Matthew Connolly

Date of birth24 September 1987
Place of birthBarnet
NationalityEnglish
Weight71 kg
Height1.85 m
PositionDefender

Matthew Connolly joined Queens Park Rangers in January 2008 with a contract to June 2011 that was extended to June 2013 in July 2010.

He joined Cardiff City in August 2012 with a three-year contract that was extended to June 2019 in January 2016 and to June 2020 in July 2018.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Arsenal 25 Jan 2005 02 Jan 2008
AFC Bournemouth 23 Nov 2006 02 Jan 2007 L
Colchester United 09 Jul 2007 02 Jan 2008 L
Queens Park Rangers 02 Jan 2008 22 Aug 2012
Reading 31 Jan 2012 31 May 2012 L
Cardiff City 22 Aug 2012
Watford 19 Mar 2015 31 May 2015 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2006-07 AFC Bournemouth FA Cup 2
2006-07 AFC Bournemouth League One 3
2
1
1
2006-07 Arsenal League Cup 1
1
2007-08 Colchester United League Championship 13
3
2
1
1
2007-08 Queens Park Rangers FA Cup 1
2007-08 Queens Park Rangers League Championship 18
2
4
2008-09 Queens Park Rangers League Championship 31
4
3
1
2008-09 Queens Park Rangers League Cup 4
1
2009-10 Queens Park Rangers League Championship 17
2
2
5
2009-10 Queens Park Rangers League Cup 2
2010-11 Queens Park Rangers League Championship 33
3
2
2
2010-11 Queens Park Rangers League Cup 1
2011-12 Queens Park Rangers League Cup 1
2011-12 Queens Park Rangers Premier League 5
1
2011-12 Reading League Championship 6
2
2012-13 Cardiff City League Championship 36
5
5
2013-14 Cardiff City League Cup 1
2013-14 Cardiff City Premier League 3
2
2014-15 Cardiff City FA Cup 1
1
2014-15 Cardiff City League Championship 20
3
6
2014-15 Cardiff City League Cup 1
1
2014-15 Watford League Championship 4
2
1
1
2015-16 Cardiff City League Championship 43
1
10
2015-16 Cardiff City League Cup 2
2016-17 Cardiff City League Championship 26
2
1
6
1
2016-17 Cardiff City League Cup 1
2017-18 Cardiff City League Championship 4
2
2017-18 Cardiff City League Cup 1


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
25 Nov 2006 Bradford City v AFC Bournemouth D 0-0 League One
02 Dec 2006 Bristol Rovers v AFC Bournemouth D 1-1 FA Cup 2nd round
05 Dec 2006 AFC Bournemouth v Nottingham Forest W 2-0 League One
09 Dec 2006 AFC Bournemouth v Port Vale L 0-4 League One
12 Dec 2006 AFC Bournemouth v Bristol Rovers L 0-1 FA Cup 2nd round replay
16 Dec 2006 Gillingham v AFC Bournemouth D 1-1 League One
26 Dec 2006 Bristol City v AFC Bournemouth D 2-2 League One


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