Mark Schwarzer is an Australian association football player of German descent who plays as a goalkeeper. Schwarzer's first club was Colo Cougars in Richmond, New South Wales. He left the Sydney-based club to play in Germany with Dynamo Dresden and FC Kaiserslautern. He then travelled to England to play for Bradford City, where he eventually joined Middlesbrough in 1997. In Middlesbrough, his profile took a professionally palpable turn. Schwarzer made his debut for Middlesbrough against Stockport County in the League Cup semi-finals. He was part of the side, who beat Bolton Wanderers to win the 2004 League Cup Final. On 21 May 2008, Schwarzer signed a two-year deal at Fulham, ending an 11-year association with the Teesside club. Schwarzer made his Fulham debut in a 2–1 defeat to newly-promoted Premier League side Hull City. He received the Fulham Player of the Year 2008–09 in his first year at the club. He was also named Barclays Premier League's Player of the Month for February 2010. Schwarzer signed a contract extension with Fulham on 18 January 2012, committing himself to the club until at least the summer of 2013.
Schwarzer made his international debut for Australia against Canada in Edmonton in a 1994 World Cup qualifier. He was instrumental in Australia's qualification for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. He is currently Australia's most capped player at international level with over 100 international appearances
Mark Schwarzer: Cesc Fabregas will replace Lampard at Chelsea
Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has backed new boy Cesc Fabregas to fill the void left by departing legend of the club Frank Lampard, reports the Daily Star. The Australian goalkeeper sees Fabregas as the perfect replacement for the departee. The former Arsenal captain made his £27 million return to the Premier League before the World [...]The post Mark Schwarzer: Cesc Fabregas will replace Lampard at Chelsea appeared first on Squawka News.
Chelsea FC announced a surprise signing today when it was confirmed that veteran goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has signed a new one year deal with the club. It had been expected that Schwarzer would leave the club but the former Australian international, w...
Strongest Chelsea line up to play Stoke City in the FA Cup
After demolishing Manchester United by a 3-1 margin thanks to Smuel Eto’s sparkling hat trick, Chelsea now turn their focus to host Stoke City at Stamford Bridge in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Saturday. As I write this, the Blues from London are increasingly likely to let go their player of the […]The post Strongest Chelsea line up To Play Against Stoke City – Matic And Lampard To Start? appeared first on SoccerSouls.