Martin Olsson

Date of birth17 May 1988
Place of birthGävle
NationalitySwede
Weight81 kg
Height1.70 m
PositionDefender/Midfielder

Martin Olsson's contract at Blackburn Rovers was extended to June 2012 in May 2008 and to June 2015 in June 2010.

He joined Norwich City in July 2013 with a three-year contract that was extended to June 2018 in November 2016.

Martin joined Swansea City in January 2017 with a contract to June 2019.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Hogaborg BK 01 Jul 2005 31 Jan 2006
Blackburn Rovers 31 Jan 2006 10 Jul 2013
Norwich City 10 Jul 2013 17 Jan 2017
Swansea City 17 Jan 2017

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2007-08 Blackburn Rovers League Cup 1
2007-08 Blackburn Rovers Premier League
2
2007-08 Blackburn Rovers UEFA Cup
1
2008-09 Blackburn Rovers FA Cup 3
1
2008-09 Blackburn Rovers League Cup 3
1
2008-09 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 6
3
1
1
2009-10 Blackburn Rovers FA Cup 1
2009-10 Blackburn Rovers League Cup 4
1
1
1
2009-10 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 19
2
1
1
2010-11 Blackburn Rovers FA Cup 1
2010-11 Blackburn Rovers League Cup 1
1
2010-11 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 25
4
2
3
2011-12 Blackburn Rovers FA Cup 1
2011-12 Blackburn Rovers League Cup 3
1
2011-12 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 23
4
2
1
2012-13 Blackburn Rovers FA Cup 4
2012-13 Blackburn Rovers League Championship 27
2
6
2013-14 Norwich City FA Cup 1
2013-14 Norwich City League Cup 2
1
2013-14 Norwich City Premier League 33
1
2
2014-15 Norwich City League Championship 42
1
8
1
2014-15 Norwich City League Championship Play-Offs 3
2015-16 Norwich City FA Cup 1
2015-16 Norwich City League Cup 2
1
2015-16 Norwich City Premier League 20
4
1
2
2016-17 Norwich City FA Cup 1
2016-17 Norwich City League Championship 16
3
1
3
1
2016-17 Swansea City Premier League 14
1
2
2
2017-18 Swansea City FA Cup 3
1
2017-18 Swansea City League Cup 3
1
2017-18 Swansea City Premier League 36
7


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
30 Aug 2007 Blackburn Rovers v MyPa-47 W 2-0
Agg: 3-0
UEFA Cup 2nd qualifying round 2nd leg
26 Sep 2007 Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City W 3-0 League Cup 3rd round
30 Dec 2007 Derby County v Blackburn Rovers W 1-2 Premier League
03 May 2008 Blackburn Rovers v Derby County W 3-1 Premier League
24 Sep 2008 Blackburn Rovers v Everton W 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
27 Sep 2008 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers W 1-2 Premier League
04 Oct 2008 Blackburn Rovers v Manchester United L 0-2 Premier League
25 Oct 2008 Blackburn Rovers v Middlesbrough D 1-1 Premier League
29 Oct 2008 Aston Villa v Blackburn Rovers L 3-2 Premier League
01 Nov 2008 West Bromwich Albion v Blackburn Rovers D 2-2 Premier League
09 Nov 2008 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea L 0-2 Premier League
12 Nov 2008 Sunderland v Blackburn Rovers W 1-2 League Cup 4th round
23 Nov 2008 Tottenham Hotspur v Blackburn Rovers L 1-0 Premier League
03 Dec 2008 Manchester United v Blackburn Rovers L 5-3 League Cup 5th round
05 Jan 2009 Blyth Spartans v Blackburn Rovers W 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
24 Jan 2009 Sunderland v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 FA Cup 4th round
24 Feb 2009 Coventry City v Blackburn Rovers L 1-0 FA Cup 5th round replay
14 Mar 2009 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers L 4-0 Premier League
24 May 2009 Blackburn Rovers v West Bromwich Albion D 0-0 Premier League
22 Aug 2009 Sunderland v Blackburn Rovers L 2-1 Premier League
25 Aug 2009 Gillingham v Blackburn Rovers W 1-3 League Cup 2nd round
22 Sep 2009 Nottingham Forest v Blackburn Rovers W 0-1 League Cup 3rd round
04 Oct 2009 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers L 6-2 Premier League
24 Oct 2009 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers L 5-0 Premier League
27 Oct 2009 Blackburn Rovers v Peterborough United W 5-2 League Cup 4th round
02 Jan 2010 Aston Villa v Blackburn Rovers L 3-1 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 2010 Manchester City v Blackburn Rovers L 4-1 Premier League
14 Jan 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Aston Villa L 0-1 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
17 Jan 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Fulham W 2-0 Premier League
20 Jan 2010 Aston Villa v Blackburn Rovers L 6-4
Agg: 7-4
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
27 Jan 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic W 2-1 Premier League
30 Jan 2010 West Ham United v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 Premier League
06 Feb 2010 Stoke City v Blackburn Rovers L 3-0 Premier League
10 Feb 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Hull City W 1-0 Premier League
21 Feb 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Bolton Wanderers W 3-0 Premier League
28 Feb 2010 Liverpool v Blackburn Rovers L 2-1 Premier League
13 Mar 2010 Tottenham Hotspur v Blackburn Rovers L 3-1 Premier League
21 Mar 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea D 1-1 Premier League
24 Mar 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City W 2-1 Premier League
28 Mar 2010 Burnley v Blackburn Rovers W 0-1 Premier League
03 Apr 2010 Portsmouth v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 Premier League
11 Apr 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Manchester United D 0-0 Premier League
17 Apr 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Everton L 2-3 Premier League
24 Apr 2010 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
03 May 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal W 2-1 Premier League
09 May 2010 Aston Villa v Blackburn Rovers W 0-1 Premier League
14 Aug 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Everton W 1-0 Premier League
21 Aug 2010 Birmingham City v Blackburn Rovers L 2-1 Premier League
24 Aug 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Norwich City W 3-1 League Cup 2nd round
28 Aug 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal L 1-2 Premier League
11 Sep 2010 Manchester City v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
22 Sep 2010 Aston Villa v Blackburn Rovers L 3-1 League Cup 3rd round
02 Oct 2010 Stoke City v Blackburn Rovers L 1-0 Premier League
18 Oct 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Sunderland D 0-0 Premier League
24 Oct 2010 Liverpool v Blackburn Rovers L 2-1 Premier League
30 Oct 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea L 1-2 Premier League
12 Dec 2010 Bolton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers L 2-1 Premier League
26 Dec 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Stoke City L 0-2 Premier League
28 Dec 2010 West Bromwich Albion v Blackburn Rovers W 1-3 Premier League
01 Jan 2011 Sunderland v Blackburn Rovers L 3-0 Premier League
05 Jan 2011 Blackburn Rovers v Liverpool W 3-1 Premier League
15 Jan 2011 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers L 2-0 Premier League
23 Jan 2011 Blackburn Rovers v West Bromwich Albion W 2-0 Premier League
29 Jan 2011 Aston Villa v Blackburn Rovers L 3-1 FA Cup 4th round
02 Feb 2011 Blackburn Rovers v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-1 Premier League
05 Feb 2011 Wigan Athletic v Blackburn Rovers L 4-3 Premier League
12 Feb 2011 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United D 0-0 Premier League
26 Feb 2011 Aston Villa v Blackburn Rovers L 4-1 Premier League
05 Mar 2011 Fulham v Blackburn Rovers L 3-2 Premier League
19 Mar 2011 Blackburn Rovers v Blackpool D 2-2 Premier League
02 Apr 2011 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 Premier League
09 Apr 2011 Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City D 1-1 Premier League
16 Apr 2011 Everton v Blackburn Rovers L 2-0 Premier League
25 Apr 2011 Blackburn Rovers v Manchester City L 0-1 Premier League
30 Apr 2011 Blackburn Rovers v Bolton Wanderers W 1-0 Premier League
07 May 2011 West Ham United v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
14 May 2011 Blackburn Rovers v Manchester United D 1-1 Premier League
22 May 2011 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers W 2-3 Premier League
13 Aug 2011 Blackburn Rovers v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-2 Premier League
20 Aug 2011 Aston Villa v Blackburn Rovers L 3-1 Premier League
24 Aug 2011 Blackburn Rovers v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-1 League Cup 2nd round
27 Aug 2011 Blackburn Rovers v Everton L 0-1 Premier League
11 Sep 2011 Fulham v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
17 Sep 2011 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal W 4-3 Premier League
20 Sep 2011 Blackburn Rovers v Leyton Orient W 3-2 League Cup 3rd round
24 Sep 2011 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers L 3-1 Premier League
15 Oct 2011 Queens Park Rangers v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
23 Oct 2011 Blackburn Rovers v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-2 Premier League
26 Oct 2011 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United W 4-3 League Cup 4th round
29 Oct 2011 Norwich City v Blackburn Rovers D 3-3 Premier League
05 Nov 2011 Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea L 0-1 Premier League
11 Dec 2011 Sunderland v Blackburn Rovers L 2-1 Premier League
07 Jan 2012 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers L 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Fulham W 3-1 Premier League
21 Jan 2012 Everton v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
01 Feb 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United L 0-2 Premier League
04 Feb 2012 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers L 7-1 Premier League
11 Feb 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Queens Park Rangers W 3-2 Premier League
25 Feb 2012 Manchester City v Blackburn Rovers L 3-0 Premier League
03 Mar 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Aston Villa D 1-1 Premier League
10 Mar 2012 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers W 0-2 Premier League
20 Mar 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Sunderland W 2-0 Premier League
24 Mar 2012 Bolton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers L 2-1 Premier League
02 Apr 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Manchester United L 0-2 Premier League
07 Apr 2012 West Bromwich Albion v Blackburn Rovers L 3-0 Premier League
10 Apr 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Liverpool L 2-3 Premier League
21 Apr 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Norwich City W 2-0 Premier League
07 May 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic L 0-1 Premier League
13 May 2012 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers L 2-1 Premier League
15 Sep 2012 Bristol City v Blackburn Rovers W 3-5 League Championship
18 Sep 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Barnsley W 2-1 League Championship
21 Sep 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Middlesbrough L 1-2 League Championship
29 Sep 2012 Charlton Athletic v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 League Championship
03 Oct 2012 Nottingham Forest v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 League Championship
06 Oct 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-1 League Championship
20 Oct 2012 Derby County v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 League Championship
24 Oct 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Sheffield Wednesday W 1-0 League Championship
27 Oct 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Watford W 1-0 League Championship
03 Nov 2012 Crystal Palace v Blackburn Rovers L 2-0 League Championship
06 Nov 2012 Huddersfield Town v Blackburn Rovers D 2-2 League Championship
10 Nov 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City D 1-1 League Championship
17 Nov 2012 Peterborough United v Blackburn Rovers W 1-4 League Championship
24 Nov 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Millwall L 0-2 League Championship
28 Nov 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Bolton Wanderers L 1-2 League Championship
02 Dec 2012 Burnley v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 League Championship
07 Dec 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Cardiff City L 1-4 League Championship
15 Dec 2012 Blackpool v Blackburn Rovers L 2-0 League Championship
26 Dec 2012 Middlesbrough v Blackburn Rovers L 1-0 League Championship
29 Dec 2012 Barnsley v Blackburn Rovers W 1-3 League Championship
01 Jan 2013 Blackburn Rovers v Nottingham Forest W 3-0 League Championship
05 Jan 2013 Blackburn Rovers v Bristol City W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 2013 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 League Championship
19 Jan 2013 Blackburn Rovers v Charlton Athletic L 1-2 League Championship
22 Jan 2013 Blackburn Rovers v Brighton and Hove Albion D 1-1 League Championship
26 Jan 2013 Derby County v Blackburn Rovers W 0-3 FA Cup 4th round
02 Feb 2013 Blackburn Rovers v Bristol City W 2-0 League Championship
09 Feb 2013 Blackburn Rovers v Ipswich Town W 1-0 League Championship
12 Feb 2013 Brighton and Hove Albion v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 League Championship
16 Feb 2013 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers W 0-1 FA Cup 5th round
19 Feb 2013 Hull City v Blackburn Rovers L 2-0 League Championship
13 Mar 2013 Blackburn Rovers v Millwall L 0-1 FA Cup 6th round replay
17 Mar 2013 Blackburn Rovers v Burnley D 1-1 League Championship


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2008-09 Sweden UEFA Under-21 1
2009-10 Sweden International Friendly
1
2
2010-11 Sweden Cyprus International Tournament 1
2010-11 Sweden UEFA European Championship
1
2011-12 Sweden International Friendly 3
2011-12 Sweden UEFA European Championship 6
2
2012-13 Sweden FIFA World Cup 1
2012-13 Sweden International Friendly 2
2013-14 Sweden FIFA World Cup 6
1
2
2013-14 Sweden International Friendly 1
2014-15 Sweden International Friendly 1
2014-15 Sweden UEFA European Championship 4
1
2015-16 Sweden International Friendly 2
2015-16 Sweden UEFA European Championship 8
1
1
2016-17 Sweden FIFA World Cup 2
1
2017-18 Sweden FIFA World Cup
3
2017-18 Sweden International Friendly 2
2018-19 Sweden International Friendly 1
2018-19 Sweden UEFA Nations League 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
26 Jun 2009 England v Sweden L 3-3 (4-5) UEFA Under-21 Semi-final
29 May 2010 Sweden v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 4-2 International Friendly
08 Feb 2011 Cyprus v Sweden W 0-2 Cyprus International Tournament Semi-final
29 Mar 2011 Sweden v Moldova W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
06 Sep 2011 San Marino v Sweden W 0-5 UEFA European Championship Group E
07 Oct 2011 Finland v Sweden W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group E
11 Oct 2011 Sweden v Netherlands W 3-2 UEFA European Championship Group E
15 Nov 2011 England v Sweden L 1-0 International Friendly
29 Feb 2012 Croatia v Sweden W 1-3 International Friendly
05 Jun 2012 Sweden v Serbia W 2-1 International Friendly
11 Jun 2012 Ukraine v Sweden L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
15 Jun 2012 Sweden v England L 2-3 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
19 Jun 2012 Sweden v France W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
12 Oct 2012 Faroe Islands v Sweden W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
14 Nov 2012 Sweden v England W 4-2 International Friendly
06 Feb 2013 Sweden v Argentina L 2-3 International Friendly
14 Aug 2013 Sweden v Norway W 4-2 International Friendly
06 Sep 2013 Republic of Ireland v Sweden W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
10 Sep 2013 Kazakhstan v Sweden W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
11 Oct 2013 Sweden v Austria W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
15 Oct 2013 Sweden v Germany L 3-5 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
15 Nov 2013 Portugal v Sweden L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
19 Nov 2013 Sweden v Portugal L 2-3 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
04 Sep 2014 Sweden v Estonia W 2-0 International Friendly
08 Sep 2014 Austria v Sweden D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group G
09 Oct 2014 Sweden v Russia D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group G
12 Oct 2014 Sweden v Liechtenstein W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group G
27 Mar 2015 Moldova v Sweden W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group G
05 Sep 2015 Russia v Sweden L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group G
08 Sep 2015 Sweden v Austria L 1-4 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group G
09 Oct 2015 Liechtenstein v Sweden W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group G
12 Oct 2015 Sweden v Moldova W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group G
14 Nov 2015 Sweden v Denmark W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying play-off 1st leg
17 Nov 2015 Denmark v Sweden D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying play-off 2nd leg
29 Mar 2016 Sweden v Czech Republic D 1-1 International Friendly
05 Jun 2016 Sweden v Wales W 3-0 International Friendly
13 Jun 2016 Republic of Ireland v Sweden D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
17 Jun 2016 Italy v Sweden L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
22 Jun 2016 Sweden v Belgium L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
07 Oct 2016 Luxembourg v Sweden W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
10 Oct 2016 Sweden v Bulgaria W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
10 Oct 2017 Netherlands v Sweden L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
24 Mar 2018 Sweden v Chile L 1-2 International Friendly
02 Jun 2018 Sweden v Denmark D 0-0 International Friendly
03 Jul 2018 Sweden v Switzerland W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
07 Jul 2018 Sweden v England L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Quarter-final
16 Oct 2018 Sweden v Slovakia D 1-1 International Friendly
17 Nov 2018 Turkey v Sweden W 0-1 UEFA Nations League League B Group B2
20 Nov 2018 Sweden v Russia W 2-0 UEFA Nations League League B Group B2


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.