Matt Jay

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Matt Jay
Personal information
Full name Matthew William Jay[1]
Date of birth (1996-02-27) 27 February 1996 (age 20)
Place of birth Torbay, England
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Exeter City
Number 27
Youth career
2003–2013 Exeter City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013– Exeter City 5 (0)
2014–15 Weston-super-Mare (loan) 5 (1)
2015 Hayes & Yeading United (loan) 6 (2)
2016 Truro City (loan) 20 (6)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:00, 15 June 2016 (UTC).


Matthew William Jay (born 27 February 1996) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Exeter City in League Two.

Early life and education[edit]

Jay was born in Torbay in Devon and he attended South Dartmoor Community College.

Playing career[edit]

Exeter City[edit]

Jay made his professional debut for Exeter in a 2-0 loss to Wycombe in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy at St James Park on 3 September 2013.[2]

On 22 November 2015, Jay joined National League South side Hayes & Yeading United on a one-month loan.[3]

He scored his first goal for Exeter in an EFL Trophy tie against Oxford United on 30 August 2016.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played on 30 August 2016
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other[a] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Exeter City 2013–14[5] League Two 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
2014–15[6] League Two 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2015-16[7] League Two 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
2016-17[8] League Two 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1
Total 6 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 9 1
Weston-super-Mare (loan) 2014–15[9] Conference South 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 1
Hayes & Yeading United (loan) 2015-16[9][10] National League South 6 2 0 0 0 0 1[b] 0 7 2
Truro City (loan) 2015-16[9] National League South 20 6 0 0 0 0 2[c] 0 22 6
Career total 37 9 0 0 0 0 7 1 44 10
  1. ^ Includes Football League Trophy & FA Trophy matches.
  2. ^ 1 FA Trophy appearance.
  3. ^ 2 National League South play-off appearance.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional retain lists & free transfers 2012/13" (PDF). The Football League. May 2013. p. 61. Retrieved 31 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Exeter City: Matt Jay earns first professional deal". BBC Sport. 17 December 2013. Retrieved 7 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "City youngster with York Road club for a month". Exeter City F.C. 22 November 2015. Retrieved 9 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "Oxford United 4 (T Roberts 12, Maguire pen 36, Taylor 68, MacDonald 71), Exeter City 2 (Jay 43, McAlinden 61)". Oxford Mail. 30 August 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2016. 
  5. ^ "Games played by Matt Jay in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Retrieved 7 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "Games played by Matt Jay in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Retrieved 28 November 2015. 
  7. ^ "Games played by Matt Jay in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Retrieved 28 November 2015. 
  8. ^ "Games played by Matt Jay in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Retrieved 31 August 2016. 
  9. ^ a b c "M. Jay - Summary". Soccerway. Retrieved 28 November 2015. 
  10. ^ "Hayes & Yeading Utd 2 Eastbourne Borough 2 Match Report". Hayes & Yeading United FC. Retrieved 9 December 2015. 

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