Matty Plummer

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Matty Plummer
Personal information
Full name Matthew Robert Plummer
Date of birth (1989-01-18) 18 January 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire, England
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Scarborough Athletic.
Youth career
1998–2006 Hull City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2009 Hull City 0 (0)
2009 Darlington 8 (0)
2010 North Ferriby United 1 (0)
2010 Westella & Willerby ? (?)
2010 FC Halifax Town ? (?)
2010–2011 Bridlington Town ? (?)
2011 Bradford Park Avenue ? (?)
2011–12 Scarborough Athletic 8 (0)
2012 Garforth Town ? (?)
2012– Scarborough Athletic 44 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:39, 16 August 2013 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Matthew Robert 'Matty' Plummer (born 18 January 1989) is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender for Northern Premier League Division One South side Scarborough Athletic. He has previously played in the Football League for Hull City and Darlington.

Career[edit]

Hull City[edit]

Plummer signed his first professional contract, a two-and-a-half-year deal, with Championship side Hull City in December 2006 after beginning his career with the club as a trainee in 1998 along with Will Atkinson, James Bennett, and Nicky Featherstone.[1] Although the centre-back never played for Hull's senior team, he was a regular in their reserve team. Plummer was also an unused substitute in Hulls’ senior games in the tie against Watford in the League Cup in 2006 and Middlesbrough in the FA Cup in 2007. His contract with Hull expired during the summer of 2009 and he subsequently left the club.

Darlington[edit]

Following his departure from Hull, Plummer joined League Two side Darlington. Plummer made his debut for Darlington on 8 August 2009 against Aldershot coming on as a 74th minute substitute.[2] He also featured against Leeds United in the League Cup, again coming off the bench. Plummer made his full debut for Darlington on 18 August 2009 against Crewe Alexandra.[3] During this time, Plummer was a winner of the 'crossbar challenge' conducted by the football show Soccer AM.[4] Having played eight league games, manager Steve Staunton released him from his contract along with two other first team players, David Knight, and James Bennett in December 2009.[5]

Non-League[edit]

In March 2010, Plummer joined Northern Premier League Premier Division side North Ferriby United, but left after making just one league appearance. Plummer finished the season at Central Midlands League side Westella & Willerby before signing for Northern Premier League Premier Division side FC Halifax Town ahead of season 2010–11. After being released by FC Halifax in November 2010, Plummer briefly joined Northern Counties East League Premier Division side Bridlington Town until signing for Northern Premier League Premier Division side Bradford Park Avenue in January 2011. In December 2011 he signed for Northern Counties East League Premier Division side Scarborough Athletic and made eight first team appearances, starting four, before moving to Northern Premier League Division One North side Garforth Town at the end of the 2011–12 season. He re-signed for Northern Counties East League Premier Division side Scarborough Athletic during the summer of 2012. Plummer enjoyed promotion with Scarborough Athletic following the 2012–13 season, meaning the 2013–14 season will be competed in the Northern Premier League Division One South.

Honours[edit]

As a player[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Future stars sign up". Hull City A.F.C. 8 December 2006. Archived from the original on 14 March 2012. Retrieved 12 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Aldershot 3-1 Darlington". BBC Sport. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Darlington 0-1 Crewe". BBC Sport. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Darlingotn crossbar challenge". BBC Sport. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Three exit club as Quakers pay up contracts". The Northern Echo. 8 December 2009. Retrieved 9 December 2009. 

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