Mart Poom

Where is Mart Poom now?

Selected by the Estonian FA as country’s best player of the last 50 years, Mart Poom hung up his gloves in 2009 after he was released by Watford.

Playing for 21 years and making over 400 first-team appearances, Poom represented 10 different clubs from Estonia, Finland, Switzerland and England.

A Championship title winner during his time at Sunderland he also won a UEFA Champions League runner-up medal and a League Cup runner-up medal with Arsenal even though he didn’t make an appearance in either competition.

Poom was also the number one keeper for the Estonia national side from 1992 to 2007 winning 120 caps and keeping 31 clean sheets.
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Since retiring Poom has moved into coaching and spent a year as assistant goalkeeping coach at Arsenal before returning to his former club Flora Tallinn as sporting director for two years from 2010 to 2012.

He is currently the goalkeeping coach for the Estonian national team.

Poom is also club president and goalkeeping coach at Estonian fourth division side FC Nomme United which is also home to his own soccer school.

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Mart Poom: Premier League Statistics

Yellow Cards4
Red Cards0
Premier League Teams Played forArsenal, Derby County, Sunderland

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