Richard Magyar

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Richard Magyar
Richard Magyar 2011.jpg
Magyar in 2011
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-05-03) 3 May 1991 (age 24)
Place of birth Malmö, Sweden
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
FC Aarau
Number ?
Youth career
2007 BK Astrio
2008–2009 Halmstads BK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 Halmstads BK 106 (6)
2015- FC Aarau 2 (0)
National team
2010 Sweden U19 2 (0)
2011–2012 Sweden U21 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:50, 24 February 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:33, 16 August 2012 (UTC)

Richard Magyar (born 3 May 1991) is a Swedish footballer of Hungarian descent who plays as a defender for FC Aarau.


Starting his career in Åkarps IF at the age of 8, followed by a moved to GoIF Nike, at the age of 15 he went on trial for Malmö FF but eventually signd for Lunds BK in 2006, however the spell was only one year as his family moved to Halmstad, where he signd for BK Astrio.[1] In 2008 he moved to local rival Halmstads BK, spending only a year in the youth squad and was also part of U21 squad that won the first U21 Allsvenska championship.[2] Prior to the 2010 season he was lifted from youth squad and put as a trainee in the senior squad.[3] After sitting on the bench for several games, he made his debut on May 5 for Halmstads BK against Kalmar FF, starting as teammate Tomas Žvirgždauskas had picked up an injury.[4]

In May 2011 Magyar was for the first time summoned to the Swedish U21 team. However, an injury forced Magyar to miss out. Marcus Törnstrand was called up to replace Magyar.[5]


  1. ^ "Richard Magyars häftiga resa" (in Swedish). 2010-04-15. Retrieved 2010-05-17. 
  2. ^ "Folksam U21 serier 2009" (in Swedish). Retrieved 2010-05-14. 
  3. ^ "Ny kvartett lärlingar" (in Swedish). Retrieved 2010-05-14. 
  4. ^ "Bästa presenten för Richard" (in Swedish). 2010-05-04. Retrieved 2010-05-14. 
  5. ^ "Magyar tackar nej till U21-landslaget" (in Swedish). 2011-05-28. Retrieved 2010-05-28. 

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