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Matt Gilks

Born: June 4, 1982 (age 39)

Height: 6' 0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Oldham, England
Nationality: Scotland flag Scottish

Position: Goalkeeper
Team: Scunthorpe United (no. 1)
Matt Gilks for Burnley on August 2, 2014
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Career History
Senior2000-2007Rochdale
2007-2008Norwich City
2008-2014Blackpool
→ 2008Shrewsbury Town (loan)
2014-2016Burnley
2016-2017Rangers
2017Wigan Athletic
2017-Scunthorpe United
Sports Mole has 165 articles about Matt Gilks. Articles 1 to 40:
West Ham United's Oladapo Afolayan celebrates scoring their fourth goal on January 23, 2021
Bolton secure double deadline day loan signings
The pair have joined for the season from Premier League sides West Ham and Burnley respectively.
Feb 1, 18:05
Burnley goalkeeper Lukas Jensen pictured in June 2020
Burnley goalkeeper Lukas Jensen joins Bolton on loan
The Dane will spend the rest of the season with Wanderers and manager Ian Evatt expects him to challenge Matt Gilks for a starting place.
Feb 1, 17:39
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Charlie Mulgrew, Max Power in running for League One Player of the Month award
Blackburn Rovers defender Charlie Mulgrew is in the running for November's League One Player of the Month award.
Dec 6, 06:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Wigan Athletic sign Brighton & Hove Albion goalkeeper Christian Walton on loan
Wigan Athletic sign Christian Walton on a season-long loan, just hours after the goalkeeper penned a new four-year deal at Brighton & Hove Albion.
Jul 12, 19:28
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Wigan Athletic make eighth deadline-day signing
Wigan Athletic name Manchester City midfielder Jack Byrne as their eighth and final signing of transfer deadline day.
Feb 1, 00:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Wigan Athletic snap up Josh Laurent from Hartlepool United
Wigan Athletic complete the signing of 21-year-old midfielder Josh Laurent from Hartlepool United on a two-and-a-half-year deal.
Jan 31, 21:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Wigan Athletic complete Gabriel Obertan signing
Wigan Athletic complete the signing of former Manchester United winger Gabriel Obertan on a short-term deal until the end of the season.
Jan 31, 20:24
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Wigan Athletic sign ex-Sunderland striker Mikael Mandron
Wigan Athletic complete the permanent signing of former Sunderland striker Mikael Mandron on a two-and-a-half-year deal.
Jan 31, 18:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Wigan Athletic bring in Rangers keeper Matt Gilks
Wigan Athletic complete the permanent signing of goalkeeper Matt Gilks from Scottish Premiership side Rangers.
Jan 31, 11:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Rangers complete signing of Port Vale goalkeeper Jak Alnwick
Rangers complete the signing of Port Vale goalkeeper Jak Alnwick on a three-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee.
Jan 30, 20:07
Celtic striker Moussa Dembele shoots during his side's 7-0 defeat to Barcelona in a Champions League match at the Camp Nou on September 13, 2016
Result: Late Moussa Dembele strike fires Celtic into final
Moussa Dembele finds the net late on to fire Celtic into the Scottish League Cup final at the expense of Rangers.
Oct 23, 16:09
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Goalkeeper Paul Robinson signs new one-year contract at Burnley
Burnley goalkeeper Paul Robinson signs a new one-year contract at the newly-promoted Premier League club.
Jun 27, 18:12
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Rangers sign free agent Matt Gilks on two-year deal
Former Burnley goalkeeper Matt Gilks signs for Scottish side Rangers on a two-year deal to provide competition for Wes Foderingham between the sticks.
Jun 24, 14:26
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Burnley sign goalkeeper Paul Robinson on deal until end of the season
Burnley sign former Leeds, Tottenham and Blackburn goalkeeper Paul Robinson on a deal until the end of the season.
Jan 26, 12:17
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Scott Arfield strike earns Burnley narrow win over Rangers
Burnley dig deep to secure a 1-0 victory over Rangers at Ibrox courtesy of Scott Arfield's first-half strike.
Jul 21, 21:35
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Burnley go down to Accrington Stanley in pre-season
Burnley concede three goals in the opening 10 minutes before going on to lose 4-2 to Accrington Stanley in a pre-season friendly.
Jul 18, 16:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Burnley beat Swiss side Etoile Carouge in pre-season friendly
George Boyd and Lukas Jutkiewicz score in a 2-1 pre-season friendly win over Swiss side Etoile Carouge for Burnley.
Jul 10, 19:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Mid-season report: Blackpool
Sports Mole looks back on a distressing first half of the 2014-15 Championship season for rockbottom Blackpool.
Jan 6, 13:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Goalkeeper Matt Gilks earns Scotland call-up
Matt Gilks receives a call-up to the Scotland squad for the fixtures with Georgia and Poland.
Oct 3, 22:11
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Burnley shocked by Sheffield Wednesday
Burnley lose 1-0 to Sheffield Wednesday in tonight's League Cup clash at Turf Moor, a penalty in the second half securing progress to the third round for the Owls.
Aug 26, 21:46
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Joe Lewis eyes reign as Blackpool number one
New Blackpool goalkeeper Joe Lewis wants to make the number one position at the club his own after joining on loan from Cardiff.
Aug 5, 19:29
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Josh Brownhill fires Preston North End past Burnley
Preston North End come from behind to beat Premier League outfit Burnley 2-1 in their pre-season friendly at Deepdale.
Jul 29, 21:46
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Blackpool cancel pre-season tour to Spain
Championship side Blackpool cancel their pre-season tour to Spain so that they can focus on recruiting players to a squad that only has eight players and no goalkeeper.
Jul 15, 23:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Burnley to sign Matt Taylor
Matt Taylor will become Burnley's third signing of the summer, according to a report.
Jul 3, 12:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Matt Gilks: 'Blackpool offered me new contract via text'
New Burnley goalkeeper Matt Gilks reveals that former club Blackpool offered him a new contract via text message.
Jul 2, 17:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Matt Gilks joins Burnley
Scotland international goalkeeper Matt Gilks signs a two-year contract with Premier League side Burnley.
Jul 2, 15:51
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Blackpool survive despite Charlton Athletic loss
Blackpool stay in the Championship for at least another season despite a 2-0 loss at home to Charlton Athletic.
May 3, 14:06
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Sports Mole's Championship Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out its best XI from the penultimate weekend of the Championship season.
Apr 28, 18:01
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Blackpool earn vital away win against Wigan Athletic
Blackpool take a big step towards Championship survival as they beat promotion-chasing Wigan Athletic 2-0 away from home.
Apr 26, 17:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: Wigan Athletic drawing following first-half penalty miss
Wigan Athletic are held to a goalless draw at half time in their Championship encounter with Blackpool after Martyn Waghorn misses a first-half penalty.
Apr 26, 15:58
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: No goals for Brighton & Hove Albion, Blackpool
Blackpool and Brighton & Hove Albion play to a goalless first half in their Championship match.
Apr 21, 15:54
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Burnley close in on promotion with slender win at Blackpool
Burnley's 1-0 Lancashire derby victory over relegation-threatened Blackpool means that they will be promoted to the Premier League if Derby fail to beat Doncaster on Friday.
Apr 18, 19:11
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: Blackpool, Burnley yet to break deadlock
Blackpool and Burnley sit goalless at the half-time interval of their Championship clash on Good Friday.
Apr 18, 18:05
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Blackpool 0-1 Burnley - as it happened
Live text commentary of Burnley's game at Blackpool in the Championship.
Apr 18, 16:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Luke Murphy brace fires Leeds United to victory
Two goals from Luke Murphy fires Leeds United to victory at Elland Road.
Apr 12, 16:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Derby County beat lowly Blackpool
Blackpool are beaten 3-1 by promotion-chasing Derby County as fans protest against chairman Karl Oyston.
Apr 8, 22:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: Derby County fight back against Blackpool
Derby County lead 3-1 at Blackpool, despite falling behind after 20 seconds.
Apr 8, 20:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Yeovil Town claim vital win over Blackpool
Yeovil Town secure three vital points against fellow Championship strugglers Blackpool.
Apr 5, 16:53
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: James Hayter penalty puts Yeovil Town in front
A penalty from James Hayter has given Yeovil Town a 1-0 lead at Blackpool.
Apr 5, 15:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Blackpool caretaker boss Barry Ferguson calls for clarity on future
Blackpool caretaker boss Barry Ferguson calls upon the club to make a decision about his future.
Mar 20, 23:11

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Wednesday's key events


ROWING
· Team GB have dominated the men's coxless fours in recent Olympics, winning on each of the last five occasions, but this year they face some stiff competition. They are one of four rowing medal contenders for Great Britain today (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· Katie Ledecky and Ariarne Titmus face off again in the women's 200m freestyle final, with the latter having already come out on top in the 400m event (2.41am)
· Team GB's Abbie Wood is among the medal contenders in the women's 200m individual medley final, while teammate Alicia Wilson will also take part. USA's Kate Douglass was the fastest qualifier, while world and Olympic record holder Katinka Hosszu is also involved (3.45am)
· Katie Ledecky could make it two golds in one morning as she goes into the 1500m freestyle final as heavy favourite, having broken the Olympic record in qualifying (3.54am)
· Team GB were by far the fastest qualifiers for the men's 4x200m freestyle relay final and will therefore be favourites for another gold in the pool (4.26am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB take on New Zealand in the first men's semi-final, having been beaten by reigning champions Fiji but then come from behind to overcome USA on day two (3am)
· The sevens gold medal match takes place at Tokyo Stadium, with the winner of Great Britain vs. New Zealand taking on either Argentina or Fiji (10am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Joe Fraser and James Hall compete for Team GB in the men's all-around final (3.15am-6.10am)

CYCLING
· Anna Shackley will take part in the women's road time trial (from 3.30am)
· Geraint Thomas and Tao Geoghegan Hart have medal ambitions for Great Britain in the men's road time trial, although both will need to recover from the crash they suffered on Saturday (6am)

DIVING
· Jack Laugher bids to retain his men's 3m synchro diving title alongside new partner Daniel Goodfellow (7am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Charlotte Dujardin will look to add to her already legendary status with a third successive Olympic individual dressage title (9.30am-1.25pm)

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