David Martin (football official)


David Martin (born in 22 June 1953), is a Northern Irish football official who is currently a member of the FIFA Council elected since 2021.[3][4]

David Martin
Born
David Martin

(1953-06-22) 22 June 1953 (age 68)[1]
NationalityNorthern Irish
OccupationMember, FIFA Council

He previously ran for the FIFA Council in 2019, only defeated by Greg Clarke.[5] After Clarke's resignation, on April 2021, he was elected to the FIFA Council, receiving 48 of 55.[6]

He is also currently the president of the Irish Football Association, since 2016.

References


  1. FIFA.com. "FIFA Council Members - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 2021-04-21.
  2. FIFA.com. "FIFA Council Members - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 2021-04-21.
  3. "NI's Martin elected Fifa vice-president". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2021-04-21.
  4. "IFA's David Martin elected as UK's new FIFA vice-president". belfasttelegraph. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2021-04-21.
  5. "NI's Martin elected Fifa vice-president". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2021-04-21.
  6. "NI's Martin elected Fifa vice-president". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2021-04-21.