Thomas Drage

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Thomas Drage
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Personal information
Date of birth (1992-02-20) 20 February 1992 (age 23)
Place of birth Mosjøen, Norway
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Tromsø
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– Tromsø 135 (10)
National team
2012 Norway 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 June 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 April 2013

Thomas Drage (born 20 February 1992 in Mosjøen) is a Norwegian football player, playing for Tromsø IL in the Norwegian Premier League.[1]

Drage's breakout season came in 2011. He led his team in assists, contributing 11 of them, placing him as runner-up behind Strømsgodset's Øyvind Storflor (at 12) on the list of most assists in the league. Drage was also named Tromsø's player of the year. The award, Årets Isbjørn (Polar Bear of the Year), is handed out annually by Tromsø's supporters and decided through a fan poll. Drage received 52.2% of the votes.[2] Thanks to his fine play, Drage was rewarded with a salary increase and a new four-year contract with Tromsø at the end of the 2011 season.[3]

He won his 1st cap for Norway on 18 January 2012 at the 2012 King's Cup. He came on as a substitute against Thailand, replacing Tarik Elyounoussi at half-time. Norway won the match 1–0.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 1 June 2015
Season Club Division League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2010 Tromsø Tippeligaen 16 1 4 0 20 1
2011 30 4 3 1 4 0 37 5
2012 30 2 7 1 6 0 43 3
2013 22 1 4 1 14 0 40 2
2014 1. Divisjon 29 2 3 0 4 2 36 4
2015 Tippeligaen 8 0 2 0 - - 10 0
Career Total 135 10 23 3 28 2 186 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Drage valgte Tromsø" (in Norwegian). 18 December 2009. Retrieved 28 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Thomas Drage ble Årets Isbjørn 2011" (in Norwegian). 20 November 2011. Retrieved 21 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Fire nye år for Drage" (in Norwegian). 21 November 2011. Retrieved 21 November 2011. 
  4. ^ http://ie.soccerway.com/matches/2012/01/18/world/friendlies/thailand/norway/1236161/