Midfielder Matthew Ridenton
- Height 180cm
- Weight 72kg
- D.O.B. 11/3/96
The first signing of the 2018/19 season, Matt Ridenton is a player who could make a real difference for any Hyundai A-League club in the final third.
The Kiwi international has played more than 70 games for Wellington Phoenix, cementing his place as a key cog in his former team. The man who gave him his first professional contract in Ernie Merrick has again signed Ridenton, further bolstering his midfield.
Ridenton’s first appearance for the Newcastle Jets was on 11 August 2018, in the 1-0 FFA Cup win over Gold Coast Knights.
Hyundai A-League 2018/19
Ridenton chats Christchurch, finals football, and midfield depth
It's a sombre time for New Zealanders both at home and abroad after the horrific events in Christchurch some eleven days ago. For Matt Ridenton, returning to his native homeland this Saturday for the second time as a Newcastle Jet, it's been a period which has had a profound e