Joe Martin Obituary, Death – Joe Martin, a former striker for Dundalk who won the FAI Cup in 1952, passed away on Sunday at the age of 91. Martin’s career highlights included winning the FAI Cup in 1952. Martin, who was born in Dundalk, became a member of the club in 1949 and remained there until 1960. During that time, he played in 212 games for the team and scored 109 goals. Martin was a prolific goalscorer throughout the first half of the 1950s and was a pivotal figure in Dundalk’s 1952 cup victory, during which he scored five goals and was a key contributor to the team’s success. In addition, Martin was a pivotal figure in Dundalk’s cup victory in 1952, during which he scored five goals and was a key contributor to the team’s success
In the dying minutes of the match against Cork Athletic that took place at Dalymount Park, he scored an important equalizer that helped the game end in a draw. Dundalk were victorious in the subsequent replay with a score of 3-0, which gave them their third win in the FAI Cup. Martin, who moved on from Dundalk to Portadown in 1956, still holds the position of fourth highest goalscorer in the history of the club. Martin moved on from Dundalk to Portadown in 1956. In addition, he was a member of the League of Ireland representative team that competed against the West German league on St. Patrick’s Day in 1951. This match took place in Ireland.
Dundalk FC wrote in a tweet that they were “deeply saddened to learn of the passing of club legend Joe Martin” on Monday evening. Martin had been a member of the team for a significant amount of time. “Between the years 1949 and 1960, he played for the club 212 times and scored 109 goals, earning him the nickname “the local hope.” During that time period, he made 212 appearances for the team. The FAI Cup that we won in 1952 was in large part due to his significant contributions to our team. RIP, Joe.”