Marcus Fraser (footballer)

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Marcus Fraser
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-06-23) 23 June 1994 (age 20)
Place of birth Scotland
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Centre Back
Club information
Current team
Cowdenbeath
(on loan from Celtic)
Number 27
Youth career
Celtic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011– Celtic 1 (0)
2014– Cowdenbeath (loan) 9 (0)
National team
2009–2010 Scotland U16 6 (0)
2010–2011 Scotland U17 16 (1)
2011–2013 Scotland U19 9 (0)
2012– Scotland U21 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:15, 17 November 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12:33, 19 October 2014 (UTC)

Marcus Fraser (born 23 June 1994) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays for Cowdenbeath on loan from Scottish Premiership club Celtic, as a defender.

Career[edit]

Celtic[edit]

Fraser joined Celtic when he was eight progressing through the youth ranks signing a three year professional contract in the summer of 2010.[1] Whilst a member of Celtic's under-19 squad,[2] he was called up to the first team for a friendly match against Athletic Bilbao on 26 March 2011.[3] He made his debut the following season, on 3 November 2011, in a 3-1 win against Rennes in the Europa League. He came on as a substitute at half time and played in the centre of defence.[4] Fraser made his first start for Celtic in a SPL match against Inverness Caledonian Thistle on 9 February 2013.

On 12 September 2014, Fraser joined Scottish Championship club Cowdenbeath on loan.[5]

International[edit]

Fraser has represented Scotland at Under-16, Under-17, Under-19 and Under-21 levels.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 17 November 2014
Club Season League Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Celtic 2011–12 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
2012–13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2013–14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014–15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
Cowdenbeath (loan) 2014–15 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
Career Total 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 11 0

Honours[edit]

Celtic

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marcus is a rising star for Celtic in Spain...". Kirkintilloch Herald. 8 April 2011. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "U19s :: The Players". Celtic F.C. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Athletico Bilbao 0 v 0 Celtic". Celtic F.C. 26 March 2011. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "Celtic 3 - 1 Rennes". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 3 November 2011. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  5. ^ Henderson, Mark (12 September 2014). "MARCUS FRASER JOINS COWDENBEATH ON LOAN". Celtic F.C. Retrieved 17 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Marcus Fraser Scotland Profile". Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 

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