Matthew started out at his hometown club of Oldham Athletic, coming up through the ranks, and going onto make 39 appearances and scoring twice during his six seasons there between 2003 and 2009. On his release from Latics, he joing Wrexham for one season, making 15 appearances and scoring once. It was at FC United of Manchester where Matty made his name, making 243 appearances and scoring 79 goals since joining in 2010. He has helped the club to the Northern Premier League title, three times helping them get to the play-offs. He was the top scorer for FC United in 10/11 and 11/12 seasons.
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