Southampton loanee targets third successive promotion

15:28 07 June 2012


Southampton's Aaron Martin wants to win a third successive promotion at Crystal Palace

PA Archive/Press Association Images

Aaron Martin wants to enjoy success at Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace defender, Aaron Martin, who is on loan from Southampton, is hoping to use his experience with the Saints to help the Eagles win promotion to the Premier League.

The 22-year-old has made 29 appearances for the Saints as the south coast club won back-to-back promotions to take their place in next season’s top flight.

“I’ve learned what needs to be done to get back-to-back promotions, and hopefully I can take that to Palace and do as well as I can,” he said.

“They’ve got a young squad, so hopefully we can build on that and push forward together.

“I think it’ll be good for me to get that vital experience I need, and it’ll be good to play a lot of games hopefully.

“It’s nice to be able to relax my mind a little bit because I know exactly what I’m doing next season - All I want to do is play football, and I feel I’m going to get it.

“It’s a good step.”

Related articles

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
2 3 4 5 6

Latest Crystal Palace news

Koke of Atletico Madrid (Adam Davy/PA Wire)

The latest news on the London clubs from around the web this morning.

Sullay Kaikai of Crystal Palace in action (Photo by Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Shrewsbury boss Micky Mellon has hailed loanee Sullay Kaikai as a star of the future as he bagged an impressive brace against Colchester on Saturday.

Angelo Ogbonna of West Ham   (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic is hoping to have his four first-choice central defenders fit to travel to Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Dele Alli and James Tomkins

All the main stories from around the web this morning, featuring Arsenal, Chelsea, Spurs, West Ham and Crystal Palace.


Can you name the Crystal Palace players based solely on their squad numbers?

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Line-Up Events


Amazon: Everything you want to buy all in one place!

With £1,500 to spend online at Amazon, there’s really nothing you can’t buy.

Read more
You'll be stocked up on toiletries  for a while!

Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more.

Read more

Latest Tech News