Where is Matthew Etherington now?
Former Premier League star Matthew Etherington unfortunately had to retire from playing in December 2014 at the age of 33 after failing to recover from a back injury.
Since retiring, Etherington has been working in the media providing match punditry and analysis for BBC Radio Stoke.
He also writes a column for The Stoke Sentinel newspaper.
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Etherington has stated that he wants to get into the coaching side of the game and has started to undertake his UEFA coaching badges with the ultimate aim of becoming a manager in the near future.
Matthew Etherington, along with his father, also publish the Professional Player magazine which is a publication that is designed and written exclusively for footballers, past, present and future.
For more information visit www.theprofessionalplayer.com
Etherington is also planning to release a book which, among other stories, will include details about his gambling addiction where he regularly used to spend a month’s wages (£120,000) in two weeks betting on horses, dogs and the casino.
Follow Matty Etherington on Twitter @mattyethers
Matthew Etherington: Premier League Statistics
|Premier League Teams Played for||Stoke City, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United|
Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com