Johan Elmander

  • Date of birth : 27/05/1981
  • Position : Forward
  • Country : Sweden Sweden
 
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Johan Elmander

Johan Elmander

A reliable, high-energy forward, Johan Elmander has been a Swedish international for a decade but has probably never felt so settled in the team as he does now. He was ever-present in UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying and has made an excellent start to a new challenge in Turkey with Galatasaray AŞ following a three-year spell at Bolton Wanderers FC.

• Highly rated in his teens, he had two seasons in the Swedish Allsvenskan with Örgryte IS before moving abroad to join Feyenoord in 2000; underachieved in the Eredivisie but scored on each of his two UEFA Champions League appearances and earned a winners' medal in the UEFA Cup (he was a substitute in the final versus Borussia Dortmund).

• Returned home on loan to Djurgårdens IF and made a big impact in a short time as the club won the domestic double; on course for another Allsvenskan title in 2003 after scoring seven goals in 11 games but departed mid-season for NAC Breda.

• Joined Brøndby IF in 2004 and won the Danish double at the first attempt; he maintained that momentum following a 2006 switch to Toulouse FC, scoring a hat-trick on the final day of the season to beat local rivals FC Girondins de Bordeaux 3-1 and lift his side into third place, which earned a UEFA Champions League qualifying slot.

• Scored four goals for Sweden at the 2004 UEFA European Under-21 Championship finals and made two substitute appearances for the senior team at the 2006 FIFA World Cup; became more involved during UEFA EURO 2008 qualification, scoring four goals, including one in a 2-0 home win against eventual winners Spain, and went on to make three appearances at the finals.

• Joined Premier League Bolton for €12.6m in 2008 and had two fair-to-middling campaigns before showing his true colours in 2010/11, starting 37 of the 38 matches and scoring ten goals.

• His form brought regular participation for Sweden in UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying – albeit with just two goals to his credit, both in a 4-1 win in Moldova – and a free transfer to Galatasaray, who he helped to the Süper Lig title with a dozen efforts in 36 appearances.

UEFA honours
UEFA Cup: winner 2002

Last updated: 22/05/12 17.09CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 12/05/2014 06:27 CET
06.09.2012Friendlies 2014-16First roundSwedenSweden1-0China PRChina PR7310
11.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwedenSweden2-0KazakhstanKazakhstan8500
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundGermanyGermany4-4SwedenSweden9010
03.06.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundSwedenSweden1-0FYROMFYROM6000
07.06.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundAustriaAustria2-1SwedenSweden8410
24.08.2013English Premier LeagueHullHull1-0NorwichNorwich2500
27.08.2013English League CupSecond roundNorwichNorwich6-3BuryBury9021
31.08.2013English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich1-0SouthamptonSouthampton7600
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland1-2SwedenSweden9010
10.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundKazakhstanKazakhstan0-1SwedenSweden8100
14.09.2013English Premier LeagueTottenhamTottenham2-0NorwichNorwich7400
21.09.2013English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich0-1Aston VillaAston Villa6300
24.09.2013English League CupThird roundWatfordWatford2-3NorwichNorwich7500
29.09.2013English Premier LeagueStokeStoke0-1NorwichNorwich1400
11.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwedenSweden2-1AustriaAustria9000
26.10.2013English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich0-0CardiffCardiff1800
29.10.2013English League CupFourth roundMan. UnitedMan. United4-0NorwichNorwich9000
02.11.2013English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City7-0NorwichNorwich4500
09.11.2013English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich3-1West HamWest Ham9000
15.11.2013FIFA World CupPlay-off for Final TournamentPortugalPortugal1-0SwedenSweden8800
19.11.2013FIFA World CupPlay-off for Final TournamentSwedenSweden2-3PortugalPortugal9000
23.11.2013English Premier LeagueNewcastleNewcastle2-1NorwichNorwich4100
30.11.2013English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich1-0Crystal PalaceCrystal Palace8100
04.12.2013English Premier LeagueLiverpoolLiverpool5-1NorwichNorwich6900
07.12.2013English Premier LeagueWest BromWest Brom0-2NorwichNorwich9000
15.12.2013English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich1-1SwanseaSwansea7601
21.12.2013English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland0-0NorwichNorwich7700
26.12.2013English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich1-2FulhamFulham6301
28.12.2013English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich0-1Man. UnitedMan. United100
01.01.2014English Premier LeagueCrystal PalaceCrystal Palace1-1NorwichNorwich2100
04.01.2014English FA CupThird roundNorwichNorwich1-1FulhamFulham6700
14.01.2014English FA CupThird round - ReplayFulhamFulham3-0NorwichNorwich6800
28.01.2014English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich0-0NewcastleNewcastle1900
01.02.2014English Premier LeagueCardiffCardiff2-1NorwichNorwich7500
11.02.2014English Premier LeagueWest HamWest Ham2-0NorwichNorwich1400
02.03.2014English Premier LeagueAston VillaAston Villa4-1NorwichNorwich2700
05.03.2014Friendlies 2014-16First roundTurkeyTurkey2-1SwedenSweden4400
08.03.2014English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich1-1StokeStoke1000
15.03.2014English Premier LeagueSouthamptonSouthampton4-2NorwichNorwich2510
22.03.2014English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich2-0SunderlandSunderland8701
29.03.2014English Premier LeagueSwanseaSwansea3-0NorwichNorwich9000
05.04.2014English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich0-1West BromWest Brom7000
26.04.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United4-0NorwichNorwich3300
04.05.2014English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea0-0NorwichNorwich6900
11.05.2014English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich0-2ArsenalArsenal5800

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General info

  • Name: Johan Elmander
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 27/05/1981 (32)
  • Country: Sweden
  • Squad number: 16
  • Club: Norwich ( ENG)

  • Height: 188cm
  • Weight: 85kg

  • Currently playing:
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Qualifying round)
    10/08/00: Coleraine 1-2 Örgryte
  • National team: UEFA European Under-16 Championship (Qualifying round)
    26/10/97: Sweden 2-2 Lithuania

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Sweden246
Sweden U-212410
Sweden U-1830
Sweden U-1660
Total5716

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Brøndby42
Toulouse20
Galatasaray60
Feyenoord22
Total144
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Feyenoord70
Djurgården42
Örgryte40
Toulouse41
NAC20
Brøndby51
Total264
Last updated: 08/01/2014 06:55 CET
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