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Jonas Olsson

31-Year-Old Defender     West Bromwich Albion  Premier


Birthdate:  March 10, 1983    Birthplace:  Landskrona, Sweden    Nationality:  Sweden    Height:  6' 6"    Weight:  185 lbs    

April 17, 2014    Jonas Olsson News

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Olsson is suffering from an Achilles injury and he has not been able to participate in training this week, making him a serious doubt for Monday's match at Manchester City, the Birmingham Mail reports.

Like most defenders, Olsson's fantasy value is primarily derived from clean sheets, something he's managed to do just twice in 2014.

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Jonas Olsson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

March 17, 2014

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Olsson picked up a yellow card in Saturday's win at Swansea, his 10th of the season. He will now miss the next two matches and be available again on April 5 against Norwich City.

Olsson will miss a match at Hull City and then a home game against Cardiff City, two solid opportunities for clean sheets. Outside of that, he is not much of a fantasy producer.

February 2, 2014

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Olsson suffered an injury during Sunday's match against Liverpool and had to be replaced by Diego Lugano.

The full extent of the injury will likely be announced after the game, although it was obviously serious enough that he had to come off immediately after suffering the knock.

December 27, 2013

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Olsson scored in the 38th minute of West Brom's 1-1 draw with Tottenham on Thursday.

Olsson's goal came just two minutes after Christian Eriksen started the scoring during Thursday's match. Olsson's effort was his first score in March 2012, as the defender primarily relies on clean sheets to produce fantasy value.

October 8, 2012

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January 14, 2012

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Olsson (calf) will face a fitness test to see if he is fit to face Norwich Saturday.

Olsson is just one of many fitness questions facing West Brom this week. It might be a make-shift squad for the Norwich match, which could spell bad news for fantasy players.

September 19, 2010

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Olsson scored the last goal for West Brom in Saturday's 3-1 win over Birmingham City.

A statement win for West Brom, who have played very impressive soccer in their first month back in the top flight. The big Swedish defender cemented three huge points for WBA.

September 27, 2008

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Olsson banged in a corner, being in the right place at the right time, to give West Brom the 1-0 win at Middlebsrough on Saturday.

While Newcastle and Tottenham toil at the bottom of the table, WBA is doing quite well for a squad that most wrote off as the Derby of this season.