Matthew Ridley

matthew ridley
Name
Matthew Ridley
Nationality
eng England
Position
Defender
Current Team
Consett
Seasons
2021-22
Age
2

The 6ft 5in centre-back was signed on a dual registration basis with Northern Premier League Premier Division side Whitby Town.

He had recently returned from the United States, where he did a football scholarship and studied business administration, playing college football for UNLV in Las Vegas and North Carolina Fusion.

The 21-year-old from Hartlepool has previous experience of non-league football in the North East, having played for Darlington, Billingham Town, Chester-le-Street Town and Bishop Auckland.

As a young player he represented the England Colleges national team, captaining the side on a tour around Italy.

After signing for Consett on February 8, he made a goalscoring debut in the 3-1 win over Ryhope CW four days later.

  • Left for Guisborough Town on 31 March 2022.