Matthew Harriott

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Matthew Harriott
Personal information
Full name Matthew Anthony Harriott[1]
Date of birth (1992-09-23) 23 September 1992 (age 21)
Place of birth Luton, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Welling United
Youth career
2009–2010 Luton Town
2010–2011 Sheffield United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Sheffield United 2 (0)
2012 Burton Albion (loan) 4 (0)
2012–2013 Alfreton Town (loan) 10 (0)
2013–2014 Northampton Town 5 (0)
2013 Hayes & Yeading United (loan) 4 (0)
2014– Welling United 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:20, 29 May 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Matthew Anthony "Matty" Harriott (born 23 September 1992) is a footballer who plays as a midfielder currently with Welling United following his release by Northampton Town. Born in Luton, England, he began his career with Sheffield United and has had spells on loan at Burton Albion, Alfreton Town and Hayes & Yeading United. Harriott has also been selected to represent Republic of Ireland at U19 level.

Club career[edit]

Sheffield United[edit]

After coming through the youth ranks of Luton Town, Harriott made a move to Bramall Lane in August 2010. Progressing quickly with the Blades, he made his first team début for the Blades in the 84th minute of a 2–2 home match against Doncaster Rovers at Bramall Lane in early January 2011.[2] Having made only one further appearance for the Yorkshire club Harriott joined Football League Two side Burton Albion on a one-month loan deal in March 2012.[3] He made four appearances for the Brewers before returning to United after his loan spell was cut short following a change in managerial staff at Burton Albion.[4] The following season Harriott joined Alfreton Town on a months loan in November 2012,[5] which was later was extended until 6 January 2013,[6] and again to the maximum 93 days allowed.[7] Having made 13 appearances for Alfreton, Harriott returned to United but after failing to break into the first team Harriott left the club in June 2013 after they failed to offer him a new contract.[8]

Northampton Town[edit]

After being released from the Blades, Harriott signed a one year deal with Northampton Town on 30 August 2013.[9] In November 2013 Harriott joined Hayes & Yeading United on loan until 14 December 2013.[10]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 11 January 2014[11]
Club Season Division League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sheffield United 2010–11 Championship 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2011–12 League One 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
Burton Albion (loan) 2011–12 League Two 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Sheffield United 2012–13 League One 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Alfreton Town (loan) 2012–13 Conference National 10 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 13 0
Northampton Town 2013–14 League Two 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0
Hayes & Yeading (loan) 2013–14 Conference South 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Career total 25 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 32 0

International career[edit]

Harriott was selected for the Republic of Ireland Under 19s in January 2011.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search 1984 to 2006 – Birth, Marriage and Death indexes". Findmypast.com. Retrieved 12 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "Sheffield Utd vs Doncaster". Sheffield United F.C. 3 January 2011. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Blades' Harriott Joins on One Month Loan Deal". Burton Albion F.C. 6 March 2012. Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Bolton pals urged Blades new boy to Wander". Sheffield Star. 24 March 2012. Retrieved 24 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "Alfreton sign Matthew Harriott from Sheffield United". BBC Sport. 12 November 2012. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 
  6. ^ "Luton Town v Alfreton Town". Luton Today. 8 December 2012. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  7. ^ "Loan extended". Sheffield United F.C. 8 January 2012. Retrieved 8 January 2013. 
  8. ^ "Retained list". Sheffield United F.C. 18 June 2013. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  9. ^ "Northampton sign former Sheffield United midfielder". BBC Sport. 30 August 2013. Retrieved 30 August 2013. 
  10. ^ "Cobblers midfielder Harriott sent out on loan to Hayes & Yeading". Northampton Chronicle & Echo. 14 November 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2013. 
  11. ^ Matthew Harriott career stats at Soccerbase. Retrieved 21 March 2014.
  12. ^ "U19 squad for Croatia double-header named". fai.ie. 25 January 2011. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 

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