Harold J. Martin was born on May 6th, 1928 in Magherafelt, Northern Ireland. He started his senior career with Banbridge United. The centre-forward then played with Glenavon in the Irish League in the 1950-51 season.

In November 1951 Harold played in an international police game between the Royal Ulster Constabulary and England. He scored three goals as the R. U. C. won the match. Later that month he joined Irish League club Ards.

Harold immigrated to Canada in 1953. He settled in Toronto where he joined the local police force. He was one of the leading forwards in the National Soccer League in the 1950’s. Harold first starred for Ulster United before joining the White Eagles team of Toronto.

Harold later moved to Sudbury, Ontario. He passed away at the age of 92 on June 6th, 2020 at Sudbury.

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