Hyde Name Origins.

The name "HYDE" is derived from the hide, a measure of land for taxation purposes, taken to be that area of land necessary to support a peasant family. In later times it was taken to be equivalent to 120 acres .
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Saturday, 2 June 2012

Lee Martin

 Lee Andrew Martin was born on the 5th February 1968  in Hyde, and is a former professional footballer.


He played for Manchester United, Celtic, Bristol Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Glossop North End, Bangor City and NEWI Cefn Druids during his career. His position was left back.

In 1990, whilst playing for Manchester United, he scored the only goal in the FA Cup final replay against Crystal Palace.(See above photo).

During his United career he won an FA Cup medal (against Crystal Palace) and a UEFA Super Cup medal ( playing against Red Star Belgrade).

Lee Martin played a total of 108 games and scored two goals for United before he left Old Trafford in January 1994 to join Celtic.
He retired from football in 2008.


Anonymous said...

I remember that winning goal he scored as if it was yesterday !
Nice little player.

Tom said...

His mother worked at Bradley Green Primary School... I too recall that goal and what it meant to the fans at the time...