Matt Fish (footballer)

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Matt Fish
Personal information
Full name Matthew Fish
Date of birth (1989-01-05) 5 January 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Croydon, England
Playing position Right Back
Club information
Current team
Welling United
Youth career
2005–2006 Crystal Palace
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Crystal Palace 0 (0)
2007 AFC Wimbledon (loan) 0 (0)
2007–2011 Dover Athletic 135 (3)
2011–2015 Gillingham 72 (3)
2014 Portsmouth (loan) 3 (0)
2015–2016 Ebbsfleet United 45 (1)
2016– Welling United 15 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01:26, 8 January 2017 (UTC).

Matthew "Matt" Fish (born 5 January 1989 in Croydon, Greater London) is an English footballer playing as a right back for Welling United in the Conference South.

Career[edit]

Fish progressed through the Crystal Palace youth ranks but was released in the summer of 2007 after a short loan spell at AFC Wimbledon.[1] He made the switch to Isthmian League Division One side Dover Athletic in 2007 after a successful trial.[2] He enjoyed a successful spell at Dover, winning two promotions in four seasons,[3] and in the summer of 2011 made the move up to the Football League with Gillingham on a free transfer, linking up with former Dover manager Andy Hessenthaler.[4] He made his professional debut on 9 August 2011, in the Football League Cup 1–0 defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion at the Falmer Stadium, coming on as a second-half substitute for Barry Fuller.[5] On 21 November 2014 Fish joined League Two club Portsmouth on loan until 3 January 2015.[6]

In January 2015 Fish left Gillingham and joined Ebbsfleet United of Conference South.[7] On 4 October 2016, Fish was released by Ebbsfleet United of Conference South. [8] He moved on to Welling United on 6 October 2016.[9]

Honours[edit]

Dover Athletic
Gillingham

References[edit]

  1. ^ "...but there's good news as Fish stays on". 18 May 2010. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Matt Fish signs on". 23 July 2007. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Matt Fish profile". 22 August 2011. Retrieved 22 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Gillingham sign Chris Whelpdale, Danny Kedwell, Andy Frampton, Lewis Montrose, Matt Fish and Ross Flitney". 22 August 2011. Retrieved 22 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Brighton 1-0 Gillingham". BBC News. 9 August 2011. Retrieved 12 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Bean and Fish arrive on loan". Portsmouth FC. 21 November 2014. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "Ebbsfleet United sign full-back Matt Fish from Gillingham and former Northampton Town defender Kelvin Langmead". Kent Online. 10 January 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  8. ^ http://www.kentnews.co.uk/sport/ebbsfleet_united_release_former_portsmouth_dover_and_gillingham_right_back_matt_fish_1_4722614
  9. ^ "Welling United sign full-back Matt Fish from Ebbsfleet United". 6 October 2016. Retrieved 6 October 2015. 

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