Vincent Matthews (footballer)
Matthews in 1925
|Full name||Vincent Matthews|
|Date of birth||15 January 1896|
|Place of birth||Oxford, England|
|Date of death||15 November 1950(aged 54)|
|Place of death||Oxford, England|
|Playing position||Centre half|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Vincent "Vince" Matthews (15 January 1896 – 15 November 1950) was an English international footballer. Born in Oxford, Matthews joined Tranmere Rovers from Bolton Wanderers in 1925, and did not miss a match until he was transferred to Sheffield United for £1,000 in 1927. Whilst with United, he earned two caps for England against France and Belgium at the end of the 1927–28 season. Matthews has been described as a "cultured attacking centre half ... well ahead of his time."
- Bishop, Peter (1 November 1998). Tranmere Rovers Football Club. Images of England. Stroud: Tempus. p. 25. ISBN 978-0-7524-1505-5.
- Upton, Gilbert; Wilson, Steve; Bishop, Peter (24 July 2009). "Player Records". Tranmere Rovers: The Complete Record. Breedon. pp. 520–538. ISBN 978-1-85983-711-5.
- Upton, Gilbert; Wilson, Steve (November 1997). "Players' Data". Tranmere Rovers 1921–1997: A Complete Record. pp. 101–108. ISBN 978-0-9518648-2-1.
- Vincent Matthews England profile at Englandstats
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