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Remi Matthews

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Norwich Career: 2009 (Under-16s) 2010-14 (Academy), 2014-
Current Club: Plymouth (on loan from Norwich City)
Date of Birth: 10/02/1994 (Gorleston) 
Nationality: English

Biography

Norwich City Under-16s goalkeeper Remi Matthews signed a contract with City for him to become an academy scholar in the summer of 2010. He made his debut for the Under-18s during the early part of the 2009/10 season. He has great shot-stopping ability and has been with the Club since the age of ten.

Remi joined Wroxham on loan at the beginning of November 2012, making his debut in the 3-1 away win at Ilford in the Ryman League Division One North. He also spent time on loan at Leiston during 2012/13.

On 13th May 2014, Matthews signed a new two year professional contract with Norwich.

On 27th November 2014, Matthews was loaned to Burton Albion for a month following an injury to goalkeeper Chris Weale (on loan to Burton from Yeovil). He returned to Norwich without making a first team appearance for Burton but returned there on loan on 6th July 2015, signing until January 2016. He made his Burton debut against Scunthorpe on 8th August 2015, winning 2-1. He made a total of six appearances for the Brewers.

On 24th March 2016, he joined struggling League One side Doncaster Rovers on loan until the end of the 2015/16 season. He made his debut the following day against Colchester conceding four goals. He played nine times for Doncaster.

After signing a new two year contract with Norwich in July 2016, Remi was loaned to Scottish side Hamilton Academical for the 2016/17 season. He made 27 appearances.

After an impressive 2017 pre-season, Remi was playing for the Under-23s at the start of the 2017/18 season. However he signed for Plymouth on an emergency loan on 20th October 2017 becoming Argyle's fifth keeper of the season after Kyle Letheren hurt his thigh at Blackburn on Tuesday 17th October.Luke McCormick and Robbert te Loeke were also injured and youth team keeper Michael Cooper made his debut at Blackburn. Matthews made his debit at AFC Wimbledon keeping a clean sheet as Plymouth won 1-0.


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