Martin Olsson

  • Date of birth : 17/05/1988
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Sweden Sweden
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Martin Olsson

Martin Olsson

U21 debut: 07.09.2007 v Latvia

• A left-back who started out at the same club as Henrik Larsson – Högaborgs BK – before joining Blackburn in January 2006.

• Voted Blackburn's Young Player of the Year in 2007/08 after breaking into the side for the first time.

• Twin brother Marcus plays for Halmstads BK and the pair grew up on the same street as Larsson in Helsingborg.

Last updated: 08/06/09 19.32CET

Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 23/05/2017 09:01 CET
08.09.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundAustriaAustria1-1SwedenSweden9000
09.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSwedenSweden1-1RussiaRussia9000
12.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSwedenSweden2-0LiechtensteinLiechtenstein9000
27.03.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundMoldovaMoldova0-2SwedenSweden9000
05.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundRussiaRussia1-0SwedenSweden9000
08.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundSwedenSweden1-4AustriaAustria8200
09.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundLiechtensteinLiechtenstein0-2SwedenSweden9000
12.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundSwedenSweden2-0MoldovaMoldova9000
14.11.2015UEFA EUROPlay-off for Final TournamentSwedenSweden2-1DenmarkDenmark9000
17.11.2015UEFA EUROPlay-off for Final TournamentDenmarkDenmark2-2SwedenSweden400
13.06.2016UEFA EUROFinal tournament - Group stageRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland1-1SwedenSweden9000
17.06.2016UEFA EUROFinal tournament - Group stageItalyItaly1-0SwedenSweden9000
22.06.2016UEFA EUROFinal tournament - Group stageSwedenSweden0-1BelgiumBelgium9000
07.10.2016FIFA World CupQualifying roundLuxembourgLuxembourg0-1SwedenSweden9000
10.10.2016FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwedenSweden3-0BulgariaBulgaria6300
07.01.2017English FA CupThird roundNorwichNorwich2-2SouthamptonSouthampton9000
21.01.2017English Premier LeagueLiverpoolLiverpool2-3SwanseaSwansea7900
31.01.2017English Premier LeagueSwanseaSwansea2-1SouthamptonSouthampton7600
05.02.2017English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City2-1SwanseaSwansea9000
12.02.2017English Premier LeagueSwanseaSwansea2-0LeicesterLeicester9010
25.02.2017English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea3-1SwanseaSwansea9000
04.03.2017English Premier LeagueSwanseaSwansea3-2BurnleyBurnley9010
11.03.2017English Premier LeagueHullHull2-1SwanseaSwansea9000
02.04.2017English Premier LeagueSwanseaSwansea0-0MiddlesbroughMiddlesbrough9000
05.04.2017English Premier LeagueSwanseaSwansea1-3TottenhamTottenham9000
08.04.2017English Premier LeagueWest HamWest Ham1-0SwanseaSwansea9000
15.04.2017English Premier LeagueWatfordWatford1-0SwanseaSwansea9000
30.04.2017English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United1-1SwanseaSwansea1800
06.05.2017English Premier LeagueSwanseaSwansea1-0EvertonEverton9000
13.05.2017English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland0-2SwanseaSwansea9000
21.05.2017English Premier LeagueSwanseaSwansea2-1West BromWest Brom9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Martin Olsson
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 17/05/1988 (28)
  • Country: Sweden
  • Squad number: 16
  • Club: Swansea ( ENG)

  • Height: 170cm
  • Weight: 81kg

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Second qualifying round)
    30/08/07: Blackburn 2-0 MYPA
  • National team: UEFA European Under-19 Championship (Qualifying round)
    08/10/06: Sweden 2-0 Iceland

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Sweden U-21121
Sweden U-1941

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 17/01/2017 19:23 CET