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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67HailHail · Oct 21

Comments from player who left Celtic for £2m suggest he regrets exit

Former Celtic defender Adam Matthews has discussed his time in Glasgow, believing it was the best part of his career to date, speaking to London News Online...

67HailHail · Oct 21
Celts Are Here · Oct 21

‘I loved every minute of it’ – Former Celt on ‘Sad’ £2.5m Parkhead Exit

Former Celtic defender Adam Matthews has opened up about his time at Celtic and how signing for the club came out of the blue.

Celts Are Here · Oct 21
Scotzine · Sep 11

BACK PAGE BULLETIN: £2m EX-CELT’S SURPRISE RETURN, HOOPS ACE WANTED

FORMER Celtic defender Adam Matthews, who quit the club in 2015 when Dick Advocaat splashed £2million to take him to Sunderland, has joined Charlton.

Scotzine · Sep 11
67HailHail · Sep 5

Former Lennon favourite won’t be returning to Celtic

Former Celtic defender Adam Matthews definitely won’t be returning to the club this summer after he finalised his move to Charlton Athletic...

67HailHail · Sep 5

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

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...

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
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