Sweden’s Maiden Euros Appearance on Home Soil

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Despite making their FIFA World Cup debut as early as 1934, Sweden didn’t play at a European Championship until they qualified as hosts for the 1992 edition. Sweden’s maiden Euros appearance on home soil was one to be remembered. Let’s explore how the Swedes got so close to European glory. Sweden’s Maiden Euros Appearance: So […] READ MORE



World Cup History of Sweden: The Nearly Men

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Sweden were an early world power of international football, consistently achieving solid results at the Olympics and even finishing third in 1924. This alone is perhaps not enough to warrant the label “world power”, but more was to come. Sweden’sWorld Cup History: The Nearly Men Sweden’s 1934 World Cup Debut After abstaining from the inaugural […] READ MORE




Zlatan Ibrahimovic Makes Sweden Return

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic has officially been named in the Sweden squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers. Ibrahimovic retired from international football in 2016 but is set for one final tournament for his country, with the Euros coming up this summer and his Sweden return imminent. The news comes as little surprise with the AC Milan […] READ MORE


Sweden Have Improved Despite Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Retirement, Not Because of It

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After finishing last in their group at UEFA Euro 2016, Sweden shocked everyone by reaching the quarter-finals at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Some people say this success is correlated with Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s retirement, claiming that his departure enabled Sweden to play as one unit. This analysis is quite problematic. Blaming Ibrahimovic for Sweden’s struggles […] READ MORE



Benji Kimpioka Signs New Sunderland Contract

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Sunderland striker Benji Kimpioka has signed a new one-year contract to keep him at the club until summer 2021. The deal, which includes the option of a second year, marks the end of lengthy contract discussions between the Sweden under-20 international and Sunderland. Kimpioka made four appearances in League One last season, including scoring a […] READ MORE