Matthew Hartmann

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Matthew Hartmann
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Personal information
Full name Matthew James Calibjo Hartmann
Date of birth (1989-08-19) 19 August 1989 (age 32)
Place of birth Southampton, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
2004–2006 Portsmouth
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Portsmouth 0 (0)
2007Weymouth (loan) 13 (1)
2008 Nottingham Forest 3 (0)
2009–2010 Bognor Regis Town 36 (5)
2011–2014 Loyola Meralco Sparks 65 (16)
2015–2017 Global 39 (10)
2017–2018 Davao Aguilas 43 (2)
2019–20?? Gosport Borough
National team
2007 Philippines U-21 2 (0)
2011 Philippines U-23 2 (0)
2006–2011 Philippines 6 (1)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 23:00, June 11, 2013 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 11:00, September 3, 2014 (UTC)

Matthew James Calibjo Hartmann (born 19 August 1989), also known as Matt Hartmann, is a former Filipino profoessional footballer who played as a central midfielder. He represented the Philippines at international level.


Club career[edit]

Hartmann went through the ranks at Portsmouth until he was released at the end of the 2006–07 season. In his final year with Portsmouth, he went out on loan to Weymouth[1] eventually making a total of four appearances for the club.[2]

In July 2007, Nottingham Forest signed Hartmann on a free transfer joining as a third year academy member. By July 2008 he was released and signed for Bognor Regis Town on a free transfer and made five appearances for the club.[citation needed]

In early September 2011, Hartmann signed for Filipino side Loyola Agila, thus joining his two brothers who already play for the club.[3]

On 24 April 2015, Global announced that Hartmann has signed with them and will join his brother Mark Hartmann who was already with the club.[4]

On 1 March 2019, Hartmann signed for English non-League football club Gosport Borough.[5]

International career[edit]

Hartmann received his first senior call-up in November 2006 for the 2007 ASEAN Football Championship qualification tournament in Bacolod. He made his debut in the opening match as the Philippines lost 2–1.[6] It would be his only appearance in the tournament. Early the following year, he got a call-up to play for the Philippine U-21's in the Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy. He made two appearances, against Myanmar and Brunei.[7]

In September 2011, he was back in the national team setup and was named in the final 20-man squad for the 2011 Long Teng Cup and the provisional Philippines under-23 squad for the 2011 Southeast Games.[8][9] In the Long Teng Cup, he made his first senior appearance since his debut in November 2006, playing the full 90 minutes in the 3–3 draw against Hong Kong in the opening match.[10]

He was selected as a captain of the national under-23 team in time for the 2011 Southeast Asian Games.[11]

Personal life[edit]

He is the younger brother of Darren Hartmann, who has played for the Philippine U-21's during the 2005 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy and the older brother of Mark Hartmann, who is also a Philippines under-23 and senior international footballer.[12]



  1. ^ "Matthew Hartmann profile". The Terras. Retrieved December 17, 2009.
  2. ^ "Matthew Hartmann profile". Soccerbase. Retrieved October 1, 2011.
  3. ^ Ramos, Josef T. (September 11, 2011). "5 Britons join Loyola Meralco Sparks". The Manila Times. Archived from the original on October 14, 2011. Retrieved October 1, 2011.
  4. ^ "Matthew Hartmann Joins Global". Global Football Club. April 24, 2015. Retrieved April 26, 2015.
  5. ^ "New Signing - Welcome Matthew Hartmann - News - Gosport Borough Football Club". Retrieved May 20, 2019.
  6. ^ Tupas, Cedelf P. (November 13, 2006). "2 quick goals lift Laos past RP". Philippine Daily Inquirer. p. A31.
  7. ^ "Previous matches - 2007 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy". Archived from the original on November 3, 2007.
  8. ^ Tupas, Cedelf P. (September 21, 2011). "New Azkals team join Long Teng Cup tilt". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved October 1, 2011.
  9. ^ Manahan, John Paul (September 9, 2011). "Privisional roster for the Southeast Asian Games named". Soccer Central Philippines. Retrieved October 1, 2011.
  10. ^ "Match results - Hong Kong 3:3 Philippines". Hong Kong Football Association. Retrieved October 1, 2011.
  11. ^ Tupas, Cedelf P. (November 3, 2011). "SEA Games: Vietnam XI downs Under-23 Azkals". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved November 3, 2011.
  12. ^ "Hartmann brothers ready for Global success with Philippines". ESPN FC. August 19, 2015. Retrieved March 13, 2017.

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