|Full name||Reginald Derrick Matthews|
|Date of birth||20 December 1932|
|Place of birth||Coventry, England|
|Date of death||7 October 2001(aged 67)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
In a playing career spanning almost 20 years, Matthews turned out for Coventry City, Chelsea and Derby County, making over 100 league appearances for each. He was selected to play for the Third Division South team against the North in 1955/56 and 1956/57.
He won four caps for the England under-23's, and five caps for the senior national team. He was the first Coventry-born footballer to be capped by England. Matthews is one of only five post-war players to be capped while playing for a Third Division club.
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