Defender Nigel Boogaard
- Height 188cm
- Weight 87kg
- D.O.B. 14/8/86
It’s a career which begun in the Hunter Valley with Weston Bears, and since then Nigel Boogaard has treaded a path which has seen him become one of Newcastle’s most valuable and dependable defenders.
The centre-back has played for two Hyundai A-League clubs previously, Central Coast Mariners and Adelaide United, and has earned a reputation as one of the competition’s best no-nonsense defenders.
A highlight of his time with the Newcastle Jets so far has been playing the most games as captain for the club, notching 64 appearances with captains armband – Boogaard also notched his 200th A-League appearance in the 2017/18 season.
Boogaard made his first appearance for the Jets on August 11 2015, in a penalty shootout loss to Perth Glory in the FFA Cup Round of 32.
Hyundai A-League 2018/19
Five Jets complete coaching badges
Just over a month ago, five current Newcastle Jets players completed their final session in their bid to be awarded an FFA/AFC B-Licence. The coaching ticket is the minimum requirement for coaching in the local NPL Northern NSW competition, but the possibilities for the five J
‘Mo Bros’ do their bit in big fundraiser
It’s been a painstaking month cultivating their best moustaches – with varying levels of success – all in the aid of a very worthy cause. Nigel Boogaard, Nikolai Topor-Stanley, Jason Hoffman and Glen Moss have been getting right behind Movember, one of the countries leading ch
Boogaard’s hard work pays off for Hunter Life Education
Back in July at the PFA awards, Jets captain, Nigel Boogaard won the 2018 PFA Community Medal for his work with Hunter Life Education. The skipper partnered with the organisation, famous in the Hunter for their primary school visits with the popular giraffe, Healthy Harold.
Boogaard and Hoffman extend until 2019/20
The Newcastle Jets have wasted no time in securing the future of two of their best from 2017/18, as Jason Hoffman and Nigel Boogaard commit to the club until the end of the Hyundai A-League 2019/20 season. Hoffman and Boogaard both penned one-year deals last season, but after