 and made one appearance. He retired in May 1998 after making nine appearances for Northampton.
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