Matty James

Date of birth22 July 1991
Place of birthBacup
NationalityEnglish
Weight74 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionDefender/Midfielder

Matty James joined Leicester City in May 2012 with a three-year contract that was extended to June 2018 in July 2014.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Manchester United 01 Jul 2008 16 May 2012
Preston North End 09 Feb 2010 31 May 2010 L
Preston North End 02 Jul 2010 31 Dec 2010 L
Leicester City 16 May 2012
Barnsley 25 Jan 2017 31 May 2017 L
Barnsley 16 Oct 2020 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2009-10 Preston North End League Championship 17
1
2
2010-11 Preston North End League Championship 10
2010-11 Preston North End League Cup 2
1
2012-13 Leicester City FA Cup 2
2012-13 Leicester City League Championship 20
4
3
1
2012-13 Leicester City League Championship Play-Offs 2
2012-13 Leicester City League Cup 2
1
2013-14 Leicester City FA Cup 1
2013-14 Leicester City League Championship 28
7
1
3
1
2013-14 Leicester City League Cup 3
1
2014-15 Leicester City FA Cup 2
2014-15 Leicester City Premier League 20
7
2
1
2016-17 Barnsley League Championship 17
1
1
2016-17 Leicester City Football League Trophy 2
2016-17 Leicester City Premier League
1
2017-18 Leicester City FA Cup 1
1
2017-18 Leicester City Premier League 11
2
2
2017-18 Leicester City Premier League Asia Trophy 2
2018-19 Leicester City FA Cup 1
2019-20 Leicester City Premier League
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
09 Feb 2010 Preston North End v Sheffield United W 2-1 League Championship
13 Feb 2010 Preston North End v Blackpool D 0-0 League Championship
16 Feb 2010 Derby County v Preston North End L 5-3 League Championship
20 Feb 2010 Newcastle United v Preston North End L 3-0 League Championship
27 Feb 2010 Preston North End v Cardiff City W 3-0 League Championship
06 Mar 2010 Plymouth Argyle v Preston North End D 1-1 League Championship
09 Mar 2010 Preston North End v Doncaster Rovers D 1-1 League Championship
13 Mar 2010 Preston North End v Nottingham Forest W 3-2 League Championship
16 Mar 2010 Preston North End v Sheffield Wednesday D 2-2 League Championship
20 Mar 2010 West Bromwich Albion v Preston North End L 3-2 League Championship
23 Mar 2010 Middlesbrough v Preston North End L 2-0 League Championship
27 Mar 2010 Preston North End v Queens Park Rangers D 2-2 League Championship
03 Apr 2010 Preston North End v Watford D 1-1 League Championship
05 Apr 2010 Crystal Palace v Preston North End L 3-1 League Championship
10 Apr 2010 Preston North End v Scunthorpe United W 3-2 League Championship
17 Apr 2010 Coventry City v Preston North End D 1-1 League Championship
24 Apr 2010 Preston North End v Leicester City L 0-1 League Championship
02 May 2010 Reading v Preston North End L 4-1 League Championship
07 Aug 2010 Preston North End v Doncaster Rovers L 0-2 League Championship
10 Aug 2010 Stockport County v Preston North End W 0-5 League Cup 1st round
14 Aug 2010 Swansea City v Preston North End L 4-0 League Championship
21 Aug 2010 Preston North End v Portsmouth W 1-0 League Championship
24 Aug 2010 Bradford City v Preston North End W 1-2 League Cup 2nd round
28 Aug 2010 Sheffield United v Preston North End L 1-0 League Championship
11 Sep 2010 Burnley v Preston North End L 4-3 League Championship
23 Oct 2010 Preston North End v Crystal Palace W 4-3 League Championship
30 Oct 2010 Leicester City v Preston North End L 1-0 League Championship
06 Nov 2010 Bristol City v Preston North End D 1-1 League Championship
09 Nov 2010 Preston North End v Barnsley L 1-2 League Championship
12 Nov 2010 Preston North End v Hull City L 0-2 League Championship


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 5
2009-10 England FIFA Under-20 World Cup 3
2009-10 England UEFA Under-19 4


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
27 May 2009 England v Bosnia-Herzegovina W 2-0 UEFA Under 19 2nd qualifying round
29 May 2009 England v Slovakia W 4-1 UEFA Under 19 2nd qualifying round
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
26 Sep 2009 England v Uruguay L 0-1 FIFA Under-20 World Cup Finals Group D
29 Sep 2009 England v Ghana L 0-4 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
18 Jul 2010 Austria v England W 2-3 UEFA Under-19 Finals Group A
21 Jul 2010 Netherlands v England L 1-0 UEFA Under-19 Finals Group A
24 Jul 2010 France v England D 1-1 UEFA Under-19 Finals Group A
27 Jul 2010 Spain v England L 3-1 UEFA Under-19 Semi-final


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