Matthew Gill

Matthew Gill

Position: Central midfielder

Age: 28

Born: Norwich (Nov 8, 1980)

Height: 5ft, 11in.

Weight: 11st, 10lbs.

Date signed: July 1, 2009

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Signed from: Exeter City, Bosman free transfer

Contract: June 2011

City debut: v Col Utd H (Aug 8, 2009)

Former clubs: Peterborough United, Notts County, Exeter City

Career:

Peterborough (97-04): 133 starts, plus 34 as sub, 5 goals.

Notts County (04-06): 53 starts, plus 13 as sub, 0 goals.

Exeter City (06-09): 161 starts, plus 3 as sub, 14 goals.

Total: 347 starts, plus 50 as sub, 19 goals.

Norwich-born midfielder Matt Gill became the club's first summer signing when he agreed to join the Canaries from League One rivals Exeter City on June 9. A competitive midfielder, Gill's contract at St James' Park was due to expire at the end of June and he officially joined Norwich City on July 1, signing a two-year deal.

Gill helped Exeter win back-to-back promotions in the last two seasons as the Devon club progressed from non-league to Coca-Cola League One. He made a total of 164 appearances in all competitions for the Grecians, scoring 14 goals. After his success with Exeter, Gill brings his winning mentality to the City dressing room.