• As AIK travel to Naples to open the group stage of the Europa League, Saša Ibrulj talks us through the Stockholm derby and what has changed with Gnaget.

Ole Mørk interview

The hot Spanish sun beats down on Ole Mørk as we sit down for conversation, mosquito bites pickling on our arms. It’s now over ten years since the Danish coach managed in Sweden, having accepted the challenge of leading Trelleborg after a number of successful years managing in his native country. Yet the feelings associated with … Continue reading


Looking at the Premier League Swedes

The English Premier League is really becoming more and more an international league as players from all over the world have begun to make their mark in the league and that includes Swedish footballers.  There are several players who currently play in the league and have made their mark. Taylor Green takes a quick look … Continue reading

Djurdjic: we’re equal to Levante

Helsingborg take on Levante this evening with hopes of Europa League progression still alive. Sasa Ibrulj reports from Sweden. Everybody wants to talk about his future – rumours are sending him from Spain to France, Germany and Italy to England – but Nikola Djurdjic is focused on the present. Levante are heading to Olympia, and … Continue reading

More than an exhibition – Swe vs Eng preview

The third meeting between Sweden and England over the past year. We’ve been here before and then some. But importance does this game have for Sweden? Saša Ibrulj reports from Stockholm… Is there anyone who likes international friendlies at this time of the year? We are five months away from the next competitive match, in … Continue reading

The crazy month has arrived…

With a month of the season left, Saša Ibrulj looks at the Allsvenskan title race and asks if Håcken, Elfsborg, AIK and Malmö can all sprint to the finish line. This week’s Skåne derby confirmed, yet again, how crazy and interesting this season is. All of the required ingredients were there – the rivalry, a full packed stadium, … Continue reading

Sebastian Rajalakso interview

The year is 2008, the month is March, and 19-year-old new signing Sebastian Rajalakso is about to start his first season in Allsvenskan for Djurgården. After scoring eight goals as a winger for Superettan club Enköping, he earned a contract with the most successful Swedish club since the turn of the millennium. This was going to … Continue reading

Örebro lift the Cup Byggnads – from underdogs to champions…

The district team from the town Örebro became champions of Sweden this year after they won the ‘Cup Byggnads’ Final against the district team from the capital of Sweden, Stockholm. Pierre Hertin, a member of the winning squad, tells the story of the best team in Sweden. Every year twenty-four different counties in Sweden compete in … Continue reading

Euro 2012: Sweden vs France prediction

The final game of Group D is Sweden against France. The Swedes are already eliminated but the French are flying and look like they could be a potential Euro winner. Andy Hudson and French Football Weekly‘s Andrew Gibney look ahead to the clash in Kyiv. Sum up the tournament for your team so far? Well it’s all … Continue reading

The Sweden camp in Ukraine

Welcome to ‘Camp Sweden’ based on a large island in the middle of Kyiv, Ukraine. A picturesque setting in the middle of the Dniepr River that approximately 5,000 Swedish fans have been calling home for their short but eventful stay at the European Championships. Things were far from idyllic when the fans first arrived to … Continue reading

Euro 2012: Sweden vs England prediction

Sweden have to be better in this do-or-die clash against England. The supporters know it; the media know it; the players know it; and Erik Hamrén most definitely knows it. SWEDEN TEAM: Isaksson Granqvist – Mellberg – J Olsson – M Olsson Svensson – Källström Larsson – Ibrahimović – Elm Elmander An awful first game against … Continue reading

Euro 2012: Sweden vs Ukraine prediction

The wait is almost over. Within 24 hours the first game of Sweden’s Euro 2012 campaign will be over and we will finally know the answer to the question that has threatened to overshadow the preparations since May 12: will Johan Elmander be fit to lead the line? The answer appears to be positive with … Continue reading

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