Matthew Joseph Virtue-Thick (born 2 May 1997) is an English professional footballer who plays for Lincoln City, on loan from Blackpool, as a midfielder. He has previously played for Liverpool and Notts County.
Virtue joined Liverpool at under-11 level, having played with Chelsea until the age of 9. He moved on loan to Notts County in January 2018.
He was named captain of Liverpool's Under-23 team in October 2018. In January 2019, he signed for Blackpool. He scored his first professional goal against Accrington Stanley on 5 March 2019.
On 16 October 2020, Virtue signed a new two-year contract with Blackpool. In December 2020 he tested positive for COVID-19 and had to self-isolate, missing matches. In October 2021 he extended his contract for a further year.
He moved on loan to Lincoln City on 1 September 2022. He made his debut coming off the bench against Cambridge United on 3 September 2022. He scored his first goal for Lincoln City against Bristol Rovers in a 6–3 win on 17 September 2022.
1 appearances in the current 2022-2023 Season