Markus Holgersson

Markus Holgersson
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Defender
  • 6' 2"
  • 174 lbs.
  • 16-04-1985
  • Helsingborg, Sweden

(Updated Dec. 2013)

Acquired: Signed on January 12, 2012

2013: Started 32 regular-season games (tied for the team lead among field players), including all 17 of the team’s league-best win total … Moved from center back to right back for significant stretches during the second half of the season … Earned lone assist of the season with a flicked header on Thierry Henry’s bicycle kick in 2-1 win vs. Montreal on May 8 … Playoffs: Played every minute of conference semifinal series vs. Houston, starting at right back in 2-2 tie at Houston in first leg on Nov. 3 and at center back in 2-1 overtime loss vs. Houston in second leg on Nov. 6 … U.S. Open Cup: Played 90 minutes at center back and received a yellow card in both Open Cup games, a 2-0 win vs. Reading United on May 29 and a 4-2 loss at New England on June 12 … Other: Played first half of 2-2 friendly tie vs. French club Olympique Lyonnais on July 16.

2012: Named Red Bulls Defender of the Year in his first season in MLS … Led all New York defenders in regular-season appearances (31), starts (31), and goals … Scored first MLS goal on May 13 at Philadelphia in 3-2 win … Missed three matches in late June/early July with left ankle sprain … Playoffs: Played in both of team’s postseason matches against D.C. United … U.S. Open Cup: Played all 90 minutes as Red Bulls posted shutout in 3-0 win at Charleston Battery in third round on May 29 … Played all 120 minutes in 3-1 overtime loss at Harrisburg City Islanders in fourth round on June 5.

2009-11: Bolstered the Helsingborgs backline for three seasons, playing in 80 games and scoring five goals during his tenure. He helped lead the team in a historic 2011 season where the club became the first in Sweden to win the treble, as Helsingborg won the Allsvenskan (Swedish First Division title), the Svenska Cupen (Swedish Cup), and the SuperCup.

2005-08: Played in 89 games and scored six goals over four seasons at Swedish second division side Ängelholm.

INTERNATIONAL: Sweden international (1 cap) … Earned first national-team call-up in January 2012 and recorded first cap against Qatar on Jan. 23, playing 90 minutes.

PERSONAL: Likes to listen to a variety of music when not playing soccer. Was a fan of England’s Newcastle United growing up and still follows the club today. Lists winning the Swedish treble with hometown club Helsingborgs in 2011 as the top moment in his career.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Año Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC Apagado Y R
2013 New York Red Bulls 32 32 0 2866 1 8 1 41 1 3 0
2012 New York Red Bulls 31 31 3 2790 0 11 5 23 0 2 0
Career Totals 63 63 3 5656 1 19 6 64 1 5 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs New York Red Bulls 2 2 0 210 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season New York Red Bulls 32 32 0 2866 1 8 1 41 1 3 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs New York Red Bulls 2 2 0 180 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season New York Red Bulls 31 31 3 2790 0 11 5 23 0 2 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, Apagado: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Fecha Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
10/27/2013 CHI @ NY W 2-5 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
10/20/2013 NY @ HOU W 3-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/5/2013 NE @ NY T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
9/29/2013 NY @ SEA T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
9/22/2013 DAL @ NY W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
9/14/2013 TOR @ NY W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
9/8/2013 NY @ HOU W 4-1 Started 76 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
8/31/2013 DC @ NY W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
8/25/2013 NY @ CHV L 2-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
8/17/2013 PHI @ NY T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
8/10/2013 NY @ CLB L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/3/2013 NY @ KC W 3-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/27/2013 RSL @ NY W 3-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
7/20/2013 NY @ TOR T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
7/13/2013 MTL @ NY W 0-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/4/2013 NY @ COL L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0
6/30/2013 HOU @ NY W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
6/23/2013 NY @ PHI L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0
6/1/2013 VAN @ NY L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
5/26/2013 CLB @ NY T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
5/19/2013 LA @ NY W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
5/11/2013 NY @ NE T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
5/8/2013 MTL @ NY W 1-2 Started 90 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0
5/4/2013 NY @ CLB W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
4/27/2013 NY @ TOR W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/20/2013 NE @ NY W 1-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/17/2013 KC @ NY L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4/13/2013 NY @ DC W 2-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
4/7/2013 NY @ CHI L 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
3/30/2013 PHI @ NY W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
3/23/2013 NY @ MTL L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
3/16/2013 DC @ NY T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
3/10/2013 NY @ SJ L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/3/2013 NY @ POR T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/27/2012 NY @ PHI W 3-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/20/2012 KC @ NY T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0
10/6/2012 CHI @ NY L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
9/29/2012 TOR @ NY W 1-4 Started 90 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 0
9/22/2012 NY @ NE T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
9/19/2012 KC @ NY L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
9/15/2012 CLB @ NY W 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/29/2012 NY @ DC T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8/26/2012 NY @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/19/2012 POR @ NY W 2-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8/10/2012 HOU @ NY W 0-2 Started 90 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
8/3/2012 NY @ HOU L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
7/28/2012 NY @ MTL L 1-3 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0
7/21/2012 PHI @ NY W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
7/18/2012 CHI @ NY W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/15/2012 SEA @ NY T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/8/2012 NY @ NE L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/30/2012 NY @ TOR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/24/2012 DC @ NY W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/20/2012 NY @ VAN T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
6/17/2012 NY @ CHI L 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
5/23/2012 CHV @ NY T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/19/2012 NY @ MTL W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/13/2012 NY @ PHI W 3-2 Started 90 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
5/9/2012 HOU @ NY W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2012 NY @ LA W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
4/28/2012 NE @ NY W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
4/22/2012 NY @ DC L 1-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2012 SJ @ NY T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
4/7/2012 NY @ CLB W 4-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
3/31/2012 MTL @ NY W 2-5 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
3/25/2012 COL @ NY W 1-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
3/17/2012 NY @ RSL L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
3/11/2012 NY @ DAL L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, Apagado: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves