Matt Sim

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Matt Sim
Personal information
Full name Matthew Sim
Date of birth (1988-04-18) 18 April 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder / Winger
Club information
Current team
Sydney United
Number 8
Youth career
2009–2010 Newcastle Jets
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Manly United 70 (19)
2014 Sutherland Sharks 0 (0)
2014Central Coast Mariners (loan) 4 (0)
2014–2016 Central Coast Mariners 32 (2)
2016 Western Sydney Wanderers 1 (0)
2016 Cape Town City 9 (2)
2017– Sydney United 47 (12)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 September 2018

Matthew "Matt" Sim (born 18 April 1988) is an Australian professional footballer who currently plays left or right sided / central midfielder for Sydney United. Matt also has an English passport through his family's heritage.

Playing career[edit]

Sim made his debut for Central Coast on 21 February against Wellington Phoenix. He played the whole game as the Mariners lost 4–1.[1]

On 14 October 2014, Sim came off the bench in the 71st minute in Central Coast Mariners' FFA Cup clash with Palm Beach Sharks with the score at 1–0 to his side. He went on to score 4 goals in the 19 minutes that he played.[2] Sim finished the 2014 FFA Cup with 5 goals in 3 games.

Sim has also been a part of two Asian Champions League campaigns for the Mariners in 2014 and 2015.

On 1 February 2016, the Western Sydney Wanderers announced that they had signed Sim until the end of the 2015–16 season.[3] On 5 May 2016, after making only one appearance off the bench for the club, Sim was released by the Wanderers.[4]

Sim signed with South African Premier Division club Cape Town City in July 2016.[5]

On 23 August 2016, Sim made his competitive PSL debut against Polokwane City in Cape Town City's inaugural game. Sim got an assist by setting up the first goal in the 2–0 win. 3 Days later Sim and Cape Town City took on The Kaizer Chiefs in the MTN8 Cup Quarter Final. Sim scored his first goal for the club in the 7th Minute to give City a 1–0 win and a historic victory.[6]

At the end of 2016, Sim left Cape Town City for personal reasons. He made 14 appearances in all competitions for the club.[7]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Manly United

Cape Town City

Individual[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://int.soccerway.com/matches/2014/02/21/australia/a-league/central-coast-mariners-fc/wellington-phoenix/1475261/
  2. ^ http://www.theffacup.com.au/matchcentre/Palm-Beach-Sharks-v-Central-Coast-Mariners/784423/postgame
  3. ^ "Wanderers boost left hand side with two signings". Western Sydney Wanderers. 1 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Wanderers announce player departures". Western Sydney Wanderers. 5 May 2016.
  5. ^ "CT City announce Aussie signing". News24. 14 July 2016. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Cape Town City Eliminate Floundering Chiefs In MTN8". Soccer Laduma. 26 August 2016.
  7. ^ Davidson, John (30 December 2016). "Sim exits South Africa". FourFourTwo.
  8. ^ https://www.wswanderersfc.com.au/news/matt-sim
  9. ^ https://int.soccerway.com/matches/2016/12/10/south-africa/league-cup/supersport-united/mpumalanga-black-aces/2378340/
  10. ^ "2013 IGA NPL All-Star Team of the Year". Football NSW. 28 September 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2016.

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