Anders Svensson
Swedish footballers
Anders Svensson
Anders Svensson is a Swedish international footballer playing for IF Elfsborg. He is a playmaker or left midfielder well known for his passing and set piece abilities.
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Swedish FA gives new car to male cap leader, but not female cap leader
Yahoo News - over 3 years
The Swedish FA's decision to give Anders Svensson a new Volvo to mark his new record of 146 caps, but not Therese Sjogran for her record 187 caps at an annual awards gala has prompted widespread criticism. From Reuters: A … Continue reading →
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Swedish FA sparks gender row after Svensson car gift
Yahoo News - over 3 years
The Swedish Football Association has caused a storm in the famously gender-equal country by giving Anders Svensson a car to mark his record 146 caps while his female counterpart walked away empty-handed. Midfielder Svensson was presented with the key to a brand new Volvo during the annual Fotbollsgalan ceremony on Monday in recognition of breaking Thomas Ravelli's record of 143 caps. Also in the audience, however, was 36-year-old midfielder Therese Sjogran who has a record 187 caps for the national women's team.
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Soccer-Svensson marks special day with Sweden winner
Yahoo News - over 3 years
* Svensson celebrates record appearance with winner * Ireland qualification hopes slim after defeat (Adds detail, quotes) By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Anders Svensson marked his record-equalling 143rd international appearance with the winning goal as Sweden beat Ireland 2-1 on Friday to take a big step towards securing the keenly-contested World Cup qualifying Group C runners-up spot. Svensson fired home just before the hour after Johan Elmander's flying first-half header had cancelled out Robbie Keane's early strike, his 60th goal for Ireland. ...
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Premier League team chase £38m striker
The Gazette - almost 5 years
We take a look around the papers for latest from England, Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Everton, Real Madrid, Porto, Liverpool, Swansea and Southampton. Porto striker Hulk, 25, has told Paris St-Germain he would like to join Chelsea, for a fee reportedly in the region of £38m. Porto could be set to lose another player after the agent of Manchester United target James Rodriguez, 20, claimed his client’s situation at the club was ‘complex’. talkSPORT Liverpool are interested in signing striker Fabio Borini, 21, who scored 10 goals in 26 games for Italian side Roma to make Italy’s Euro 2012 squad. Reds boss Brendan Rodgers worked with him at Chelsea and signed him on loan from the Blues after becoming Swansea boss. Everton manager David Moyes is backing the prospect of sharing a “money-spinning” new stadium with Liverpool. Daily Mirror Real Madrid are prepared to pay Tottenham £30m for Luka Modric, 26, after coach Jose Mourinho told the club to ...
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Euro 2012: England vs. Sweden
Huffington Post Sports - almost 5 years
By Oliver Platt, Goal.com A loss would eliminate Erik Hamren's team from Euro 2012 following its defeat against Ukraine as Roy Hodgson faces the country in which he has won seven league titles. PROBABLE LINEUPS SWEDEN Isaksson Lustig, Mellberg, Granqvist, Martin Olsson Svensson, Kallstrom Larsson, Ibrahimovic, Toivonen Elmander ENGLAND Hart Johnson, Terry, Lescott, Cole Milner, Gerrard, Parker, Oxlade-Chamberlain Young Welbeck The Sweden team spokesman, Hans Hultman, has confirmed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be fit to start against England despite missing parts of Wednesday's training session due to an injury to his left thigh. Erik Hamren could opt to restore Johan Elmander to the starting XI ahead of Markus Rosenberg, who was preferred against Ukraine. Elmander had been recovering from a fractured foot and only returned to full training two days before Sweden's opening match in Kiev. Many were surprised to see 24-year-old midfielder Rasmus Elm ...
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Hamréns nya skrällar - ser ut att peta Svensson, Wendt och Seb 18:51 - Fotbollskanalen
Google News - over 5 years
Förbundskaptenen ser ut att peta såväl Anders Svensson som Sebastian Larsson och Oscar Wendt mot San Marino. Fotbollskanalens utsände bevakar generalrepetitionsträningen inför Sveriges EM-kval mot San Marino på tisdagen. Precis som Erik Hamrén öppnat
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Slagpåsen San Marino kan ge Sverige nytt självförtroende - Fotbollskanalen
Google News - over 5 years
Det finns inte många lättare motståndare och det kan vara bra, säger Anders Svensson. - Man får ju hål på dem förr eller senare och senast fick vi ett tidigt mål och det är bra. Tålamod är det viktigaste och att inte frångå vårt spel, säger han
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Spelarna: Slår vi Ungern... (17:00) - Expressen
Google News - over 5 years
- Vinner vi mot Ungern ska det mycket till för att vi ska missa EM känns det som, säger Anders Svensson. Att gå förbi Holland och vinna gruppen är en orealistisk målsättning enligt många av landslaget stjärnor. Att ta sig vidare till EM i Polen och
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Elfsborg climb in Sweden - NewDesignWorld (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
Anders Svensson put Elfsborg back ahead with 22 minutes left, but, after Jakob Johansson`s late goal, it was left to former Fulham man Elm to win it. The night`s other game saw AIK win 1-0 at IFK Norrkoping thanks to Kwame Karikari's 38th-minute goal
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Interview: Gavin Knight - Window on the underworld - Edinburgh Festivals
Google News - over 5 years
Above all, perhaps, Anders Svensson, one of the key detectives on Moss Side's specialist gang unit, a man who, in his obsession to bring down the two gang leaders terrorising his city - an obsession that overrides his crumbling second marriage - could
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Elfsborg vs. Goteborg - Sports betting previews
Google News - over 5 years
This time they play at home field and motivated to win this match. Ante Covic - Andreas Klarström, Andreas Augustsson, Daniel Mobaeck, Johan Karlsson - Anders Svensson, Oscar Hiljemark - Stefan Ishizaki, Lasse Nilsson, Niklas Hult - David Elm
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Sweden 1 Ukraine 0: A Review - World Cup Blog (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Tobias Hysen, son of Sweden legend Glenn Hysen, beat the offside trap (by millimeters) late in stoppage time and with a light flick of the ball from Anders Svensson's genial pass gave us the victory. To be fair to the Ukraine team though they put up a
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Hot mot Anders Svensson polisanmäls - Eurosport.com SE
Google News - over 5 years
Elfsborg har gjort en polisanmälan då Anders Svensson och hans familj hotats efter matchen mot AIK. "Vi har som policy att alltid kontakta myndigheter när sådana här händelser uppstår", säger Elfsborgs säkerhetsansvarige Björn Bördin
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Svensson: Inte trovärdigt att anklaga två olika spelare - Aftonbladet
Google News - over 5 years
Jag gick emellan Teteh och Keene, det är jävligt mycket mindre trovärdigt om han anklagar två olika spelare, säger boråsarnas lagkapten Anders Svensson. Redan på måndagsförmiddagen ska det ha inkommit hot mot spelare i Elfsborg och deras familjer efter
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Anders Svensson
    THIRTIES
  • 2010
    Age 33
    After Ibrahimovic returned to the national team in the summer of 2010 Svensson was named co-captain, even though Ibrahimovic is the official captain on the pitch.
    More Details Hide Details IF Elfsborg Southampton National Team Svensson enjoyed a two year relationship with model Anine Bing while playing for Southampon. The pair met in London where she was modeling at the time.
  • 2008
    Age 31
    During Euro 2008 Svensson played every minute of every game, but did not find form.
    More Details Hide Details His frustration showed giving a few free kicks away on their last game in the tournament. After Henrik Larsson retired and Ibrahimovic declares that he is unsure about his future in the national team, Anders Svensson was the team captain for Sweden in a friendly against Italy (0–1).
    He played 11 games with 2 goals and 1 assist which lead Sweden to the Euro 2008.
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    However, he found form for the national team during the Euro 2008 Qualifying stage.
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  • 2007
    Age 30
    Svensson married to Emma Johansson in July 2007 at Thorsborgs.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2004
    Age 27
    He played for Sweden in the Euro 2004 as well the World Cup 2006.
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  • 2002
    Age 25
    He is known to be a very good free-kick taker, which he showed in the Football World Cup 2002 in South Korea/Japan, where he scored a fabulous free kick goal against Argentina which effectively eliminated the opponent in the group stages.
    More Details Hide Details He set up the opening goal for Henrik Larsson against Senegal through an in-swinging corner. He nearly scored a golden goal in extra time but his shot from inside the box was unfortunately denied by the post.
  • 1999
    Age 22
    He debuted for the Swedish national side against South Africa in 1999.
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  • 1998
    Age 21
    In 1998, he played in the U-21 championships along with Jörgen Pettersson, Yksel Osmanovski, Daniel Andersson and Fredrik Ljungberg.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1996
    Age 19
    In 1996, he debuted in the Under 21 team.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1980
    Age 3
    In 1980, Svensson played for Hestrafors IF where he played for ten years.
    More Details Hide Details Svensson began playing football at Guldhedens IK when he was around five. He played at Guldhedens IK for ten years, until he moved to Borås, where he began to play for IF Elfsborg. As his role on the pitch is that of an offensive midfielder, although at Southampton he also played on the left of midfield. He made his breakthrough while playing for IF Elfsborg in the late 1990s before moving to English side Southampton in 2001. Svensson moved to Southampton on 14 June 2001 for a £750,000 transfer fee. In England, he was a key player for Southampton; although, near the end of his time with the club, he was rarely a starter in Gordon Strachan's starting-11. He played for Southampton in the 2003 FA Cup Final against Arsenal, which Southampton lost 1–0. During his time for the Saints, Svensson made 140 appearances. Despite chairman Rupert Lowe allegedly offered a new contract, Svensson turned down the offer to return to his former club IF Elfsborg.
  • 1976
    Born
    Born on July 17, 1976.
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