Marco Mathys

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Marco Mathys
Personal information
Full name Marco Mathys
Date of birth (1987-07-05) 5 July 1987 (age 31)
Place of birth Derendingen, Switzerland
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC Vaduz
Number 17
Youth career
–2006 SC Derendingen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2009 Concordia Basel 79 (8)
2009–2012 Biel/Bienne 73 (23)
2012–2016 St. Gallen 132 (16)
2016– Vaduz 57 (13)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Marco Mathys (born 5 July 1987) is a Swiss footballer who plays for Vaduz in the Swiss Challenge League.[1]

Career[edit]

Early Career[edit]

Mathys came up through the youth ranks of hometown club SC Derendingen.

Concordia Basel[edit]

In July 2006, Mathys moved to FC Concordia Basel. In three seasons with the club, he made 79 league appearances, scoring eight times.

Biel/Benne[edit]

In July 2009, Mathys moved to Swiss Challenge League club FC Biel-Bienne on a free transfer. He made his league debut for the club on 26 July 2009 in a 2-0 loss to FC Vaduz. He was replaced by David Casasnovas in the 83rd minute.[2] He scored his first league goal for the club a week later in a 3-0 home victory over Stade Nyonnais. His goal came in the 49th minute.[3]

St. Gallen[edit]

In January 2012, Mathys was sold to FC St. Gallen for £63,000. His league debut for St. Gallen came on 18 February 2012 in a 6-0 demolition of SR Delémont. He was brought on for Manuel Sutter in the 57th minute.[4] His first league goal came on 31 March 2012 in a 3-2 victory over FC Wil. His goal came just six minutes after being introduced, and made the score 2-1 in favor of St. Gallen. He had been brought on for Manuel Sutter in the 56th minute.[5] In his first season with the club, they won the Swiss Challenge League and were promoted to the Swiss Super League.[6]

Vaduz[edit]

In July 2016, Mathys was sold to FC Vaduz on a free transfer. He made his league debut for the club on 24 July 2016 in a 1-1 draw with FC Thun. He was subbed off in the 84th minute, replaced by eventual goal-scorer Ali Messaoud.[7] His first league goal came as part of a hat-trick scored in a 5-1 victory over FC Lugano. The goals came in the 62nd, 75th, and 92nd minutes.[8] Unfortunately, the club was relegated in his first season with them.[9]

Honours[edit]

St. Gallen
FC Vaduz

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