Matt Gilks

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Name/Famous asMatt Gilks
OccupationSoccer Player
BornRochdale, England
Country/NationalityEngland
BirthdayJune 4, 1982
HoroscopeGemini
Age37 years old
Other NameMatt, Gilks

Matt Gilks Net Worth, Biography, Age, Height, body measurements, family, career, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details. He and winger Gary Mackay-Steven became teammates on the Scottish national team.

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Matt Gilks Biography

Matt Gilks is best known as a Soccer Player. Goalkeeper who joined Burnley in 2014 after spending six years with Blackpool. He became a member of the Scottish national team in 2012. Matt Gilks was born on June 4, 1982 in Rochdale, England. He debuted professionally for Rochdale in 2000 after coming up through the club’s youth set-up. Matt Gilks is one of the most successful Soccer Player. He has ranked on the list of famous people who were born on June 4, 1982.

Matthew Gilks (born 4 June 1982) is a professional footballer who plays for Fleetwood Town as a goalkeeper. He has previously played for Blackpool, Burnley, Norwich City, Rochdale, Rangers, Wigan Athletic, Shrewsbury Town, Scunthorpe United, Lincoln City F.C and the Scotland national team.

In November 2010, Gilks had to withdraw from the Scotland squad through injury. He again withdrew on 10 August 2011, hours before kick-off in a friendly against Denmark, with an ankle injury. On 15 August 2012 he made his debut for Scotland as a first-half substitute in a friendly against Australia.

He also has a position among the list of Most popular Soccer Player. Matt is 1 of the famous people in our database with the age of 37 years old.

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He was born in Rochdale, England. He has not shared enough information about family details. However, our team currently working, we will update Family, Sibling, Spouse and Childrens information.

Born in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, where he started out with Heyside Juniors, Gilks joined Rochdale at the age of 13. He was promoted from their youth team in 2001. After being coached by Fred Barber, he eventually replaced Neil Edwards in the first team, becoming a regular starter. He made a total of 198 appearances for the club in league and cup competitions, and by the time he was 24, he was the longest-serving player at Rochdale. Being an Oldham Athletic fan growing up, and living about a mile from Boundary Park, he states Andy Rhodes and Jon Hallworth as his heroes.

Although born in England, he qualifies to represent Scotland. He was first selected for the Scotland national football team in August 2010 and made his international debut in August 2012.

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On 1 July 2007, Gilks signed a two-year contract with Championship club Norwich City, moving on a free transfer due to his contract with Rochdale having expired. He was though, unable to break into the Canaries first team, spending most of the 2007–08 season sitting on the substitutes bench, which also included a spell out of action with ligament damage after twisting his ankle in November 2007 in training.

Age, Height & Measurements

Matt Gilks current age 37 years old years old. He born under the Gemini horoscope as Matt's birth date is June 4. Matt Gilks height 6 Feet 1 Inches (Approx) & weight 138 lbs (62.5 kg) (Approx.). Right now we don't know about body measurements. We will update in this article.

In the summer of 2008, and without having made a first-team appearance for the Canaries, Gilks signed for fellow Championship club Blackpool as makeweight in a part-exchange deal which saw Wes Hoolahan go in the opposite direction. He made his debut on 12 August 2008 in a 2–0 League Cup defeat by Macclesfield Town.

Height5 Feet 8 Inches (Approx)
Weight140 lbs (63.5 kg) (Approx)
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Hair ColorBlonde
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Shoe Size11.5 (US), 10.5 (UK), 46 (EU), 29 (CM)

On 22 September 2009, he saved a penalty kick in the Seasiders’ 4–3 defeat by Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium in the third round of the 2009–10 Football League Cup. His first league start of the 2009–10 season came in the 2–0 win over Plymouth Argyle at Bloomfield Road on 17 October. After three consecutive clean sheets, Gilks was named in The Championship “Team of the Week”, along with teammates Stephen Crainey and Marcel Seip, following his performance in Blackpool’s goalless draw with Swansea City on 24 October at the Liberty Stadium. On 16 February 2010, he saved a penalty kick in the 2–0 home win over Middlesbrough. His 200th career Football League appearance came in a 1–0 home win over Ipswich Town on 6 March 2010, when he was also named Man of the Match. In addition, he was again named in The Championship “Team of the Week”, following his performance, which saw a fourth clean sheet in five games.

Matt Gilks Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth: $1-2 Million

Matt Gilks net worth has been growing significantly. Matt Gilks’s most of wealth comes from being a successful Soccer Player. We have estimated Matt's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

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While Simon Grayson was Blackpool manager, he did not usually name a substitute goalkeeper, preferring to have five outfield players on the bench. After he left the club, in late December 2008, caretaker manager Tony Parkes immediately began naming Gilks as a substitute. After a number of matches as an unused substitute, Gilks made his league debut for Blackpool on 31 January 2009, after Paul Rachubka was sent off three minutes into the Seasiders’ match against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. Gilks was brought on and helped the Seasiders to a 1–0 win.

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On 22 August 2010 the Scottish FA confirmed that manager Craig Levein was considering Gilks for a call-up to the Scotland national squad for their upcoming UEFA Euro 2012 qualifiers against Lithuania and Liechtenstein. Gilks qualifies to play for Scotland through his Scottish grandmother. Levein said of Gilks: “He is one we became aware of a while ago and have kept track of his progress. Obviously he was a key figure in Blackpool’s promotion to the Barclays Premier League and while I will not name my squad until tomorrow, he is one I think we need to take a closer look at. He comes highly recommended, is playing regularly for his club and the next logical step is for our goalkeeping coach to work closely with him.”

On 13 November 2010, in a goalless draw at West Ham United, Gilks suffered an injury to his knee cap that kept him out much of the remainder of the 2010–11 campaign. After working with former Manchester United Strength and Conditioning Coach Mick Clegg, he returned to the first team on 16 April 2011, in a home defeat by Wigan Athletic. Despite Blackpool’s relegation from the Premier League in 2011, Gilks signed a new two-year contract with the club in July. His contract with Blackpool expired at the end of the 2013–14 season. He left the club to sign for Burnley, despite being offered a new contract with Blackpool.

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