Boogaard with the Central Coast Mariners in 2009
|Full name||Nigel Boogaard|
|Date of birth||14 August 1986|
|Place of birth||Newcastle, Australia|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|2004–2005||Central Coast Lightning||8||(0)|
|2005–2010||Central Coast Mariners||55||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 November 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Central Coast Mariners
Coming from the Weston Workers Bears, Boogaard has had a rollercoaster career. He scored his first A-League goal for the Mariners in a match against bitter rivals Newcastle Jets on 14 August 2009 (also his 23rd birthday). It was a miscued header off the shoulder after poor defending and the keeper dropped it over the line.
On 8 May 2012, it was announced that Boogaard had signed for a further two years with Adelaide United.
On 20 July 2013, Boogaard started for the A-League All Stars in the inaugural A-League All Stars Game against Manchester United, a match in which the A-League All Stars were thrashed 5-1, courtesy of goals from Danny Welbeck, Jesse Lingard and Robin van Persie. Boogaard, along with Brisbane Roar forward Besart Berisha, were the only players to play out the full match.
Boogaard signed signed a three year deal with his hometown club, the Newcastle Jets, On February 16 2015.
|Central Coast Mariners||2005–06||1||0||1||0|
1Includes A-League Pre-Season Challenge Cup
- Adelaide United sign defender Nigel Boogaard. foxsports.com.au. Retrieved 6 November 2009.
- Adelaide United – Reds secure key Mariners defender for next season. adelaideunited.com.au.
- Boogard Back For Two More At Reds. au.fourfourtwo.com. Retrieved 8 May 2012.