SIGNING NEWS: ‘Mr Clan’ Matt Haywood returns for testimonial season!

July 26, 2019

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Glasgow Clan are delighted to announce that long-serving British forward Matt Haywood will return for the 2019/20 season.

The 28-year-old centreman from Doncaster is the Clan’s longest-serving player, having joined the club during its inception in 2010.

Over his ten year spell at the club, in the EIHL Matt has scored 70 goals and assisted on 113 occasions.

Matt is the current record appearance holder for Clan, with 448 EIHL games – beating the nearest contender Zach Sullivan by 188 games.

The first-ever Clan player to achieve ten years at the club, he is also the Clan’s second-highest point scorer, goal scorer, and assist provider in all competitions.

We are delighted to announce that this season will be his testimonial year, with events being scheduled throughout the year. For more information, you can follow the Twitter, Facebook or Instagram page.

Head Coach Zack Fitzgerald praised Matt’s dedication to the club:

Matt has been the heart of the Clan since its inception. He works hard for this organisation and brings experience, leadership and work ethic.” confirmed Fitzgerald.

He scored some critical goals and was involved in highlight moments last season.

I know what I am getting with Matt in practice and in games, we are pleased he has been so loyal to the team over the years.

Testimonial seasons are exciting to be involved with, we look forward to supporting Matt through it! Welcome back Woody!

Matt will wear #11 during the upcoming season.

Matthew is the Clan’s twenty-first and final player signing for 2019/20, following confirmation that Patrick Killeen, Matt Pufahl, Matt Beca, Rasmus Bjerrum, Jack Musil, Craig Peacock, Scott Pitt, Scott Tanski, Craig Moore, Linden Springer, Jordan Heywood, Jordan McLaughlin, Mikael Lidhammar, Nolan LaPorte, Mathieu Roy, Gary Russell, Mac Howlett, Travis Ehrhardt, Chad Rau and Matt Stanisz having already put pen to paper.

To view Matt’s Elite Prospects page CLICK HERE.

For general enquiries regarding Matt’s testimonial please e-mail

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