Adam Matthews

Read all the news about Adam Matthews. Adam Matthews was born in Swansea on 13 January 1992 (age 26). 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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Scotzine · Sep 10

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
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
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
Celtic Quick News · Mar 8, 2016

Matthews Joins Bristol City

FORMER Celtic defender Adam Matthews has joined Bristol City on loan – after starting just ONE game for Sunderland...

Celtic Quick News · Mar 8, 2016
Read Celtic · Mar 8, 2016

Former defender moves on loan after being frozen out

Former Celtic defender Adam Matthews has moved to Bristol City on loan for the remainder of the season...

Read Celtic · Mar 8, 2016

Former Celtic star joined League One outfit

Bristol City have signed ex Celtic right back Adam Matthews on loan, his club Sunderland have confirmed...

Evening Times · Mar 7, 2016

Bristol City pushing to sign former Celtic player and Sunderland’s Adam Matthews

Bristol City manager Lee Johnson has confirmed he is close to bringing in Sunderland’s Adam Matthews on loan...

Evening Times · Mar 7, 2016
Celtic Quick News · Jan 21, 2016

Matthews On Move

FORMER Celtic defender Adam Matthews is on the way out at Sunderland – after just ONE game...

Celtic Quick News · Jan 21, 2016
Celtic Quick News · Nov 17, 2015

Matthews To Leave Black Cats

FORMER Celtic right-back Adam Matthews will be allowed to leave Sunderland in January – despite only signing from the Hoops just over four months ago...

Celtic Quick News · Nov 17, 2015
HITC · Sep 13, 2015

Gordon claims Celtic need time after losing these three Premier League players

Craig Gordon believes Celtic haven’t quite adjusted to life without Jason Denayer, Adam Matthews and Virgil van Dijk...

HITC · Sep 13, 2015
HITC · Jul 15, 2015

Adam Matthews highlights clear importance of experienced star for Ronny Deila

Former Celtic defender Adam Matthews has piled praise onto former colleague, goalkeeper Craig Gordon...

HITC · Jul 15, 2015
HITC · Jul 14, 2015

Adam Matthews suggests Celtic duo already look like European veterans

Former Celtic defender Adam Matthews has praised a duo who joined the club last winter...

HITC · Jul 14, 2015
STV Sport · Jul 13, 2015

Mikael Lustig: International hopes aren’t harmed by playing for Celtic

Swedish defender says John Guidetti and Adam Matthews weren’t harmed by playing in Scotland...

STV Sport · Jul 13, 2015
HITC · Jul 10, 2015

Adam Matthews sends a message to Celtic fans on Twitter

Former Cardiff City defender Adam Matthews joined Sunderland from Celtic earlier this month...

HITC · Jul 10, 2015
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