Matthew joined from Colne FC in January of the 16/17 season. Whilst at Colne he scored 7 in 17 starts in the 16/17 season including one against Hyde earlier in the season. Matthew was picked out by the Hyde players as a striker with real quality. Matthew is a prolific goal scorer having hit the back of the net 34 times for 1874 Northwich in the 2015-2016 season. And he continued his knack of finding the back of the net when he joined the Tigers, netting 13 goals in 17 appearances, earning him the golden boot for the 16/17 season.