Player Details

Name

Matt Polster

Height

6' 0"

Weight

170 lbs

Date of Birth

6.8.1993 (27)

Birthplace

, WI USA

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Defensive Midfielder

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Senior
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Rangers and signed on July 8, 2020.

After 18 months with Rangers in Scotland, Polster returned to MLS as a standout defensive midfielder and a key component of the Revs midfield in 2020.

INTERNATIONAL: Polster was a key part of the US Under-23 team at the Concacaf Olympic qualifying tournament, starting all five of the Americans’ matches in the competition. He participated in the USMNT’s annual January camp in 2016. He earned a senior appearance in early 2018 against Bosnia and Herzegovina.

OUTSIDE MLS: Polster returns to MLS after a stint with Rangers FC, where he made 10 total appearances across the Scottish Premiership, Europa League, and Scottish League Cup action. He signed with Rangers in January 2019 following a successful trial and made six appearances in Scotland’s top flight, including three starts at right back in 2020.

COLLEGE: Tallied six goals and 12 assists in 79 matches – all starts – during his four-year career at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. A 2014 NSCAA All-West Region First-Team selection, he played one college summer with the Chicago Fire PDL squad. 

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