• Ibrahimovic wins Swedish Player of the Year award for 10th year running

    Ibrahimovic wins Swedish Player of the Year award for 10th year running

    The Swedish FA are now planning to erect a statue in homage to the great man as he once more walked off with the Golden Ball title given to the country’s best player.

    Manchester United star Zlatan Ibrahimovic will have to make room in his trophy cabinet for yet another Swedish Player of the Year gong, as he won the award for the 10th consecutive year.

    The 35 year old, who retired from international football in 2016 shortly after the Sweden team […]

  • France 2-1 Sweden: Pogba and Payet inspire Les Bleus comeback

    France 2-1 Sweden: Pogba and Payet inspire Les Bleus comeback

    Emil Forsberg opened the scoring for the visitors but Didier Deschamps’ charges bounced back to maintain their undefeated record in World Cup qualifying at the Stade de France.

    Paul Pogba and Dimitri Payet struck as France launched a second-half comeback to beat Sweden 2-1 in Friday’s World Cup qualifier at the Stade de France.

    Both sides shared top spot in Group A heading into the game with seven points from their opening three fixtures and although France dominated the opening 45 minutes, […]

  • Hooligan pitch invader assaults goalkeeper for catching penalty at top-flight football match in Sweden

    Hooligan pitch invader assaults goalkeeper for catching penalty at top-flight football match in Sweden

    A match in Sweden’s top-flight Allsvenskan league was abandoned on Monday when a masked pitch invader assaulted Ostersund goalkeeper Aly Keita.

    As one of Keita’s team-mates was preparing to take a throw-in up the pitch at the team’s match at Jonkoping Sodra, a spectator left the stands and began running toward towards the keeper.

    Keita’s back was turned, and he appeared to only realise what was happening as his attacker was nearly upon him.

    The goalkeeper said he was grabbed by the neck […]

  • Sweden U23 0-1 Nigeria U23: Sadiq Umar heads Eagles into knock out stage

    Sweden U23 0-1 Nigeria U23: Sadiq Umar heads Eagles into knock out stage

    The AS Roma striker made the difference in a game that saw the African champions dominate possession but unable to score more as they reached the quarter finals.

    Nigeria defeated Sweden 1-0 at the Arena Amazonia in Manaus on Sunday to reach the quarter finals of the 2016 Olympic Games.

    Samson Siasia’s men dominated the game but could only convert one of their numerous chances via a first half header from Sadiq Umar.

    The Nigerians, who looked to have fully recovered from the […]