Sweden football

Sweden's reliance on Zlatan Ibrahimovic wanes as young stars emerge

Anthony Elanga is enjoying a breakthrough season at senior level - at Manchester United, no less and Dejan Kulusevski is proving to be a revelation at Tottenham.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Georgia stuns Sweden 2-0 win in European qualifying

Khvicha Kvaratskhelia scored twice in the second half to give Georgia its second win in Group B and leave Sweden two points ahead of Spain, which can take over first place when it plays Greece later.

published on : 12th November 2021

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Sweden wins over Greece to move above Spain in points table

Sweden moved two points clear of Spain in Group B with two games remaining for each team next month.

published on : 13th October 2021

Sweden doing fine at FIFA World Cup without Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Ibrahimovic retired as Sweden's all-time top scorer, with 62 goals in 116 games. He still knows his way to the net at the club level.

published on : 1st July 2018

We don't care if English think we're boring, says Sweden midfielder Albin Ekdal

Sweden take on Switzerland on Tuesday in St Petersburg before England clash with Colombia in Moscow.

published on : 1st July 2018

Sweden coach Janne Andersson refuses to gloat as Germany crash out

Sweden scored three times in the second half to deservedly beat a ragged Mexico 3-0 in Yekaterinburg.

published on : 28th 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

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

Former Sweden captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic says Russia to be ‘amazing' as FIFA World Cup host country

Ibrahimovic said that Russia will be an amazing host country for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup, starting June 14.

published on : 13th June 2018

Sweden coach Janne Andersson eyeing return to glory days

Janne Andersson is hoping the best achievement of his footballing career is still ahead of him as he prepares to take Sweden to the World Cup in Russia.

published on : 31st May 2018

Sweden's FIFA World Cup star Emil Forsberg keeps it in the family

Emil Forsberg carries Swedish hopes into the 2018 World Cup following his exceptional season with Bundesliga side RB Leipzig.

published on : 31st May 2018