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Biography

Date of birth

11/02/1998

Height

172 cm

Signed

01/07/2021

Country

England

Matt signed a two-year deal at Town in June 2021.

Born in Chesterfield, he progressed through Sheffield Wednesday's academy and turned professional in 2015.

He made his senior debut after joining Bradford City on loan in 2017, and had a spell on loan at Mansfield the following year before heading to Germany in 2019.

Matt spent the 2019/20 season on loan with FC St. Pauli in the 2. Bundesliga, where he made 17 league appearances.

He returned to Wednesday and went on to play 32 times for the club before switching to the Blues.

Matt's debut came in a 2-2 draw against Morecambe at Portman Road in August 2021, with his first goal for the Club the opener away to Cheltenham later that month.

Pre-season Matt Penney 1.jpg

Matt, who was handed the number three shirt for the 2021/22 season at Portman Road, is sponsored by Helen Royce.

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