Matt Ritchie

Date of birth10 September 1989
Place of birthGosport
NationalityScottish
Weight70 kg
Height1.73 m
PositionMidfielder

After a loan spell, Matt Ritchie joined Swindon Town in January 2011 with a contract to June 2013.

He joined AFC Bournemouth in January 2013 with a contract to June 2016 that was extended to June 2018 in January 2015.

Matt joined Newcastle United in July 2016 with a five-year contract that was extended to June 2023 in March 2020.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Portsmouth 04 Jul 2008 07 Jan 2011
Dagenham and Redbridge 25 Sep 2008 31 May 2009 L
Notts County 01 Sep 2009 31 Dec 2009 L
Swindon Town 11 Feb 2010 26 Mar 2010 L
Swindon Town 04 Oct 2010 04 Jan 2011 L
Swindon Town 07 Jan 2011 30 Jan 2013
AFC Bournemouth 30 Jan 2013 01 Jul 2016
Newcastle United 01 Jul 2016

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2008-09 Dagenham and Redbridge FA Cup 3
1
1
2008-09 Dagenham and Redbridge Johnstones Paint Trophy
1
2008-09 Dagenham and Redbridge League Two 36
1
11
1
2009-10 Notts County FA Cup 1
1
2009-10 Notts County Johnstones Paint Trophy
1
2009-10 Notts County League Two 12
4
3
1
2009-10 Portsmouth Premier League 1
1
2009-10 Swindon Town League One
4
2010-11 Portsmouth League Championship 2
3
2010-11 Portsmouth League Cup 3
2010-11 Swindon Town FA Cup 3
1
2010-11 Swindon Town Johnstones Paint Trophy 2
2010-11 Swindon Town League One 35
1
7
1
2011-12 Swindon Town FA Cup 4
1
2011-12 Swindon Town Johnstones Paint Trophy 6
1
2011-12 Swindon Town League Cup 2
2011-12 Swindon Town League Two 40
10
5
2012-13 AFC Bournemouth League One 15
2
3
4
2012-13 Swindon Town FA Cup
1
2012-13 Swindon Town League Cup 4
2012-13 Swindon Town League One 26
1
9
4
2013-14 AFC Bournemouth FA Cup 2
1
2013-14 AFC Bournemouth League Championship 28
2
9
5
2014-15 AFC Bournemouth FA Cup
2
2014-15 AFC Bournemouth League Championship 44
2
15
6
2014-15 AFC Bournemouth League Cup 1
2
2015-16 AFC Bournemouth FA Cup
3
2015-16 AFC Bournemouth League Cup 1
1
2015-16 AFC Bournemouth Premier League 33
4
4
5
2016-17 Newcastle United FA Cup 1
2
2
2016-17 Newcastle United League Championship 40
2
12
9
2016-17 Newcastle United League Cup 3
2
2017-18 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
2017-18 Newcastle United League Cup
1
2017-18 Newcastle United Premier League 32
3
3
6
2018-19 Newcastle United FA Cup 3
1
1
2018-19 Newcastle United Premier League 35
1
2
9
2019-20 Newcastle United FA Cup 3
1
2019-20 Newcastle United League Cup 1
1
2019-20 Newcastle United Premier League 9
3
1
3
2019-20 Newcastle United Premier League Asia Trophy 2


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
27 Sep 2008 Dagenham and Redbridge v Rotherham United D 1-1 League Two
04 Oct 2008 Rochdale v Dagenham and Redbridge W 0-2 League Two
10 Oct 2008 Dagenham and Redbridge v Barnet W 2-0 League Two
18 Oct 2008 Dagenham and Redbridge v Bury L 1-3 League Two
21 Oct 2008 AFC Bournemouth v Dagenham and Redbridge L 2-1 League Two
25 Oct 2008 Darlington v Dagenham and Redbridge L 3-0 League Two
28 Oct 2008 Dagenham and Redbridge v Grimsby Town W 4-0 League Two
01 Nov 2008 Dagenham and Redbridge v Accrington Stanley D 0-0 League Two
04 Nov 2008 Shrewsbury Town v Dagenham and Redbridge L 5-0 Johnstones Paint Trophy Quarter-final - southern section
08 Nov 2008 Hereford United v Dagenham and Redbridge D 0-0 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
15 Nov 2008 Luton Town v Dagenham and Redbridge L 2-1 League Two
18 Nov 2008 Dagenham and Redbridge v Hereford United W 2-1 FA Cup 1st round replay
22 Nov 2008 Dagenham and Redbridge v Notts County W 6-1 League Two
29 Nov 2008 Leicester City v Dagenham and Redbridge L 3-2 FA Cup 2nd round
06 Dec 2008 Bradford City v Dagenham and Redbridge D 1-1 League Two
20 Dec 2008 Macclesfield Town v Dagenham and Redbridge W 0-4 League Two
26 Dec 2008 Dagenham and Redbridge v Gillingham W 2-0 League Two
03 Jan 2009 Rotherham United v Dagenham and Redbridge D 1-1 League Two
17 Jan 2009 Barnet v Dagenham and Redbridge D 1-1 League Two
20 Jan 2009 Dagenham and Redbridge v Exeter City L 1-2 League Two
24 Jan 2009 Dagenham and Redbridge v Rochdale W 3-2 League Two
27 Jan 2009 Grimsby Town v Dagenham and Redbridge D 1-1 League Two
31 Jan 2009 Dagenham and Redbridge v Darlington L 0-1 League Two
07 Feb 2009 Bury v Dagenham and Redbridge D 2-2 League Two
14 Feb 2009 Dagenham and Redbridge v Luton Town W 2-1 League Two
17 Feb 2009 Dagenham and Redbridge v Wycombe Wanderers L 0-1 League Two
21 Feb 2009 Accrington Stanley v Dagenham and Redbridge D 0-0 League Two
24 Feb 2009 Dagenham and Redbridge v AFC Bournemouth L 0-1 League Two
28 Feb 2009 Chester City v Dagenham and Redbridge D 2-2 League Two
03 Mar 2009 Dagenham and Redbridge v Lincoln City L 0-3 League Two
07 Mar 2009 Dagenham and Redbridge v Morecambe L 0-2 League Two
10 Mar 2009 Port Vale v Dagenham and Redbridge W 0-1 League Two
14 Mar 2009 Chesterfield v Dagenham and Redbridge D 1-1 League Two
28 Mar 2009 Dagenham and Redbridge v Macclesfield Town W 2-1 League Two
04 Apr 2009 Exeter City v Dagenham and Redbridge L 2-1 League Two
11 Apr 2009 Dagenham and Redbridge v Aldershot Town W 3-1 League Two
13 Apr 2009 Gillingham v Dagenham and Redbridge L 2-1 League Two
18 Apr 2009 Dagenham and Redbridge v Bradford City W 3-0 League Two
21 Apr 2009 Dagenham and Redbridge v Brentford W 3-1 League Two
25 Apr 2009 Notts County v Dagenham and Redbridge W 0-3 League Two
02 May 2009 Dagenham and Redbridge v Shrewsbury Town L 1-2 League Two


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
2014-15 Scotland International Friendly 2
1
2014-15 Scotland UEFA European Championship 2
2015-16 Scotland International Friendly 3
1
2015-16 Scotland UEFA European Championship 2
1
1
2016-17 Scotland FIFA World Cup 3
1
2017-18 Scotland FIFA World Cup
1
2017-18 Scotland 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 Mar 2015 Scotland v Northern Ireland W 1-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2015 Scotland v Gibraltar W 6-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
05 Jun 2015 Scotland v Qatar W 1-0 International Friendly
13 Jun 2015 Republic of Ireland v Scotland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
07 Sep 2015 Scotland v Germany L 2-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
08 Oct 2015 Scotland v Poland D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
11 Oct 2015 Gibraltar v Scotland W 0-6 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
29 Mar 2016 Scotland v Denmark W 1-0 International Friendly
29 May 2016 Italy v Scotland L 1-0 International Friendly
04 Jun 2016 France v Scotland L 3-0 International Friendly
04 Sep 2016 Malta v Scotland W 1-5 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
08 Oct 2016 Scotland v Lithuania D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
11 Oct 2016 Slovakia v Scotland L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
11 Nov 2016 England v Scotland L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
01 Sep 2017 Lithuania v Scotland W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
23 Mar 2018 Scotland v Costa Rica L 0-1 International Friendly


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