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Martins finally given work permit

09 Feb 2011 11:38:49

Martins finally given work permit

Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins has finally returned to the United Kingdom after securing a visa that will allow him play for Birmingham City.He joined the Blues on loan from Russian club Rubin Kazan on 31 January but visa problems delayed his debut. A statement on the City website says Martins, 26, has received clearance to play against Stoke City on Saturday. Martins previously scored 28 goals in 88 Premier League appearances for Newcastle United between 2006 and 2009. Birmingham manager.... read more


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