Andreas Granqvist

Sweden stronger despite Ibrahimovic loss: Captain Andreas Granqvist

Sweden face Switzerland in the last 16 on Tuesday, with their run in Russia proving there is life after Ibrahimovic, who retired from international football two years ago. 

published on : 2nd July 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio hits out at Sweden's direct approach

Mexico coach Osorio was far from happy and his team will need to play a lot better if they are to go beyond the last 16 for the first time since 1986.

published on : 28th June 2018

Sweden power into FIFA World Cup last 16 by beating Mexico

The Swedes went through to the knockout rounds as the unlikely winners of Group F, taking the beaten Mexicans with them.

published on : 27th June 2018

Sweden captain Andreas Granqvist may retire from national team after FIFA World Cup 2018

The 33-year-old is set to earn his 74th cap for Sweden in his next game.

published on : 26th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Germany celebrations 'scornful', says angry Sweden coach Janne Andersson

The coach was riled by what he felt were excessive celebrations by the German bench after Toni Kroos hit a spectacular 95th-minute winner on Saturday to rescue the team's hopes in Russia.

published on : 26th June 2018

Andreas Granqvist's VAR penalty gives Sweden 1-0 win over South Korea in FIFA World Cup Group F game

The game was decided when Viktor Claesson went down from a challenge by Kim Min-woo with referee Joel Aguilar pointing to the spot after checking the footage.

published on : 18th June 2018

Sweden have moved on from the Zlatan Ibrahimovic era, focus on World Cup: Captain Andreas Granqvist 

Granqvist replaced Ibrahimovic as captain, and won the Swedish footballer of the year award in 2017, the first time anyone other than his predecessor won the award since 2006.

published on : 13th June 2018