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Alex Matthews

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Alex Matthews



Basic Information

Nationality: English

DOB: 26/11/02


Derby County's Academy Player of the Year in 2018/19, Alex Matthews, joined the Rams at Under-10s level and has progressed through the ranks ever since.

The central midfielder made his Under-18s debut at just 15-years-old and made five appearances, scoring one goal, in the 2018/19 season to help Justin Walker's side be crowned National Champions.

He joined the Rams as a first-year scholar in the 2019/20 campaign and he made 19 appearances for the Under-18s during the season, recording three assists along the way.

In addition, he made a single appearance for the Under-19s in their UEFA Youth League campaign.

Injury limited him to three appearances in the 2020/21 season but he was offered the chance to impress with the Under-23s ahead of the 2021/22 campaign.