Erik Martin Ulander was born on February 23, 1976 in Jönköping and made his IFK Göteborg debut in the 1994 season. Ulander was part of IFK Göteborg's youth program before making his debute with the first team, and is as a result of that regarded by the club as a home-grown player. At 29 years, 4 months and 26 days, on July 20, 2005, he took part his first competetive game against Gefle IF in an Allsvenskan game that ended 0–1. He has spent four seasons with the IFK Göteborgs first team, and during his career he played in 12 first team games. Out of these 12 first team games, 4 were Allsvenskan games.
Martin Ulander is with his 4 Allsvenskan games number
395 on the list of those who have competed in most Allsvenskan games for IFK Göteborg. In total, Ulander has represented his country at the highest level on 4 occasions. 45 year old Ulander completed his last season with IFK Göteborg 2005.