Matt Smith (fitbawer, born 1982)
|Full name||Matthew Terence Smith|
|Date o birth||14 October 1982|
|Place o birth||Chichester, Ingland|
|Hicht||180 cm (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playin poseetion||Centre back|
|UWE Hartpury University, Gloucestershire|
|2009–2010||→ North Queensland Fury (loan)||11||(0)|
* Senior club appearances an goals coontit for the domestic league anerly an correct as o 16 March 2014|
Matthew Terence "Matt" Smith (born 14 October 1982) is an Inglis-Australie fitbaa (soccer) player who plays for Brisbane Roar in the A-League. Smith stairtit his Australie profeesional fitbaa career wi North Queensland Fury durin the 2009/10 A-League saison an then signed a twa-year contract wi Brisbane Roar at the stairt o the A-League 2010/11 saison.
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Club career[eedit | eedit soorce]
Born in Chichester, Ingland, Smith stairtit his career playin varsity fitbaa in Ingland, whaur he representit several different Varsities afore bein signed bi Championship club Portsmouth. Smith muivit tae Australie for ane year in 2004 an returned in 2006, durin which time he attendit Hartpury College in Gloucestershire an completit his Maisters degree in Sports Management. He muivit tae Australie an played for Palm Beach afore muivin tae Brisbane Strikers. He wis signed on a injury replacement loan at North Queensland Fury tae replace Scottish defender Scott Wilson.
Brisbane Roar[eedit | eedit soorce]
On 16 Apryle 2010 it wis annooncit that Smith jyned the Brisbane Roar on a twa-year deal efter his contract wi North Queensland expired due tae awnership chynges. On 6 September 2011, the Roar annooncit that Smith wad replace depairtit midfielder Matt McKay as caiptain o the club. On 10 September 2012, Smith signed a new 3 year contract at the Roar, extendin his stay until the end o the 2015/16 season.
Personal[eedit | eedit soorce]
Smith marriet Aicha Bendjelloul on Mey 17 in a ceevil ceremony in Brisbane, Australie. Thay then celebratit wi faimily an friends bi hostin a pairty on the Thai island o Koh Samui.
Thegither, thay hae 3 childer Iyla, Ava an Owen. Smith is qualifeed wi a BA Degree in Marketing an Leisure Management an a Masters in Sports Management frae Hartpury College in Gloucestershire.
Honors[eedit | eedit soorce]
Aw includin Brisbane Roar :
- A-League Premiership: 2010–2011
- A-League Championship: 2010–2011
- A-League PFA Team o the Year 2010-11
- Queensland State League Premiers 2009
- Great Britain: World Varsity Gemmes 2007: Bangkok
- BUSA Champions UWE Hartpury 2007
A-League statistics[eedit | eedit soorce]
- As o 16 March 2014
|North Queensland Fury||2009–10||11||0||0||0||0||0||11||0|
1 - includes A-League feenal series statistics
2 - includes FIFA Club World Cup statistics; AFC Champions League statistics are included in season commencing efter group stages (i.e. ACL an A-League seasons etc.)
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Matt Smith signs with North Queensland Fury
- Brisbane secures Matt Smith
- Smith tae lead the Roar