Bård Borgersen

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Bård Borgersen
Personal information
Date of birth (1972-05-20) 20 May 1972 (age 44)
Place of birth Kristiansand, Norway
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position central defender
Youth career
Våg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Start 0 (0)
1992–1995 Bryne FK ? (?)
1996–2001 Odd Grenland 149 (19)
2001–2005 AaB Aalborg 46 (1)
2005–2011 Start 111 (8)
National team
2001–2006 Norway 10 (2)
Teams managed
2015– Start
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Bård Borgersen (born 20 May 1972) is a Norwegian former footballer who played as a defender, most notable for his time with Odd Grenland and Start. Borgersen was capped 10 times and scored two goals for Norway.

Club career[edit]

Borgersen started his career at hometown side Start[dubious ] before moving to Adeccoligaen team Bryne. After four seasons he signed for fellow second division team Odd Grenland with whom he clinched the 1998 title and promotion to the Tippeligaen. He moved to Denmark in 2001 but returned after four seasons to finally rejoin Start.

From 2009 he is a playing assistant coach of Start.[1] He retired after the 2011 season.

International career[edit]

He made his debut in an October 2001 World Cup qualifying match against Armenia. He immediately made an impact, as he scored a first goal only 3 minutes after coming on as a second-half substitute for Ronny Johnsen and a second 10 minutes from full-time. He has collected 10 caps in total,[2] playing his last international match in March 2006 against Senegal.

Career statistics[edit]

Season Club Division League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2005 Start Tippeligaen 21 4 4 0 25 4
2006 15 1 3 0 18 1
2007 2 0 0 0 2 0
2008 Adeccoligaen 28 1 1 0 29 1
2009 Tippeligaen 24 2 1 0 25 2
2010 10 0 1 0 11 0
2011 11 0 3 0 14 0
Career Total 111 8 13 0 124 8

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Berg, Lars Ø. (7 February 2009). "Tar ikke ut laget". Bergens Tidende (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 9 February 2009. Retrieved 7 February 2009. 
  2. ^ Norway - International Players - Landslaget

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