Andreas Isaksson

  • Date of birth : 03/10/1981
  • Position : Goalkeeper
  • Country : Sweden Sweden
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Andreas Isaksson

Andreas Isaksson

Ever-present for Sweden at UEFA EURO 2004 and UEFA EURO 2008, Andreas Isaksson remains his country's uncontested first-choice goalkeeper. He has also been the custodian of choice at PSV Eindhoven for the past four seasons, although he lost his place to Poland's Przemysław Tytoń in spring 2012 before sustaining a shoulder injury which ruled him out for the rest of the season.

• Hails from Trelleborg on Sweden's southern tip and started with his local side before Juventus scouted him and took him to Turin.

• Never played for the first team in two years in Italy, however, and returned home to play for Stockholm club Djurgårdens IF, with whom he won the domestic double in 2002 and made a successful Allsvenskan title defence in 2003, starting all 26 matches.

• An unused member of Sweden's 2002 FIFA World Cup squad, he took over from Magnus Hedman for the UEFA EURO 2004 qualifiers and played in all four games at the finals in Portugal, where he was one of the best keepers on view; has remained No1 ever since, making further appearances at the 2006 World Cup and UEFA EURO 2008 and surpassing 90 caps in February 2012.

• Joined Stade Rennais FC in summer 2004 and was a Ligue 1 ever-present in his first season; moved to Manchester City FC after the 2006 World Cup but injuries to thumb and knee ruined his first term in England and he was overlooked in his second, prompting a 2008 move to PSV.

• Won the 2008 Dutch Super Cup shortly after his arrival and started all six 2008/09 UEFA Champions League group games, but finished no higher than third in the Eredivisie in his first four campaigns and was nursing a shoulder injury when PSV won the Dutch Cup in April 2012.

Last updated: 22/05/12 17.11CET

Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 20/05/2014 02:01 CET
11.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwedenSweden2-0KazakhstanKazakhstan9000
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundFaroe IslandsFaroe Islands1-2SwedenSweden9000
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundGermanyGermany4-4SwedenSweden9000
22.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwedenSweden0-0Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland9000
07.06.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundAustriaAustria2-1SwedenSweden9000
17.08.2013Turkish Super LeagueKarabüksporKarabükspor2-0KasımpaşaKasımpaşa9000
24.08.2013Turkish Super LeagueKasımpaşaKasımpaşa3-1KayserisporKayserispor9000
30.08.2013Turkish Super LeagueKonyasporKonyaspor1-2KasımpaşaKasımpaşa9000
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland1-2SwedenSweden9000
10.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundKazakhstanKazakhstan0-1SwedenSweden9000
16.09.2013Turkish Super LeagueKasımpaşaKasımpaşa2-3FenerbahçeFenerbahçe9000
06.10.2013Turkish Super LeagueKasımpaşaKasımpaşa4-0ElazığsporElazığspor9000
11.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwedenSweden2-1AustriaAustria9000
19.10.2013Turkish Super LeagueGençlerbirliğiGençlerbirliği1-3KasımpaşaKasımpaşa9000
28.10.2013Turkish Super LeagueKasımpaşaKasımpaşa3-2TrabzonsporTrabzonspor9000
02.11.2013Turkish Super LeagueErciyessporErciyesspor0-3KasımpaşaKasımpaşa9000
09.11.2013Turkish Super LeagueKasımpaşaKasımpaşa3-0GaziantepsporGaziantepspor9000
15.11.2013FIFA World CupPlay-off for Final TournamentPortugalPortugal1-0SwedenSweden9000
19.11.2013FIFA World CupPlay-off for Final TournamentSwedenSweden2-3PortugalPortugal9000
23.11.2013Turkish Super LeagueBursasporBursaspor1-1KasımpaşaKasımpaşa9000
01.12.2013Turkish Super LeagueKasımpaşaKasımpaşa1-1GalatasarayGalatasaray9000
07.12.2013Turkish Super LeagueAntalyasporAntalyaspor1-1KasımpaşaKasımpaşa9000
20.12.2013Turkish Super LeagueRizesporRizespor0-0KasımpaşaKasımpaşa9000
27.12.2013Turkish Super LeagueKasımpaşaKasımpaşa2-4AkhisarAkhisar9000
24.01.2014Turkish Super LeagueKasımpaşaKasımpaşa0-0KarabüksporKarabükspor9000
01.02.2014Turkish Super LeagueKayserisporKayserispor0-0KasımpaşaKasımpaşa9000
07.02.2014Turkish Super LeagueKasımpaşaKasımpaşa1-3KonyasporKonyaspor9000
11.02.2014Turkish Super LeagueKasımpaşaKasımpaşa0-3BeşiktaşBeşiktaş9000
16.02.2014Turkish Super LeagueFenerbahçeFenerbahçe2-1KasımpaşaKasımpaşa9000
23.02.2014Turkish Super LeagueKasımpaşaKasımpaşa6-2SivassporSivasspor9000
01.03.2014Turkish Super LeagueEskişehirsporEskişehirspor0-0KasımpaşaKasımpaşa9000
08.03.2014Turkish Super LeagueElazığsporElazığspor0-0KasımpaşaKasımpaşa9000
15.03.2014Turkish Super LeagueKasımpaşaKasımpaşa1-2GençlerbirliğiGençlerbirliği9000
21.03.2014Turkish Super LeagueTrabzonsporTrabzonspor0-0KasımpaşaKasımpaşa9000
28.03.2014Turkish Super LeagueKasımpaşaKasımpaşa3-0ErciyessporErciyesspor9000
04.04.2014Turkish Super LeagueGaziantepsporGaziantepspor2-2KasımpaşaKasımpaşa9000
12.04.2014Turkish Super LeagueKasımpaşaKasımpaşa1-1BursasporBursaspor9000
19.04.2014Turkish Super LeagueGalatasarayGalatasaray0-4KasımpaşaKasımpaşa9000
27.04.2014Turkish Super LeagueKasımpaşaKasımpaşa2-0AntalyasporAntalyaspor9000
03.05.2014Turkish Super LeagueBeşiktaşBeşiktaş2-1KasımpaşaKasımpaşa9000
11.05.2014Turkish Super LeagueKasımpaşaKasımpaşa1-1RizesporRizespor9000
18.05.2014Turkish Super LeagueAkhisarAkhisar1-3KasımpaşaKasımpaşa9000

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General info

  • Name: Andreas Isaksson
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Date of birth (Age): 03/10/1981 (32)
  • Country: Sweden
  • Squad number: 15
  • Club: Kasımpaşa ( TUR)

  • Height: 199cm
  • Weight: 86kg

  • Currently playing:
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Qualifying round)
    15/08/02: Shamrock Rovers 1-3 Djurgården
  • National team: UEFA European Under-16 Championship (Qualifying round)
    28/10/97: Luxembourg 2-4 Sweden

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Sweden U-21160
Sweden U-1640

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 20/11/2013 01:16 CET
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