DOB: 2 September 1894
Died: 2 June 1964
MFC Debut: Round 1, 1919 against St. Kilda at Junction Oval
Last Game: Round 15, 1922 against Essendon at MCG
From: North Melbourne/South Melbourne/Richmond/Prahran
Number: 6 (1920-1922)
Games: 50 (85 total)
Goals: 24 (51 total)
Moved from South Melbourne to Richmond after one game and added another three before the First World War put a temporarily end to his career.
Cleared from Prahran to Melbourne before the 1919 season he played in the ruck for four years before being dropped from the list before 1923 and returning to South Melbourne.
In 1925 he joined Benalla as playing coach.
He son Norm also played for Melbourne and South, also Matthews son would win a Brownlow Medal for South Melbourne and his grandson Herbie later played for Melbourne.
|Round 5, 1922||Elbowing||1 match|
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Some sources show him from South Melbourne Juniors, not North Melbourne. Real first name started with E,
Football Record 1919
Herald - 04/05/1923
Argus - 09/03/1925
Record - 26/03/1938
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