Adam Matthews

Date of birth13 January 1992
Place of birthSwansea
NationalityWelsh
Weight71 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionDefender

Adam Matthews joined Sunderland in July 2015 with a four-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Cardiff City 13 Jan 2009 30 Jun 2011
Celtic 01 Jul 2011 03 Jul 2015
Sunderland 03 Jul 2015
Bristol City 07 Mar 2016 08 May 2016 L
Bristol City 28 Jul 2016 31 May 2017 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2009-10 Cardiff City FA Cup 2
2009-10 Cardiff City League Championship 24
8
1
1
2009-10 Cardiff City League Cup 1
2010-11 Cardiff City FA Cup
2
2010-11 Cardiff City League Championship 2
6
1
2010-11 Cardiff City League Championship Play-Offs
1
2010-11 Cardiff City League Cup 2
2011-12 Celtic UEFA Europa League 4
1
2012-13 Celtic UEFA Champions League 8
2
1
2015-16 Bristol City League Championship 9
2015-16 Sunderland League Cup 1
2015-16 Sunderland Premier League
1
2016-17 Bristol City League Championship 11
1
1
2016-17 Bristol City League Cup 2
2017-18 Sunderland Football League Trophy 1
2017-18 Sunderland League Championship 9
3
1
2017-18 Sunderland League Cup 3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
15 Aug 2009 Blackpool v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Championship
18 Aug 2009 Plymouth Argyle v Cardiff City W 1-3 League Championship
23 Aug 2009 Cardiff City v Bristol City W 3-0 League Championship
29 Aug 2009 Doncaster Rovers v Cardiff City L 2-0 League Championship
16 Sep 2009 Reading v Cardiff City W 0-1 League Championship
23 Sep 2009 Aston Villa v Cardiff City L 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
26 Sep 2009 Sheffield Wednesday v Cardiff City L 3-1 League Championship
29 Sep 2009 Cardiff City v Derby County W 6-1 League Championship
03 Oct 2009 Watford v Cardiff City W 0-4 League Championship
17 Oct 2009 Cardiff City v Crystal Palace D 1-1 League Championship
20 Oct 2009 Cardiff City v Coventry City W 2-0 League Championship
24 Oct 2009 Sheffield United v Cardiff City W 3-4 League Championship
01 Nov 2009 Cardiff City v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Championship
07 Nov 2009 Swansea City v Cardiff City L 3-2 League Championship
29 Nov 2009 Cardiff City v Ipswich Town L 1-2 League Championship
13 Dec 2009 Middlesbrough v Cardiff City W 0-1 League Championship
26 Dec 2009 Cardiff City v Plymouth Argyle L 0-1 League Championship
28 Dec 2009 Peterborough United v Cardiff City D 4-4 League Championship
09 Jan 2010 Cardiff City v Blackpool D 1-1 League Championship
12 Jan 2010 Bristol City v Cardiff City D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 2010 Scunthorpe United v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Championship
19 Jan 2010 Cardiff City v Bristol City W 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round replay
26 Jan 2010 Bristol City v Cardiff City W 0-6 League Championship
30 Jan 2010 Cardiff City v Doncaster Rovers W 2-1 League Championship
05 Feb 2010 Newcastle United v Cardiff City L 5-1 League Championship
20 Feb 2010 Cardiff City v Barnsley L 0-2 League Championship
27 Feb 2010 Preston North End v Cardiff City L 3-0 League Championship
06 Mar 2010 Cardiff City v Middlesbrough W 1-0 League Championship
09 Mar 2010 Ipswich Town v Cardiff City L 2-0 League Championship
13 Mar 2010 Leicester City v Cardiff City L 1-0 League Championship
16 Mar 2010 Coventry City v Cardiff City W 1-2 League Championship
30 Mar 2010 Cardiff City v Leicester City W 2-1 League Championship
03 Apr 2010 Cardiff City v Swansea City W 2-1 League Championship
05 Apr 2010 Nottingham Forest v Cardiff City D 0-0 League Championship
02 May 2010 Derby County v Cardiff City L 2-0 League Championship
11 Aug 2010 Cardiff City v Burton Albion W 4-1 League Cup 1st round
14 Aug 2010 Derby County v Cardiff City W 1-2 League Championship
21 Aug 2010 Cardiff City v Doncaster Rovers W 4-0 League Championship
24 Aug 2010 Peterborough United v Cardiff City L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round
28 Aug 2010 Portsmouth v Cardiff City W 0-2 League Championship
18 Sep 2010 Ipswich Town v Cardiff City L 2-0 League Championship
10 Nov 2010 Reading v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Championship
13 Nov 2010 Scunthorpe United v Cardiff City W 2-4 League Championship
20 Nov 2010 Cardiff City v Nottingham Forest L 0-2 League Championship
28 Dec 2010 Watford v Cardiff City L 4-1 League Championship
08 Jan 2011 Stoke City v Cardiff City D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
18 Jan 2011 Cardiff City v Stoke City L 0-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
17 May 2011 Cardiff City v Reading L 0-3
Agg: 0-3
League Championship Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2010-11 Wales Nations Cup
2
2011-12 Wales International Friendly 3
1
2011-12 Wales UEFA European Championship
1
2012-13 Wales FIFA World Cup 2
2012-13 Wales International Friendly 1
2013-14 Wales FIFA World Cup 1
1
2015-16 Wales International Friendly 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
25 May 2011 Wales v Scotland L 1-3 Nations Cup
27 May 2011 Wales v Northern Ireland W 2-0 Nations Cup
10 Aug 2011 Wales v Australia L 1-2 International Friendly
11 Oct 2011 Bulgaria v Wales W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group G
12 Nov 2011 Wales v Norway W 4-1 International Friendly
29 Feb 2012 Wales v Costa Rica L 0-1 International Friendly
27 May 2012 Mexico v Wales L 2-0 International Friendly
07 Sep 2012 Wales v Belgium L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
11 Sep 2012 Serbia v Wales L 6-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
06 Feb 2013 Wales v Austria W 2-1 International Friendly
06 Sep 2013 FYR Macedonia v Wales L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
10 Sep 2013 Wales v Serbia L 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
24 Mar 2016 Wales v Northern Ireland D 1-1 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.