Matthew Hartmann

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Matt Hartmann
Personal information
Full name Matthew James Calibjo Hartmann
Date of birth (1989-08-19) 19 August 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth Southampton, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left back, Left midfielder
Club information
Current team
Loyola Meralco Sparks
Youth career
0000–2006 Portsmouth
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Portsmouth 0 (0)
2007 Weymouth (loan) 4 (0)
2007–2008 Nottingham Forest 0 (0)
2008 Bognor Regis Town 5 (0)
2011– Loyola Meralco Sparks 17 (4)
National team
2007 Philippines U-21 2 (0)
2011 Philippines U-23 2 (0)
2006–2011 Philippines 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:00, 11 June 2013 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11:00, 1 February 2012 (UTC)

Matthew James Calibjo "Matt" Hartmann was born on August 19, 1989, is an EnglishFilipino footballer who plays as a left back or left midfielder for Loyola Meralco Sparks. He represented the Philippines at international level.


Club career[edit]

Hartmann went through the ranks at Portsmouth until he was released at then end of the 2006–07 season. In his final year with Portsmouth, he went out on loan to Weymouth[1] eventually making a total of four appearances for the club.[2]

In July 2007, Nottingham Forest signed Hartmann on a free transfer joining as a third year academy member.[3] By July 2008 he was released and signed for Bognor Regis Town on a free transfer and made five appearances for the club.

In early September 2011, Hartmann signed for Filipino side Loyola Agila, thus joining his two brothers who already play for the club.[4]

International career[edit]

Hartmann received his first senior call-up in November 2006 for the 2007 ASEAN Football Championship qualification tournament in Bacolod. He made his debut in the opening match as the Philippines lost 2–1.[5] It would be his only appearance in the tournament. Early the following year, he got a call-up to play for the Philippine U-21's in the Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy. He made two appearances, against Myanmar and Brunei.[6]

In September 2011, he was back in the national team setup and was named in the final 20-man squad for the 2011 Long Teng Cup and the provisional Philippines under-23 squad for the 2011 Southeast Games.[7][8] In the Long Teng Cup, he made his first senior appearance since his debut in November 2006, playing the full 90 minutes in the 3–3 draw against Hong Kong in the opening match.[9]

He was selected as a captain of the national under-23 team in time for the 2011 Southeast Asian Games.[10]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list the Philippines' goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 11 October 2011 Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila    Nepal

Personal life[edit]

He is the younger brother of Darren Hartmann, who has played for the Philippine U-21's during the 2005 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy and the older brother of Mark Hartmann, who is also a Philippines under-23 and senior international footballer.




  1. ^ "Matthew Hartmann profile". The Terras. Retrieved 2009-12-17. 
  2. ^ "Matthew Hartmann profile". Soccerbase. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  3. ^ "Matthew Hartmann - Transfer history". Transfer Markt. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  4. ^ Ramos, Josef T. (2011-09-11). "5 Britons join Loyola Meralco Sparks". The Manila Times. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  5. ^ Tupas, Cedelf P. (2006-11-13). "2 quick goals lift Laos past RP". Philippine Daily Inquirer. p. A31. 
  6. ^ "Previous matches - 2007 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy". 
  7. ^ Tupas, Cedelf P. (2011-09-21). "New Azkals team join Long Teng Cup tilt". (Philippine Daily Inquirer). Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  8. ^ Manahan, John Paul (2011-09-09). "Privisional roster for the Southeast Asian Games named". Soccer Central Philippines. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  9. ^ "Match results - Hong Kong 3:3 Philippines". Hong Kong Football Association. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  10. ^ Tupas, Cedelf P. (2011-11-03). "SEA Games: Vietnam XI downs Under-23 Azkals". =Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 

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