Matthew Briggs

Date of birth06 March 1991
Place of birthWandsworth, England
NationalityGuyanese
Weight75 kg
Height1.85 m
PositionDefender/Midfielder

Matthew Briggs became the Premier League's youngest-ever player when he made his Fulham debut at Middlesbrough on the final day of the 2006-07 season at the age of 16 years and 65 days.

His contract at Fulham was extended to June 2014 in March 2011.

He joined Millwall in August 2014 with a one-year contract.

After a loan spell, Matthew joined Colchester United in July 2015 with a two-year contract.

He joined Barnet in March 2018 on non-contract terms.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Fulham 01 Jul 2008 30 Jun 2014
Leyton Orient 15 Jan 2010 15 Feb 2010 L
Peterborough United 07 Feb 2012 07 Mar 2012 L
Bristol City 26 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2012 L
Watford 28 Feb 2013 31 May 2013 L
Millwall 01 Aug 2014 30 Jun 2015
Colchester United 22 Jan 2015 31 May 2015 L
Colchester United 01 Jul 2015 30 Jun 2017
Chesterfield 31 Aug 2017 11 Jan 2018
Barnet 10 Mar 2018 20 Mar 2018

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2006-07 Fulham Premier League
1
2009-10 Leyton Orient League One 1
2010-11 Fulham League Cup 1
2010-11 Fulham Premier League 3
2011-12 Fulham League Cup 1
2011-12 Fulham Premier League 1
1
2011-12 Fulham UEFA Europa League 10
2
1
1
2011-12 Peterborough United League Championship 5
1
2012-13 Bristol City League Championship 4
2012-13 Fulham FA Cup 2
1
2012-13 Fulham League Cup 1
1
2012-13 Fulham Premier League 3
2
2012-13 Watford League Championship 5
2
1
2
2012-13 Watford League Championship Play-Offs 1
1
2013-14 Fulham Premier League
2
2014-15 Colchester United League One 17
1
1
1
2014-15 Millwall FA Cup 2
2014-15 Millwall League Championship 7
1
3
2014-15 Millwall League Cup 2
1
1
1
2015-16 Colchester United FA Cup 3
1
2015-16 Colchester United Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
1
2015-16 Colchester United League Cup 1
1
2015-16 Colchester United League One 25
1
5
2016-17 Colchester United League Two 11
4
2
2017-18 Barnet League Two
1
2017-18 Chesterfield Football League Trophy 1
2017-18 Chesterfield League Two 8
3
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
13 May 2007 Middlesbrough v Fulham L 3-1 Premier League
25 Aug 2010 Fulham v Port Vale W 6-0 League Cup 2nd round
10 Nov 2010 Chelsea v Fulham L 1-0 Premier League
04 Dec 2010 Arsenal v Fulham L 2-1 Premier League
22 May 2011 Fulham v Arsenal D 2-2 Premier League
30 Jun 2011 Fulham v NSI Runavik W 3-0 UEFA Europa League 1st qualifying round 1st leg
07 Jul 2011 NSI Runavik v Fulham D 0-0
Agg: 0-3
UEFA Europa League 1st qualifying round 2nd leg
14 Jul 2011 Crusaders v Fulham W 1-3 UEFA Europa League 2nd qualifying round 1st leg
21 Jul 2011 Fulham v Crusaders W 4-0
Agg: 7-1
UEFA Europa League 2nd qualifying round 2nd leg
28 Jul 2011 RNK Split v Fulham D 0-0 UEFA Europa League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
04 Aug 2011 Fulham v RNK Split W 2-0
Agg: 2-0
UEFA Europa League 3rd qualifying round 2nd leg
18 Aug 2011 Fulham v Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk W 3-0 UEFA Europa League Play-off 1st leg
25 Aug 2011 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk v Fulham L 1-0
Agg: 1-3
UEFA Europa League Play-off 2nd leg
28 Aug 2011 Newcastle United v Fulham L 2-1 Premier League
15 Sep 2011 Fulham v FC Twente D 1-1 UEFA Europa League Group K
21 Sep 2011 Chelsea v Fulham L 0-0 (3-4) League Cup 3rd round
29 Sep 2011 OB Odense v Fulham W 0-2 UEFA Europa League Group K
20 Oct 2011 Wisla Krakow v Fulham L 1-0 UEFA Europa League Group K
19 Nov 2011 Sunderland v Fulham D 0-0 Premier League
14 Dec 2011 Fulham v OB Odense D 2-2 UEFA Europa League Group K
25 Aug 2012 Manchester United v Fulham L 3-2 Premier League
28 Aug 2012 Sheffield Wednesday v Fulham L 1-0 League Cup 2nd round
22 Sep 2012 Wigan Athletic v Fulham W 1-2 Premier League
29 Dec 2012 Fulham v Swansea City L 1-2 Premier League
01 Jan 2013 West Bromwich Albion v Fulham W 1-2 Premier League
05 Jan 2013 Fulham v Blackpool D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
15 Jan 2013 Blackpool v Fulham W 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
19 Jan 2013 Manchester City v Fulham L 2-0 Premier League
17 Aug 2013 Sunderland v Fulham W 0-1 Premier League
31 Aug 2013 Newcastle United v Fulham L 1-0 Premier League


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
2008-09 England UEFA Under-19 6
1
1
1
2008-09 England Under-19
1
2009-10 England FIFA Under-20 World Cup 2
2009-10 England UEFA Under-19 1
2009-10 England Under-19 1
2011-12 England UEFA Under-21 2
2018-19 Guyana CONCACAF Gold Cup 2
2018-19 Guyana International Friendly 1
2019-20 Guyana CONCACAF Nations League 6
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
09 Sep 2008 England v Netherlands W 2-1 Under 19
13 Oct 2008 England v Serbia L 1-4 UEFA Under 19 Qualifying group 9
01 Jun 2009 England v Scotland W 2-1 UEFA Under-19 2nd qualifying round
21 Jul 2009 England v Switzerland D 1-1 UEFA Under 19 Finals Group A
24 Jul 2009 England v Ukraine D 2-2 UEFA Under 19 Finals Group A
27 Jul 2009 England v Slovenia W 7-1 UEFA Under 19 Finals Group A
30 Jul 2009 England v France W 3-1 UEFA Under 19 Finals semi-final
02 Aug 2009 Ukraine v England L 2-0 UEFA Under 19 Finals final
26 Sep 2009 England v Uruguay L 0-1 FIFA Under-20 World Cup Finals Group D
02 Oct 2009 England v Uzbekistan D 1-1 FIFA Under-20 World Cup Finals Group D
02 Mar 2010 Netherlands v England D 1-1 Under 19
18 Jul 2010 Austria v England W 2-3 UEFA Under-19 Finals Group A
01 Sep 2011 England v Azerbaijan W 6-0 UEFA Under-21 Qualifying group 8
06 Oct 2011 Iceland v England W 0-3 UEFA Under-21 Qualifying group 8
06 Jun 2019 Bermuda v Guyana L 1-0 International Friendly
18 Jun 2019 USA v Guyana L 4-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group D
22 Jun 2019 Guyana v Panama L 2-4 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group D
06 Sep 2019 Aruba v Guyana W 0-1 CONCACAF Nations League League B Group C
09 Sep 2019 Guyana v Jamaica L 0-4 CONCACAF Nations League League B Group C
11 Oct 2019 Antigua and Barbuda v Guyana L 2-1 CONCACAF Nations League League B Group C
14 Oct 2019 Guyana v Antigua and Barbuda W 5-1 CONCACAF Nations League League B Group C
15 Nov 2019 Guyana v Aruba W 4-2 CONCACAF Nations League League B Group C
18 Nov 2019 Jamaica v Guyana D 1-1 CONCACAF Nations League League B Group C


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