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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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
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
Celtic Quick News · Jul 28, 2016

Matthews Gets His Move

FORMER Celtic defender Adam Matthews has joined Bristol City on a season-long loan deal...

Celtic Quick News · Jul 28, 2016
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
VideoCelts · Mar 25, 2017

Adam Matthews- Where did it all go wrong?

With Celtic playing in the Champions League and Wales reaching the semi-final’s of Euro 2016 it should have been a year to remember for Adam Matthews...

VideoCelts · Mar 25, 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
The Hoops Blog · Jul 27, 2016

Ex-Celtic defender on the verge of Sunderland exit to rejoin Bristol City

Adam Matthews will be the next unwanted Sunderland player out of the exit door, with the ex-Celtic defender expected to depart within the next 48 hours...

The Hoops Blog · Jul 27, 2016
Celtic Quick News · Jul 26, 2016

Adam Matthews Faces Boot From Moyes

FORMER Celtic defender Adam Matthews will be given the boot by new Sunderland boss Davie Moyes...

Celtic Quick News · Jul 26, 2016
EPLscouts.com · May 31, 2016

Former Cletic Defender Probably Regrets Comments About Leaving Parkhead

Adam Matthews was one of the high-profile casualties as Wales named their finalised squad for the European Championships in France this summer, and he’s probably regretting a few comments he said when leaving Celtic...

EPLscouts.com · May 31, 2016
Talking Baws · May 31, 2016

Adam Matthews Left Out By Wales…Probably Regrets Comments About Leaving Celtic

Adam Matthews was one of the high-profile casualties as Wales named their finalised squad for the European Championships in France this summer, and he’s probably regretting a few comments he said when leaving Celtic...

Talking Baws · May 31, 2016
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