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 30 Jun 2021
Barnsley 25 Jan 2017 31 May 2017 L
Barnsley 16 Oct 2020 04 Jan 2021 L
Coventry City 06 Jan 2021 31 May 2021 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
14 Aug 2012 Torquay United v Leicester City W 0-4 League Cup 1st round
18 Aug 2012 Leicester City v Peterborough United W 2-0 League Championship
21 Aug 2012 Charlton Athletic v Leicester City L 2-1 League Championship
28 Aug 2012 Leicester City v Burton Albion L 2-4 League Cup 2nd round
16 Sep 2012 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Leicester City L 2-1 League Championship
19 Sep 2012 Leicester City v Burnley W 2-1 League Championship
23 Sep 2012 Leicester City v Hull City W 3-1 League Championship
29 Sep 2012 Middlesbrough v Leicester City W 1-2 League Championship
27 Oct 2012 Leicester City v Crystal Palace L 1-2 League Championship
03 Nov 2012 Watford v Leicester City L 2-1 League Championship
01 Dec 2012 Leicester City v Derby County W 4-1 League Championship
15 Dec 2012 Millwall v Leicester City L 1-0 League Championship
26 Dec 2012 Hull City v Leicester City D 0-0 League Championship
29 Dec 2012 Burnley v Leicester City W 0-1 League Championship
01 Jan 2013 Leicester City v Huddersfield Town W 6-1 League Championship
05 Jan 2013 Leicester City v Burton Albion W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 2013 Bristol City v Leicester City W 0-4 League Championship
18 Jan 2013 Leicester City v Middlesbrough W 1-0 League Championship
12 Feb 2013 Leicester City v Huddersfield Town L 1-2 FA Cup 4th round replay
19 Feb 2013 Leicester City v Charlton Athletic L 1-2 League Championship
29 Mar 2013 Leicester City v Millwall L 0-1 League Championship
01 Apr 2013 Barnsley v Leicester City L 2-0 League Championship
06 Apr 2013 Brighton and Hove Albion v Leicester City D 1-1 League Championship
12 Apr 2013 Leicester City v Birmingham City D 2-2 League Championship
16 Apr 2013 Leicester City v Bolton Wanderers W 3-2 League Championship
20 Apr 2013 Crystal Palace v Leicester City D 2-2 League Championship
26 Apr 2013 Leicester City v Watford L 1-2 League Championship
04 May 2013 Nottingham Forest v Leicester City W 2-3 League Championship
09 May 2013 Leicester City v Watford W 1-0 League Championship Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
12 May 2013 Watford v Leicester City L 3-1
Agg: 3-2
League Championship Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg
03 Aug 2013 Middlesbrough v Leicester City W 1-2 League Championship
06 Aug 2013 Wycombe Wanderers v Leicester City W 1-2 League Cup 1st round
11 Aug 2013 Leicester City v Leeds United D 0-0 League Championship
17 Aug 2013 Derby County v Leicester City W 0-1 League Championship
24 Aug 2013 Leicester City v Birmingham City W 3-2 League Championship
31 Aug 2013 Charlton Athletic v Leicester City L 2-1 League Championship
21 Sep 2013 Blackpool v Leicester City D 2-2 League Championship
24 Sep 2013 Leicester City v Derby County W 2-1 League Cup 3rd round
28 Sep 2013 Leicester City v Barnsley W 2-1 League Championship
01 Oct 2013 Yeovil Town v Leicester City W 1-2 League Championship
19 Oct 2013 Leicester City v Huddersfield Town W 2-1 League Championship
29 Oct 2013 Leicester City v Fulham W 4-3 League Cup 4th round
02 Nov 2013 Watford v Leicester City W 0-3 League Championship
23 Nov 2013 Ipswich Town v Leicester City W 1-2 League Championship
30 Nov 2013 Leicester City v Millwall W 3-0 League Championship
03 Dec 2013 Sheffield Wednesday v Leicester City L 2-1 League Championship
14 Dec 2013 Leicester City v Burnley D 1-1 League Championship
17 Dec 2013 Leicester City v Manchester City L 1-3 League Cup 5th round
21 Dec 2013 Queens Park Rangers v Leicester City W 0-1 League Championship
26 Dec 2013 Leicester City v Reading W 1-0 League Championship
29 Dec 2013 Leicester City v Bolton Wanderers W 5-3 League Championship
04 Jan 2014 Stoke City v Leicester City L 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 2014 Leicester City v Derby County W 4-1 League Championship
18 Jan 2014 Leeds United v Leicester City W 0-1 League Championship
25 Jan 2014 Leicester City v Middlesbrough W 2-0 League Championship
28 Jan 2014 Birmingham City v Leicester City W 1-2 League Championship
01 Feb 2014 AFC Bournemouth v Leicester City W 0-1 League Championship
08 Feb 2014 Leicester City v Watford D 2-2 League Championship
19 Feb 2014 Nottingham Forest v Leicester City D 2-2 League Championship
22 Feb 2014 Leicester City v Ipswich Town W 3-0 League Championship
01 Mar 2014 Leicester City v Charlton Athletic W 3-0 League Championship
11 Mar 2014 Barnsley v Leicester City W 0-3 League Championship
15 Mar 2014 Leicester City v Blackpool W 3-1 League Championship
22 Mar 2014 Blackburn Rovers v Leicester City D 1-1 League Championship
25 Mar 2014 Leicester City v Yeovil Town D 1-1 League Championship
29 Mar 2014 Burnley v Leicester City W 0-2 League Championship
04 Apr 2014 Leicester City v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-1 League Championship
19 Apr 2014 Leicester City v Queens Park Rangers W 1-0 League Championship
22 Apr 2014 Bolton Wanderers v Leicester City W 0-1 League Championship
26 Apr 2014 Huddersfield Town v Leicester City W 0-2 League Championship
21 Sep 2014 Leicester City v Manchester United W 5-3 Premier League
27 Sep 2014 Crystal Palace v Leicester City L 2-0 Premier League
04 Oct 2014 Leicester City v Burnley D 2-2 Premier League
18 Oct 2014 Newcastle United v Leicester City L 1-0 Premier League
25 Oct 2014 Swansea City v Leicester City L 2-0 Premier League
01 Nov 2014 Leicester City v West Bromwich Albion L 0-1 Premier League
08 Nov 2014 Southampton v Leicester City L 2-0 Premier League
22 Nov 2014 Leicester City v Sunderland D 0-0 Premier League
29 Nov 2014 Queens Park Rangers v Leicester City L 3-2 Premier League
02 Dec 2014 Leicester City v Liverpool L 1-3 Premier League
07 Dec 2014 Aston Villa v Leicester City L 2-1 Premier League
26 Dec 2014 Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-2 Premier League
28 Dec 2014 Hull City v Leicester City W 0-1 Premier League
01 Jan 2015 Liverpool v Leicester City D 2-2 Premier League
03 Jan 2015 Leicester City v Newcastle United W 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 2015 Leicester City v Aston Villa W 1-0 Premier League
07 Feb 2015 Leicester City v Crystal Palace L 0-1 Premier League
10 Feb 2015 Arsenal v Leicester City L 2-1 Premier League
15 Feb 2015 Aston Villa v Leicester City L 2-1 FA Cup 5th round
22 Feb 2015 Everton v Leicester City D 2-2 Premier League
04 Mar 2015 Manchester City v Leicester City L 2-0 Premier League
14 Mar 2015 Leicester City v Hull City D 0-0 Premier League
21 Mar 2015 Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City L 4-3 Premier League
04 Apr 2015 Leicester City v West Ham United W 2-1 Premier League
11 Apr 2015 West Bromwich Albion v Leicester City W 2-3 Premier League
25 Apr 2015 Burnley v Leicester City W 0-1 Premier League
29 Apr 2015 Leicester City v Chelsea L 1-3 Premier League
02 May 2015 Leicester City v Newcastle United W 3-0 Premier League
09 May 2015 Leicester City v Southampton W 2-0 Premier League
30 Aug 2016 Sheffield United v Leicester City D 0-0 Football League Trophy Group H – North
08 Nov 2016 Leicester City v Walsall L 0-1 Football League Trophy Group H – North
10 Dec 2016 Leicester City v Manchester City W 4-2 Premier League
19 Jul 2017 Leicester City v West Bromwich Albion W 1-1 (7-6) Premier League Asia Trophy Semi-final
22 Jul 2017 Leicester City v Liverpool L 1-2 Premier League Asia Trophy Final
11 Aug 2017 Arsenal v Leicester City L 4-3 Premier League
19 Aug 2017 Leicester City v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-0 Premier League
26 Aug 2017 Manchester United v Leicester City L 2-0 Premier League
09 Sep 2017 Leicester City v Chelsea L 1-2 Premier League
30 Dec 2017 Liverpool v Leicester City L 2-1 Premier League
01 Jan 2018 Leicester City v Huddersfield Town W 3-0 Premier League
06 Jan 2018 Fleetwood Town v Leicester City D 0-0 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 2018 Chelsea v Leicester City D 0-0 Premier League
20 Jan 2018 Leicester City v Watford W 2-0 Premier League
31 Jan 2018 Everton v Leicester City L 2-1 Premier League
03 Feb 2018 Leicester City v Swansea City D 1-1 Premier League
10 Feb 2018 Manchester City v Leicester City L 5-1 Premier League
16 Feb 2018 Leicester City v Sheffield United W 1-0 FA Cup 5th round
24 Feb 2018 Leicester City v Stoke City D 1-1 Premier League
03 Mar 2018 Leicester City v AFC Bournemouth D 1-1 Premier League
06 Jan 2019 Newport County v Leicester City L 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
22 Feb 2020 Leicester City v Manchester City L 0-1 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 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.