Adam Matthews

Read all the news about Adam Matthews. Adam Matthews was born in Swansea on 13 January 1992 (age 27). Follow @Adam2Matthews on Twitter.

On 25 February 2011, Celtic announced they had secured the signing of Matthews on a pre-contract agreement to commence on 1 July, on a four-year contract. Matthews would team up with his former Cardiff teammate Joe Ledley. Matthews was given the number two shirt that was previously worn by Andreas Hinkel.

Matthews made an impressive debut in a 1–0 win over Aberdeen on 7 August. He then played in his first European match, after coming on as a substitute in Celtic’s 2–0 loss to Atlético Madrid. On 29 September he played in Celtic’s 1–1 Europa League draw with Udinese, he started the match at right back but moved to left back for the second half when fellow countryman Joe Ledley went off injured. After an impressive start to the season, it was reported that English Premier League clubs Fulham and Everton were interested in signing Matthews in the January transfer window. He made his Champions League debut at Celtic Park against HJK Helsinki on 1 August 2012. Matthews scored his first goal Celtic goal on 12 December 2012, a powerful strike into the far corner of the goal against Arbroath in the Scottish Cup replay.

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Celtic Linked With Former Right Back Who Lennon Termed ‘A Fantastic Player’: Good Signing For The Hoops?

According to the latest reports from the Daily Record, Celtic are interested in bringing in their former right-back Adam Matthews.

67HailHail · Aug 23

Celtic look like missing out on former full-back signing

The chances of former Celtic full-back Adam Matthews returning to the club this summer look to have diminished after it emerged he was training with Charlton Athletic.

67HailHail · Aug 23
HITC · Jul 2

Report: Celtic plotting free agent move; Lennon worried alternative target supports Rangers

Celtic are reportedly expected to move for Adam Matthews after Neil Lennon was put off Middlesbrough’s Paddy McNair...

HITC · Jul 2
Read Celtic · Jul 2

Neil Lennon considering reunion with experienced defender after cooling interest in fellow countryman

Celtic are thought to be considering a summer swoop for free agent Adam Matthews after the Hoops cooled their interest in Middlesbrough’s Paddy McNair, according to the Scotsman...

Read Celtic · Jul 2
HITC · Jun 17

Celtic reportedly want to sign 27-year-old Lennon once called a ‘fantastic player’

Adam Matthews will leave Sunderland when his contract expires but could he return to the Scottish Premiership with Celtic?

HITC · Jun 17
Read Celtic · Jun 17

Celtic considering move for free agent to solve problem position

Former Celtic defender Adam Matthews has emerged as a potential target for the Hoops this summer.

Read Celtic · Jun 17

Celtic eye former star after abandoning deal for Middlesbrough’s Paddy McNair

Celtic are weighing up a move for their former full-back Adam Matthews after abandoning a bid for Paddy McNair...

VideoCelts · Jun 2

Opinion: Why there will be no return ticket for Adam Matthews

If Celtic could go out and sign a 27-year-old that can make an impact at right-back and provide cover at left-back they’d make the move in an instant...

VideoCelts · Jun 2
VideoCelts · Jan 21

Mystery over Celtic’s Maja move

Celtic can sign Maja in the summer for a token development fee with the hoops using that avenue in the past to secure Adam Matthews, Moussa Dembele and Kundai Benyu...

VideoCelts · Jan 21
Scotzine · Sep 10, 2018

Big-Mouth Barton Rages at Ex-Celt

JOEY BARTON insisted former Celtic defender Adam Matthews should have seen red in Fleetwood’s 1-1 draw with Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.

Scotzine · Sep 10, 2018
Talking Baws · Jun 21, 2017

Former Celtic Stars Gary Hooper, Adam Matthews, Joe Ledley & Charlie Mulgrew Reunite For Family Holiday

If things weren’t going so good for Celtic at the moment then this may be a photo that would bring a tear to their eye...

Talking Baws · Jun 21, 2017
HITC · May 27, 2017

Adam Matthews and David Meyler react on Twitter to Celtic triumph

The Sunderland and the Hull City players were impressed with Celtic’s win against Aberdeen in the Scottish Cup final on Saturday...

HITC · May 27, 2017

Ex-Celt & Champions League Hero Available for Free – Neil Lennon Should Act

Today it was reported that former Neil Lennon signing and Barca beating bhoy Adam Matthews is to be released from his Sunderland contract.

Football League World · Nov 23, 2018

Jack Ross delivers key update on 26-y/o’s future at Sunderland

Sunderland manager Jack Ross has admitted that defender Adam Matthews’ future at the Stadium of Light depends on whether the Black Cats gain promotion this season, reports from the Chronicle claim...

Football League World · Nov 23, 2018
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