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Reg Matthews

Place of birth  Coventry, England
Role  Football player
Name  Reg Matthews

Years  Team
Playing position  Goalkeeper
Position  Goalkeeper
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Full name  Reginald Derrick Matthews
Date of birth  (1933-12-20)20 December 1933
Date of death  7 October 2001(2001-10-07) (aged 67)
Died  October 7, 2001, Kenilworth, United Kingdom

Reginald Derrick Matthews (20 December 1933 – 7 October 2001) was an English football goalkeeper.

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Club career

In a playing career spanning almost 20 years, Matthews turned out for Coventry City, Chelsea and Derby County, making over 100 league appearances for each. He was selected to play for the Third Division South team against the North in 1955/56 and 1956/57.

International career

He won four caps for the England under-23's, and five caps for the senior national team. He was the first Coventry-born footballer to be capped by England. Matthews is one of only five post-war players to be capped while playing for a Third Division club.


  • Coventry City Hall of Fame
  • References

    Reg Matthews Wikipedia

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