Obafemi Martins

Born: October 28, 1984 (age 33)

Height: 5'6.5" (170cm)

Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigeria Nigerian

Position: Striker
Career History
Senior2011-Cornish Pirates
Sports Mole has 90 articles about Obafemi Martins. Articles 1 to 40:
Brighton & Hove Albion striker Tomer Hemed reacts following his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United on September 23, 2017
Shanghai Shenhua 'want Tomer Hemed'
Shanghai Shenhua reportedly want to sign Brighton & Hove Albion forward Tomer Hemed, who will be out of contract next summer.
Oct 30, 12:27
Steven Taylor in action for Newcastle on January 1, 2015
Steven Taylor: 'Newcastle United players raised hands to demand exit'
Former Newcastle United captain Steven Taylor recalls a team meeting where players put their hands up to confirm that they did not want to be at the club.
Sep 24, 13:15
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland at The Hawthorns on August 16, 2014
Gus Poyet resigns as Shanghai Shenhua boss
Gus Poyet decides to resign as manager of Shanghai Shenhua, just days after reports suggested that he was on the brink of the sack from the Chinese club.
Sep 11, 12:27
Clint Dempsey #2 of the Seattle Sounders reacts after scoring a goal in the second half against the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on July 13, 2014
Result: Seattle Sounders edge out Los Angeles Galaxy to progress in playoffs
Erik Friberg's strike sends the Seattle Sounders into the Western Conference semi-finals with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Oct 29, 04:18
Clint Dempsey #2 of the Seattle Sounders reacts after scoring a goal in the second half against the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on July 13, 2014
Result: Seattle Sounders cruise into MLS playoffs
Clint Dempsey scores twice in the first 20 minutes as Seattle Sounders sealed an MLS Cup playoff spot with a comfortable win over Real Salt Lake.
Oct 26, 01:15
Obafemi Martins #9 of Seattle Sounders FC and A.J. DeLaGarza #20 of Los Angeles Galaxy fight for the ball in the second half at The Home Depot Center on May 26, 2013
Result: Houston Dynamo spoil Seattle Sounders MLS Cup party
Seattle Sounders miss the chance to consolidate an MLS Cup berth after drawing 1-1 away to Houston Dynamo.
Oct 19, 00:10
Sporting Kansas City's Dom Dwyer celebrates after scoring the winning goal against Houston on November 23, 2013
Result: Late Dom Dwyer strike rescues Sporting Kansas City in Seattle Sounders draw
Sporting Kansas City hold Seattle Sounders to a 1-1 draw after Dom Dwyer's 80th-minute equaliser cancelled out Obafemi Martins's first-half opener.
Sep 28, 00:05
Gonzalo Pineda #8 of the Seattle Sounders FC controls the ball against the FC Dallas on April 12, 2014
Result: Seattle Sounders maintain red-hot form with Vancouver Whitecaps win
Andreas Ivanschitz, Gonzalo Pineda and Obafemi Martins score as Seattle Sounders thump Vancouver Whitecaps 3-0 in Canada.
Sep 20, 02:03
Obafemi Martins #9 of Seattle Sounders FC and A.J. DeLaGarza #20 of Los Angeles Galaxy fight for the ball in the second half at The Home Depot Center on May 26, 2013
Result: Obafemi Martins rescues point for Seattle Sounders against San Jose Earthquakes
The San Jose Earthquakes and the Seattle Sounders play out a 1-1 draw in their MLS clash as a strike from Obafemi Martins cancels out Fatai Alashe's effort.
Sep 13, 05:35
Clint Dempsey #2 of the Seattle Sounders reacts after scoring a goal in the second half against the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on July 13, 2014
Result: Clint Dempsey scores as Seattle Sounders overcome resilient Toronto
Clint Dempsey's late goal is enough for Seattle Sounders to beat Toronto 2-1 in this close-fought MLS encounter.
Sep 6, 06:08
Marco Pappa #10 of the Seattle Sounders FC controls the ball against the FC Dallas on April 12, 2014
Result: Seattle Sounders hold on for narrow win over Portland Timbers
An early goal by Obafemi Martins and a Brad Evans penalty give Seattle Sounders a slender win over Portland Timbers.
Aug 30, 23:55
Olmes Garcia #13 of Real Salt Lake celebrates his second half goal against the Philadelphia Union in their 3-3 tie at Rio Tinto Stadium on March 14, 2015
Result: Javier Morales, Sebastian Jaime goals down Seattle Sounders
Real Salt Lake cruise to a 2-0 win over Seattle Sounders, courtesy of first-half efforts from Javier Morales and Sebastian Jaime.
Aug 23, 05:12
Obafemi Martins #9 of Seattle Sounders FC and A.J. DeLaGarza #20 of Los Angeles Galaxy fight for the ball in the second half at The Home Depot Center on May 26, 2013
Result: Obafemi Martins brace sinks 10-man Orlando City
Seattle Sounders thump 10-man Orlando City 4-0 courtesy of a brace from Obafemi Martins.
Aug 17, 00:04
Harry Kane of Spurs celebrates after scoring a goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at White Hart Lane on March 21, 2015
Preview: MLS All-Star vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole looks ahead to the upcoming pre-season friendly in Denver between MLS All-Star and Premier League outfit Tottenham Hotspur.
Jul 28, 12:58
Obafemi Martins #9 of Seattle Sounders FC and A.J. DeLaGarza #20 of Los Angeles Galaxy fight for the ball in the second half at The Home Depot Center on May 26, 2013
Result: Seattle Sounders secure comfortable win over Dallas
Goals from Lamar Neagle, Obafemi Martins and Leonardo Gonzalez fire the Seattle Sounders to a 3-0 victory over Dallas in their MLS clash.
Jun 14, 05:17
Clint Dempsey #2 of the Seattle Sounders reacts after scoring a goal in the second half against the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on July 13, 2014
Result: Seattle Sounders leave it late to see off New York Red Bulls
Clint Dempsey strikes in the 91st minute to give Seattle Sounders a 2-1 victory over New York Red Bulls in their MLS clash.
Jun 1, 00:14
Marco Pappa #10 of the Seattle Sounders FC controls the ball against the FC Dallas on April 12, 2014
Result: Seattle Sounders claim victory over Colorado Rapids
Marco Pappa scores the only goal of the game as the Seattle Sounders reach the top of the Western Conference with a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids.
May 28, 04:59
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Result: Columbus Crew edge past Seattle Sounders
Kei Kamara nets a brace to guide the Columbus Crew to a narrow 3-2 victory over the Seattle Sounders in their MLS clash.
May 10, 02:48
Obafemi Martins #9 of Seattle Sounders FC and A.J. DeLaGarza #20 of Los Angeles Galaxy fight for the ball in the second half at The Home Depot Center on May 26, 2013
Result: Obafemi Martins at the double to sink 10-man New York City FC
Seattle Sounders beat New York City FC 3-1 at Yankee Stadium, courtesy of a brace from Obafemi Martins.
May 4, 02:07
Lamar Neagle on February 24, 2012
Result: Lamar Neagle brace fires Seattle Sounders to victory
A brace from Lamar Neagle and a strike from Obafemi Martins earn the Seattle Sounders a 3-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids in their MLS clash.
Apr 19, 04:17
Obafemi Martins #9 of Seattle Sounders FC and A.J. DeLaGarza #20 of Los Angeles Galaxy fight for the ball in the second half at The Home Depot Center on May 26, 2013
Result: Obafemi Martins fires 10-man Seattle Sounders to victory over Houston Dynamo
Ten-man Seattle Sounders earn a 1-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo as Obafemi Martins scores the only goal of the game.
Apr 5, 05:36
Chris Wondolowski #8 of the San Jose Earthquakes moves up the field during the second half of the game against AIK at JELD-WEN Field on February 20, 2013
Result: Ten-man San Jose Earthquakes defeat Seattle Sounders
Chris Wondolowski nets a brace to guide the 10-man San Jose Earthquakes to a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Sounders in their MLS clash.
Mar 15, 04:25
Clint Dempsey #2 of the Seattle Sounders reacts after scoring a goal in the second half against the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on July 13, 2014
Result: Seattle Sounders ease to victory over New England Revolution
Clint Dempsey scores twice as the Seattle Sounders start the new season with a 3-0 victory over the New England Revolution.
Mar 9, 03:27
LA Galaxy captain Robbie Keane in action against Seattle Sounders on November 18, 2012
Robbie Keane named MVP in Major League Soccer
Robbie Keane is named Major League Soccer's MVP after leading the Los Angeles Galaxy to the MLS Cup final.
Dec 4, 02:08
Juninho on February 27, 2012
Result: Los Angeles Galaxy win the Western Conference on away goals over Seattle Sounders
The Los Angeles Galaxy secure their place in the MLS Cup final by winning the Western Conference on away goals over the Seattle Sounders.
Dec 1, 04:37
Obafemi Martins #9 of Seattle Sounders FC and A.J. DeLaGarza #20 of Los Angeles Galaxy fight for the ball in the second half at The Home Depot Center on May 26, 2013
Result: Los Angeles Galaxy beat Seattle Sounders to draw first blood
Los Angeles Galaxy draw first blood in their two-legged Western Conference final by beating Seattle Sounders 1-0 at the Stubhub Center.
Nov 24, 00:02
Clint Dempsey #2 of the Seattle Sounders reacts after scoring a goal in the second half against the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on July 13, 2014
Result: Goalless draw sees Seattle Sounders advance to Western Conference final on away goals
The Seattle Sounders book their place in the Western Conference final as a goalless draw against Dallas sees them progress on the away goals rule.
Nov 11, 06:14
Osvaldo Alonso on February 21, 2012
Result: Dallas, Seattle Sounders play out draw in first leg of MLS playoff clash
Dallas and the Seattle Sounders play out a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the MLS Western Conference semi-final clash as Osvaldo Alonso's strike cancels out Michel's penalty.
Nov 3, 04:33
Clint Dempsey #2 of the Seattle Sounders reacts after scoring a goal in the second half against the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on July 13, 2014
Result: Seattle Sounders rally to earn draw against Los Angeles Galaxy
Goals from Clint Dempsey and Lamar Neagle earn the Seattle Sounders a comeback draw in their MLS clash against the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Oct 20, 04:04
Clint Dempsey #2 of the Seattle Sounders reacts after scoring a goal in the second half against the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on July 13, 2014
Result: Obafemi Martins scores twice as Seattle Sounders thrash Colorado Rapids
Seattle Sounders continue their bid to take the Western Conference top spot with a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids.
Oct 5, 21:59
Clint Dempsey #2 of the Seattle Sounders reacts after scoring a goal in the second half against the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on July 13, 2014
Result: Seattle Sounders fight back to secure victory over Chivas USA
Seattle Sounders survive two early scares against Chivas USA to see off their bottom-placed opponents and strengthen their own lead at the top of the Western Conference.
Sep 27, 23:02
Andy Rose on February 21, 2012
Result: Late Andy Rose strike guides Seattle Sounders to victory
Andy Rose strikes in stoppage time to guide the Seattle Sounders to a 3-2 victory in their MLS clash over 10-man Real Salt Lake.
Sep 13, 06:07
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Result: Seattle Sounders fire four goals past Chivas USA
Obafemi Martins and Andy Rose both score twice as the Seattle Sounders beat Chivas USA 4-2 to extend their advantage at the top of the Western Conference.
Sep 4, 05:37
DeAndre Yedlin #17 of the Seattle Sounders FC follows the play against the Colorado Rapids at CenturyLink Field on April 26, 2014
Result: Seattle Sounders move three points clear at the top of the Western Conference
The Seattle Sounders move three points clear at the top of the MLS Western Conference with a 4-2 away win over the Portland Timbers.
Aug 25, 00:06
Chris Wondolowski #8 of the San Jose Earthquakes moves up the field during the second half of the game against AIK at JELD-WEN Field on February 20, 2013
Seattle Sounders miss chance to go top in Western Conference
A 1-1 draw with San Jose Earthquakes ensures that the Seattle Sounders miss the opportunity to go top in the Western Conference.
Aug 21, 04:59
Gonzalo Pineda #8 of the Seattle Sounders FC controls the ball against the FC Dallas on April 12, 2014
Result: 10-man Seattle Sounders cruise past Houston Dynamo
Seattle finish with 10 men but still beat Houston Dynamo 2-0 to move top of the Western Conference.
Aug 11, 05:55
Gyasi Zardes #29 of Los Angeles Galaxy looks on during the International Champions Cup Third Place Match against AC Milan at Sun Life Stadium on August 7, 2013
Result: LA Galaxy run out 3-0 winners against Seattle Sounders
Los Angeles Galaxy record a comfortable 3-0 win against Seattle Sounders.
Jul 29, 05:18
Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino on the touchline during the match against West Brom on August 17, 2013
Live Commentary: Seattle Sounders 3-3 Tottenham Hotspur - as it happened
Relive with Sports Mole all the action from the pre-season friendly clash between the Seattle Sounders and Tottenham Hotspur from CenturyLink Field.
Jul 19, 20:28
Obafemi Martins #9 of Seattle Sounders FC and A.J. DeLaGarza #20 of Los Angeles Galaxy fight for the ball in the second half at The Home Depot Center on May 26, 2013
Result: Obafemi Martins brace sees Seattle Sounders edge out Chicago Fire
Obafemi Martins scores twice but is also sent off as the Seattle Sounders earn a narrow win in their MLS clash with the Chicago Fire.
Jun 8, 04:08
Gonzalo Pineda #8 of the Seattle Sounders FC controls the ball against the FC Dallas on April 12, 2014
Seattle cruise past Real Salt Lake to extend league lead
Seattle Sounders defeat Real Salt Lake 4-0 at CenturyLink Field to extend their lead at the top of the Western Conference table.
May 31, 23:15



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