Date of birth: 27th October 1986
Date joined: 19th August 2021
Date left: 19th November 2021
Matty is a vastly experienced player. The former South Africa International started his career with Newcastle United. Having made 10 Premier League appearances for The Magpies. He then moved to Championship side Norwich City with former manager Glenn Roeder. He played over 50 games for “the Canaries” before moving to South Africa, playing for Mamelodi Sundowns, Engen Santos and Bidvest Wits. Returning to the North East in 2014, he joined Gateshead FC and has spent time with Blyth Spartans, South Shields and latterly near neighbours Whickham, for whom he briefly managed, before taking up the role as Coach at Gateshead FC’s Academy.
After a long and illustrious career, Matty retired from playing in November 2021
Home shirt - Mr Billy Park
Away shirt - Gateshead Property Services
3rd shirt - Available for sponsor
Training kit - Impact Bathrooms.
Published Friday 27th August 2021 (last updated Friday 3rd December 2021)