Matthew Wheeler

NameMatthew Wheeler
Hometown Cambridgeshire


Matthew WheelerMatthew Wheeler

Age – 20 years old

Position – Central Midfielder

Where does he live – Cambridgeshire

What is his hobby – Football

What is his favourite food – Spaghetti Bolognese

Who is his favourite player – Xavi, simply because of the way he dictates the tempo of the game and the influence he has in terms of ball possession as well as contributing to goals. He is my idol. Greatest midfielder I have ever seen!

Scoring a debut goal for St John DFC

What is his current team –

Recently joined St John DFC (2016-Present)

(Played 4 games – 2 goals/3 assists)

What silverware did he win in past five years –

EDF Plate, FA Disability Trophy, William Cockell Memorial Cup, William Coad Intermediate Cup

What are his best moment with his current team –

“Scoring my first ever goal for the club I’ve always wanted to play for since a young boy!”

Matthew WheelerWhy do he want to be part of GB Deaf Football Team –

“The clue is in the title. ‘Great Britain’ – says it all! No greater honour than representing your country of birth!’

What is his inspired sport quote –

“Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority”

How do he feel about getting an opportunity to go to Poland and play in Deaf Euro 2016 –

“Words can’t describe. I am just eager to get on that plane and represent the Great Britain the best I can and hopefully bring back the gold!”