Matthew Pattison got a great chance – What’s new with former Mamelodi player?

Matthew Pattison

Matthew Pattison has been given a great opportunity. Former Mamelodi Sundowns star has been invited to join the English club Whickham FC. Former Bafana Bafana player, as well as Mamelodi Sundowns, has been invited to a managerial job at an English club. Before career as a coach, Pattison had a great career as a player on the Sundowns team.

He started playing for Mamelodi in 2009 when he transferred from Norwich City. This 33-year-old former player played a brief time in Santos to return in 2014 to Gateshead FC. Matthew Pattison since than begun to coach other players. On Monday, he was named the first-team leader for Whickham. The England Football Club is proud to announce a new manager.

The club management from England believes Matthew’s knowledge will help their club thrive. This former midfielder played for South Africa as well as in the best South Africa clubs. Matthew is delighted with the opportunity he has been given. He will do everything he can to get ahead with the new club and achieve many good results. We cant wait to see on soccer 10 what will he do as a coach in the new club!

Who is Matthew Pattison

Matty is a South African footballer who played at Mamelodi Sundowns and, subsequently, at Whickham. Pattison was born in Johannesburg. He started training football when he was a child and in 1997 moved with his family to England. When he was just 14 he started playing for Newcastle Youth Academy. As a senior, he first played in a game against the Celtics. Unfortunately, he soon got injured. His knee ligament injury almost ended his playing career. But he soon showed that he has a strong will which he proved 2006 in the match against Everton.


In the summer of 2009, Pattison left the Norwich club to play for Mamelodi Sundowns. In early August, he returned to South Africa to play for the Sundowns team. Pattison hoped playing for the South African club would provide him with an invitation to the South African national team.

It finally happened when he joined the South African team at the FIFA World Cup 2010. This experienced player has had some good results in his career. He is believed to continue just this good as the new club’s coach. Which will many choose to bet. Who knows maybe with excellent English PSL log standing his team will be on top.