Erik Lund (footballer)

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Erik Lund
Erik Lund.jpg
Lund in 2009
Personal information
Full name Erik Olof Gustav Lund
Date of birth (1988-11-06) 6 November 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Ljungskile, Sweden
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Varbergs BoIS FC
Number 16
Youth career
–2004 Ljungskile SK
2005–2007 Aston Villa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Ljungskile SK 20 (2)
2007–2008 Aston Villa 0 (0)
2008–2013 IFK Göteborg 77 (1)
2013 Örebro SK (loan) 6 (0)
2014– Varbergs BoIS FC 25 (0)
National team
2008–2010 Sweden U21 11 (0)
2010 Sweden 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 October 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 February 2010

Erik Lund (born 6 November 1988) is a Swedish footballer who plays for Varbergs BoIS FC in the Swedish Superettan as a defender. Lund played twice for the Sweden national team in 2010 and previously spent five years at IFK Göteborg having played for the Aston Villa academy and Ljungskile SK.

Career[edit]

Lund began his career at Ljungskile SK, playing in the first team in both Swedish Division 2 and the Superettan, making his debut at 15. He went on to sign for Aston Villa's youth team on 1 July 2005 at the age of 16. After a season in the academy side he appeared in 10 games for Villa's reserves in the 2006–07 season, and scored a rare goal in the opening match of the HKFC International Soccer Sevens against Hong Kong F.C. in a 1–0 victory. On 3 June 2007 he signed a new 2-year professional contract with Villa. In August 2007, Lund made his debut for the first team, coming on as a substitute for Craig Gardner in the pre-season friendly against Walsall.

On 1 July 2008, Lund agreed to a three and a half year contract with IFK Göteborg. He made his debut for IFK in a Svenska Cupen win over GIF Sundsvall on 10 July. On 23 July he made his UEFA Champions League debut in IFK's 4–0 win over Murata. Lund moved to Varbergs BoIS FC following the 2013 season after a loan spell at Örebro SK.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 19 June 2013[1]
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Ljungskile SK 2004 14 2 14 2
2005 6 0 6 0
Total 20 2 0 0 0 0 20 2
Aston Villa 2005–06 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006–07 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007–08 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
IFK Göteborg 2008 11 0 2 0 1 0 14 0
2009 24 1 5 1 2 0 31 2
2010 22 0 1 0 2 0 25 0
2011 19 0 3 0 22 0
2012 1 0 0 0 1 0
Örebro SK 2013 6 0 6 0
Total 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
IFK Göteborg 2013 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 77 1 11 1 5 0 93 2
Career total 103 3 11 1 5 0 119 4

International[edit]

As of 23 January 2010
National team Year Apps Goals
Sweden 2010 2 0
Total 2 0

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Ljungskile SK
Aston Villa Academy
IFK Göteborg
Örebro SK
  • Superettan Runner-up (1): 2013 (Promotion to Allsvenskan)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Erik Lund". Elite Prospects. Retrieved 4 March 2014. 

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