Nikolas Ledgerwood

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Nikolas Ledgerwood
Nikolas Ledgerwood, 2013-04-14b.JPG
Personal information
Full name Nikolas William Ledgerwood
Date of birth (1985-01-16) 16 January 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder/Right Back
Club information
Current team
FC Edmonton
Number 6
Youth career
1992–2001 Calgary Storm
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002 Calgary Storm 26 (0)
2003–2007 1860 Munich II 44 (1)
2006–2009 1860 Munich 32 (1)
2006–2007 Wacker Burghausen (loan) 15 (1)
2009–2010 FSV Frankfurt 22 (1)
2010–2012 Wehen Wiesbaden 50 (1)
2010 Wehen Wiesbaden II 2 (0)
2012–2013 Hammarby IF 36 (4)
2014 MSV Duisburg 17 (0)
2014–2015 Energie Cottbus 31 (1)
2016– FC Edmonton 33 (2)
National team
2001 Canada U17 3 (0)
2003–2005 Canada U20 7 (0)
2008 Canada U23 5 (0)
2007– Canada 50 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 April 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 March 2017

Nikolas William "Nik" Ledgerwood (born 16 January 1985) is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays for FC Edmonton.

Club career[edit]

Born in Lethbridge, Alberta, Ledgerwood played for Calgary Storm in 2002, before signing with 1860 Munich in 2003. He signed a two-year (plus two-year club option) contract with 1860 Munich of the German Second Bundesliga in July 2003. He had a few seasons with them in their 'B' team, who played in Germany's third level. In 2006, he joined their senior team but he only became a regular after a loan period at second level Wacker Burghausen, who got themselves relegated at the end of the 2006–07 season.

After five years with Munich, on 9 June 2009 he announced his move to FSV Frankfurt on a one-year contract.[2] On 12 July 2010, Ledgerwood signed a two-year contract with SV Wehen Wiesbaden.[2]

In the summer of 2012, it was announced that Ledgerwood had signed for Hammarby in the Superettan. He made his debut on 4 August 2012 in a 1–0 victory over Umeå. Three weeks later on 26 August, Ledgerwood scored his first goal for the club against Falkenbergs FF, the game ended in an away 3–1 win.[3]

On January 12, 2016 it was announced that Ledgerwood had signed a deal with FC Edmonton in the North American Soccer League. Ledgerwood played in the 3–0 loss on 11 May 2016[4] and the 2–0 win on 18 May 2016[5] against the Ottawa Fury in the Canadian Championship.

International career[edit]

Youth teams[edit]

Ledgerwood was a member of the Canadian Junior (Under-17) Team at the 2001 CONCACAF Qualifying Tournament. Was injured during the Youth Team camp before the CONCACAF qualifiers in 2002. He played one game for Canada at the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship. He played in two Youth Team friendlies against the United States in December 2004. He played against Jamaica in two friendlies in July 2004. He played in all three games (Mexico, Honduras, Jamaica) at the CONCACAF U20 qualifiers in January, 2005. He played 90 minutes against Panama on 4 January 2005, and 90 minutes against Ecuador on 6 January 2005. He played 90 minutes in all three games (Syria, Colombia, Italy) at the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship in the Netherlands.

Legerwood has played 21 internationals for the Canada U20 team without scoring.[6]

Senior squad[edit]

He made his senior debut for the Canada men's national soccer team on 22 August 2007 against Iceland.[7] He has so far represented Canada in nine FIFA World Cup qualification matches.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

As of January 18, 2017.
Club Season League Cup Other1 Total Ref.
League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Calgary Storm 2002 A-League 26 0 0 0 26 0 [9]
1860 Munich II 2003–04 Regionalliga Süd 6 0 6 0 [9]
2004–05 27 1 27 1 [10]
2005–06 16 0 16 0 [10]
2006–07 2 0 2 0 [10]
2007–08 5 0 5 0 [10]
2008–09 2 0 2 0 [10]
Totals 58 1 58 1
1860 Munich 2005–06 2. Bundesliga 3 0 1 0 4 0 [10]
2007–08 6 0 1 0 7 0 [10]
2008–09 23 1 2 0 25 1 [10]
Totals 32 1 4 0 36 1
Wacker Burghausen (loan) 2006–07 2. Bundesliga 15 1 0 0 15 1 [10]
FSV Frankfurt 2009–10 22 1 0 0 22 1 [10]
Wehen Wiesbaden II 2010–11 Regionalliga Süd 2 0 2 0 [10]
Wehen Wiesbaden 2010–11 3. Liga 25 0 0 0 25 0 [10]
2011–12 25 1 1 0 26 1 [10]
Totals 50 1 1 0 51 1
Hammarby 2012 Superettan 12 2 12 2 [10]
2013 24 2 24 2 [10]
Totals 36 4 36 4
Duisburg 2013–14 3. Liga 17 0 0 0 17 0 [10]
Energie Cottbus 2014–15 25 1 1 0 26 1 [10]
2015–16 6 0 6 0 [10]
Totals 31 1 1 0 32 1
Edmonton 2016 NASL 29 2 2 0 1 0 32 2 [4][5][10]
2017 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 [10]
Totals 29 2 2 0 1 0 32 2
Career totals 318 12 8 0 1 0 327 12
  • 1.^ Includes the NASL playoffs.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Canada's goal tally first.[9]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 6 September 2016 BC Place, Vancouver, Canada  El Salvador 2–0 3–1 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nik Ledgerwood". canadasoccer.com. Canadian Soccer Association. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Nikolas Ledgerwood unterschreibt für zwei Jahre beim SVWW" (in German). svww.tv. 12 July 2010. Retrieved 1 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Superettan omgång: 21 den Aug 26 kl. 16.30 på Falkenbergs IP" (in Swedish). hammarbyfotboll.se. Retrieved 1 September 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Edmonton vs. Ottawa Fury 0 - 3". Soccerway. Retrieved January 18, 2017. 
  5. ^ a b "Ottawa Fury vs. Edmonton 0 - 2". Soccerway. Retrieved January 18, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Nik Ledgerwood matches". CanadaSoccer. Archived from the original on 2011-06-05. 
  7. ^ "National Team profile". CanadaSoccer. Archived from the original on 2011-06-05. 
  8. ^ Nikolas LedgerwoodFIFA competition record
  9. ^ a b c "Ledgerwood, Nikolas". National Football Teams. Retrieved January 18, 2017. 
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t "Nicolas Ledgerwood » Club matches". World Football. Retrieved January 18, 2017. 

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