Matthew Upson

Born: April 18, 1979 (age 38)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Hartismere, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Centre-back
Brighton's Matt Upson scores against Blackpool on April 20, 2013
Career History
Youth1994-1996Luton Town
Senior1996-1997Luton Town
1997-2013Arsenal
→ 2000Nottingham Forest (loan)
→ 2001Crystal Palace (loan)
→ 2002Reading (loan)
2003-2007Birmingham City
2007-2011West Ham United
2011-2013Stoke City
→ 2013Brighton & Hove Albion (loan)
2013-2014Brighton & Hove Albion
2014-2015Leicester City
2015-2016MK Dons
Sports Mole has 133 articles about Matthew Upson. Articles 1 to 40:
Manuel Neuer of Germany watches the ball bounce over the line from a shot that hit the crossbar from Frank Lampard of England, but referee Jorge Larrionda judges the ball did not cross the line during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Round of Sixteen
Five times luck has played a part in sport
The outcome of most sporting event is decided by the level of skill or sheer determination, but there have been times when pure luck has influenced a sporting result.
Sep 11, 16:56
A general view of Stadium MK ahead of today's match MK Dons v Dover Athletic - FA Cup Second Round match at Stadium MK on December 7, 2013
Four players leave MK Dons
A quartet of players head for the exit door after the MK Dons were relegated down to League One.
May 12, 20:11
Mark Noble of West Ham United jumps a challenge from Erik Lamela of Tottenham Hotspur on March 2, 2016
Matthew Upson hails 'tenacious' West Ham United captain Mark Noble
Matthew Upson hails his ex-West Ham teammate Mark Noble ahead the latter's testimonial at the Boleyn Ground.
Mar 26, 21:26
 Jamie Murphy of Brighton & Hove Albion in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Rotherham United at Amex Stadium on September 15, 2015 in Brighton, England.
Team News: Jamie Murphy recalled by Brighton & Hove Albion for MK Dons clash
Brighton & Hove Albion boss Chris Hughton brings Jamie Murphy back into his side for their Championship clash against MK Dons at the Amex Stadium.
Nov 7, 14:14
Brighton manager Chris Hughton looks on ahead of the Pre Season Friendly between Brighton & Hove Albion and Seville at Amex Stadium on August 2, 2015
Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. MK Dons
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Brighton & Hove Albion and MK Dons at the Amex Stadium.
Nov 5, 23:29
MK Dons manager Karl Robinson looks on during the Pre-Season Friendly match between MK Dons and Tottenham Hotspur XI at Stadium mk on July 31, 2013
Preview: MK Dons vs. Charlton Athletic
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between MK Dons and Charlton Athletic.
Nov 3, 01:41
Manchester's Wayne Rooney celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League play-off round second leg football match between Club Brugge and Manchester United at Jan Breydel stadium in Bruges, Belgium on August 26
Wayne Rooney: Eight Manchester United hat-tricks
Following his three-goal contribution last night, Sports Mole looks back on the eight hat-tricks that Wayne Rooney has scored for Manchester United.
Aug 27, 08:23
A general view of Stadium MK ahead of today's match MK Dons v Dover Athletic - FA Cup Second Round match at Stadium MK on December 7, 2013
Result: Daniel Powell strike hands MK Dons win over Bolton Wanderers
Daniel Powell scores the only goal at stadium:mk to give MK Dons a 1-0 win over Bolton Wanderers in the Championship.
Aug 18, 21:42
A general view of Stadium MK ahead of today's match MK Dons v Dover Athletic - FA Cup Second Round match at Stadium MK on December 7, 2013
Team News: Simon Church starts MK Dons life on substitutes' bench at Rotherham United
MK Dons have named a familiar starting XI for their opening-day game away at Rotherham United.
Aug 8, 14:23
Will Grigg,Dele Alli and Lewis Baker of MK Dons celebrate after gaining promotion to the Championship at the end of the Sky Bet League One match between MK Dons and Yeovil Town at Stadium mk on May 3, 2015
Preview: Rotherham United vs. MK Dons
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Rotherham United and MK Dons.
Aug 6, 18:56
Will Grigg,Dele Alli and Lewis Baker of MK Dons celebrate after gaining promotion to the Championship at the end of the Sky Bet League One match between MK Dons and Yeovil Town at Stadium mk on May 3, 2015
Championship 2015-16 season preview: MK Dons
Sports Mole previews the upcoming 2015-16 Championship season from an MK Dons perspective.
Aug 6, 15:30
Brighton's Matthew Upson and QPR's Charlie Austin battle for the ball during their Championship match on September 18, 2013
Former England defender Matthew Upson joins MK Dons
Former England international Matthew Upson signs a one-year deal with newly-promoted Championship side MK Dons.
Jul 30, 17:38
Brighton's Matthew Upson and QPR's Charlie Austin battle for the ball during their Championship match on September 18, 2013
MK Dons want Matthew Upson?
Former England defender Matthew Upson is a transfer target of MK Dons, according to a report.
Jul 24, 14:09
Manager Chris Hughton of Brighton looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Norwich City at Amex Stadium on April 3, 2015
End-of-season report: Brighton & Hove Albion
Sports Mole looks back on a Championship season of disappointment in 2014-15 for Brighton & Hove Albion, who had made the playoffs the previous two campaigns.
Jun 16, 12:00
Leicester City players celebrate avoiding relegation during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Leicester City at Stadium of Light on May 16, 2015
End-of-season report: Leicester City
Sports Mole looks back on Leicester City's remarkable 2014-15 campaign.
May 25, 16:00
Jeff Schlupp in action for Leicester on September 13, 2014
Team News: Jeffrey Schlupp passed fit for West Ham United test
Ghana international Jeffrey Schlupp passes a late fitness test and is included in the Leicester City side that takes on West Ham United.
Apr 4, 14:13
West Ham United's English striker Andy Carroll celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Leicester City at the Boleyn Ground, Upton Park, in east London, on December 20, 2014
Preview: Leicester City vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's crucial Premier League match between Leicester City and West Ham United.
Apr 2, 20:42
Gaizka Mendieta of Middlesbrough celebrates his goal during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Middlesbrough and Birmingham City at The Riverside Stadium on March 20, 2004
On this day: Middlesbrough edge out Birmingham City in eight-goal thriller
On this day in 2004, Middlesbrough beat Birmingham City 5-3 in a thrilling Premier League clash at the Riverside Stadium.
Mar 20, 07:38
Ahmed Elmohamady of Hull City climbs above Jamie Vardy of Leicester City to head the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Hull City at The King Power Stadium on March 14, 2015
Result: Leicester City held by 10-man Hull City
Leicester City and Hull City play out a goalless draw in their Premier League clash as the home side are unable to find a winner against the 10 men of the Tigers.
Mar 14, 16:52
Manchester City's Chilean manager Manuel Pellegrini watches the action during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Manchester City at Upton Park in London on February 11, 2014
Preview: Manchester City vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews Man City's Premier League visit of Leicester as the champions look to bounce back from a disappointing week to keep themselves in the title race.
Mar 2, 18:31
David Nugent of Leicester City scores their first and equalising goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Leicester City at Goodison Park on February 22, 2015
David Nugent disappointed by Everton draw
Leicester City striker David Nugent admits that he is disappointed after his side were denied a win at Everton with a late goal.
Feb 23, 10:15
Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson looks on as the players warm up prior to the Pre-Season Friendly match between MK Dons and Leicester City on August 4, 2014
Nigel Pearson: Everton draw "feels like a defeat"
Nigel Pearson believes that Leicester City will pick up more victories between now and the end of the season if they can replicate their showing against Everton.
Feb 22, 17:25
Roberto Martinez, manager of Everton looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Everton at KC Stadium on January 1, 2015
Roberto Martinez: 'Everton failed to take control in Leicester City draw'
Roberto Martinez admits to having mixed feelings after seeing Everton held to a 2-2 draw at home to Premier League basement club Leicester City.
Feb 22, 16:35
Romelu Lukaku of Everton celebrates as Matthew Upson of Leicester City scores an own goal for their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Leicester City at Goodison Park on February 22, 2015
Result: Matthew Upson heads late own goal as Everton, Leicester City draw 2-2
Everton and Leicester City share four second-half goals as they play out a 2-2 draw in their Premier League match at Goodison Park.
Feb 22, 15:56
Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson looks on as the players warm up prior to the Pre-Season Friendly match between MK Dons and Leicester City on August 4, 2014
Does Nigel Pearson have a future at Leicester City?
Sports Mole looks at some of the factors which could affect Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson's future at the club.
Feb 11, 13:02
Laurent Koscielny of Arsenal falls after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on February 10, 2015
Match Analysis: Arsenal 2-1 Leicester City
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Arsenal beat Leicester City 2-1 in the Premier League.
Feb 10, 22:20
Alexis Sanchez in action for Arsenal on December 13, 2014
Team News: Alexis Sanchez returns for Arsenal
Alexis Sanchez returns to Arsenal's starting lineup for their match against Leicester City at the Emirates.
Feb 10, 19:18
Leonardo Ulloa of Leicester City scores his team's fifth goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on September 21, 2014
Preview: Manchester United vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Man United and Leicester at Old Trafford as the Red Devils seek revenge for their September defeat to the Foxes.
Jan 29, 22:48
Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson looks on as the players warm up prior to the Pre-Season Friendly match between MK Dons and Leicester City on August 4, 2014
Nigel Pearson hopeful of Matthew Upson return
Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson believes that Matthew Upson is well on his way to returning to action following seven months out with an ankle injury.
Jan 23, 04:46
Brighton manager Sami Hyypia during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Rotherham United at The Amex Stadium on October 25, 2014
Mid-season report: Brighton & Hove Albion
Sports Mole recaps Brighton & Hove Albion's first half of the season as Sami Hyypia struggled in his first management role in England.
Jan 6, 18:00
Adam Lallana of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Swansea City at Anfield on December 29, 2014
Preview: Liverpool vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews the New Year's Day Premier League clash between Liverpool and Leicester at Anfield, with both clubs having ended 2014 with positive results.
Dec 30, 21:25
West Ham's Sam Allardyce prior to kick-off against West Brom in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Team News: West Ham United name unchanged side for Leicester City visit
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce names an unchanged side as the Hammers prepare to face Leicester City, who have David Nugent back on the bench after illness.
Dec 20, 14:12
Manchester City's French midfielder Samir Nasri celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League football match AS Roma vs Manchester City on December 10, 2014
Preview: Leicester City vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Man City's visit to bottom-of-the-table Leicester as Manuel Pellegrini's side look to continue their pursuit of Premier League leaders Chelsea.
Dec 12, 09:10
Steven Gerrard celebrates scoring his and Liverpool's second goal against Manchester United in the Premier League at Old Trafford on March 16, 2014
Preview: Leicester City vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Liverpool's Premier League visit to Leicester, who will seek a first win in nine against a Reds side who have just ended their own miserable run.
Dec 1, 20:55
QPR manager Harry Redknapp during a press conference on August 2, 2013
Team News: Three changes for Queens Park Rangers
Mauricio Isla, Eduardo Vargas and Niko Kranjcar all come in for Queens Park Rangers as Harry Redknapp makes three changes to the side to face Leicester City.
Nov 29, 14:13
Harry Redknapp, manager of QPR looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Stoke City at Loftus Road on September 20, 2014
Preview: Queens Park Rangers vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews the basement battle between QPR and Leicester City at Loftus Road as two newly-promoted clubs strive to move out of the relegation zone.
Nov 27, 22:15
Brighton's Matthew Upson and QPR's Charlie Austin battle for the ball during their Championship match on September 18, 2013
Nigel Pearson: 'Matthew Upson closing in on return'
Nigel Pearson confirms that Leicester City defender is likely to play for the club's under-21 side as he edges closer to returning from a foot injury.
Nov 21, 05:07
Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson looks on ahead of the Championship playoff semi-final against Watford on May 9, 2013
Preview: Leicester City vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Leicester and Sunderland at the King Power Stadium, as the Foxes seek to end a winless run of six games.
Nov 20, 19:48
Southampton's Kenyan midfielder Victor Wanyama (L) celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the English Premier League football match against Hull City on November 1, 2014
Preview: Southampton vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews a Premier League encounter between two sides at the opposite ends of the table as second-placed Southampton host struggling Leicester City.
Nov 6, 21:42
Brighton's Matthew Upson and QPR's Charlie Austin battle for the ball during their Championship match on September 18, 2013
Leicester City's Matthew Upson could return before Christmas
Nigel Pearson hopes to have former England defender Matthew Upson, who is currently sidelined by a foot injury, available to make his Leicester debut before Christmas.
Nov 5, 17:45



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City87102942522
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd86202121920
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs85211551017
4Watford84311313015
5Chelsea8413138513
6Arsenal84131210213
7Burnley834186213
8Liverpool83411312113
9Newcastle UnitedNewcastle832398111
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom824279-210
11Southampton823379-29
12Huddersfield TownHuddersfield823359-49
13Swansea CitySwansea822458-38
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224610-48
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8224814-68
16Everton8224513-88
17Stoke CityStoke8224918-98
18Leicester CityLeicester81341013-36
19Bournemouth8116412-84
20Crystal Palace8107218-163
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