At the age of 11 Matt signed for Brentford were he stayed for 5 years. After being released from Brentford Matt signed for Ryman Premier league club Ashford town were just after five months playing in their first team, Premiership clubs Charlton and Chelsea came in for Matt.
Matt picked to go on trial with Chelsea and was there for half a season were he trained with the likes of Frank Lampard, John Terry, Zola etc and was within touching distance of a professional contract but was released because of his height.
From there he signed for conference team Woking before moving to the conference south team Hampton and Richmond we he won a league and cup double.
Matt has coached and is coaching pro and semi pro goalkeepers from South Africa,USA,Canada,Australia,Slovakia and Spain to name a few. Every week Matt works with pro or semi pro keepers on all aspects of their games and Matt works with them to prepare for trials.
Matt has been approached by 2 pro clubs but due to his massive commitment to J4K and the J4K goalkeepers has turned them down.
Matt runs a sponsorship system via J4K Surrey and www.thegoalkeepergloveshop.co.uk. He has sponsored over 100 goalkeepers ranging from under 7 keepers right up to international goalkeepers. If you would like sponsorship please contact Matt.
Below you can see that Matt has helped many goalkeepers with their development Matt has had a J4K keeper selected for ENGLAND, Matt has helped ALSO lots of his goalkeepers move into pro clubs 2 being Chelsea and Brentford.
With J4K Surrey growing, a lot of the J4K venues are so well attended and goalkeepers stay committed to the sessions that J4K Surrey has waiting lists for our venues
Matt also runs goalkeeper camps in the half terms and summer holidays which always fill up fast so if you are looking for a goalkeeper camp in Surrey please email Matt fast. Matt is also one of the head coaches at the J4K international residential course and has seen and helped many goalkeepers from this course move onto pro clubs. Matt is now starting to coach with J4K in the USA with our ID camps.
From above you can see Matt sponsors a lot of goalkeepers in the UK and worldwide but he also gives alot of FREE equipment and FREE coaching to goalkeepers in grass roots football, over the past year matt has given back up to £2000 to grass roots goalkeepers.
Matt has also been coached by Mark Beeney, Nick Betachini and Paul Priddy, and now runs goalkeeper training Surrey with Just4Keepers.