Emil Salomonsson

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Emil Salomonsson
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Personal information
Full name Karl Emil Salomonsson
Date of birth (1989-04-28) 28 April 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth Örkelljunga, Sweden
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Number 3
Youth career
0000–2003 Ekets GoIF
2004–2006 Ängelholms FF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Ängelholms FF
2008–2011 Halmstads BK 81 (5)
2008Ängelholms FF (loan) 28 (9)
2011–2018 IFK Göteborg 201 (20)
2019– Sanfrecce Hiroshima 19 (2)
National team
2006 Sweden U17 3 (0)
2007–2008 Sweden U19 10 (1)
2009–2010 Sweden U21 10 (0)
2011–2017 Sweden 8 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 November 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 January 2017

Emil Salomonsson (born 28 April 1989) is a Swedish footballer who plays for Sanfrecce Hiroshima as a defender.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Salomonsson playing for Halmstad in 2009.

Starting his career in Ekets GoIF, he then moved to Ängelholms FF in 2004. During the 2006 season in Division 1 he gained the interest from three clubs in Allsvenskan, IFK Göteborg,[1] Helsingborgs IF and Halmstads BK,[2][3][4] he went on trial with all three and eventually signed for Halmstads BK,[5] however he was directly loaned back to Ängelholms FF where he would stay until 1 July, he could then return to Halmstads BK, but Halmstad let him stay for the rest of the season.[5] The main part of the 2009 season he was used as a right wing defender, however in the game against Kalmar FF on 9 August he played as forward.[6]

IFK Göteborg[edit]

On 30 August 2011, it was confirmed that Salomonsson had signed for Allsvenskan rivals IFK Göteborg.[7][8] During his first time in IFK Göteborg, he played a small role and acted as back-up for Adam Johansson. However, when Johansson left the club, he became the first-choice right back and in the 2012 season he played 27 matches when IFK finished in 7th place. Before the start of the 2013, he wasn't the first-choice anymore with the comeback of Adam Johansson, the arrival of Ludwig Augustinsson and Mikael Dyrestam already being in the squad. However, because of injuries, he played 28 matches that season, most of them as defender, but some as a right winger. In the 2014 season, he once again started the season as the second-choice, but in the summer the reclaimed his place in the starting-eleven and he was a big contributor to IFK once again qualified for UEFA Europa League qualification. On 30 September 2014, he signed a new contract, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2018 season.[9]

Sanfrecce Hiroshima[edit]

He scored his first goal for Sanfrecce Hiroshima on his J-League debut against Shimizu S-Pulse , 23 February 2019.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 11 january 2019[10]
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Ängelholms FF 2008 28 9 0 0 28 9
Total 28 9 0 0 0 0 28 9
Halmstads BK 2009 28 0 1 0 29 0
2010 30 1 1 0 31 1
2011 23 4 2 0 25 4
Total 81 5 4 0 0 0 85 5
IFK Göteborg 2011 6 1 1 0 7 1
2012 27 0 1 2 28 2
2013 28 0 6 0 2 0 36 0
2014 24 3 2 0 3 0 29 3
2015 30 5 7 2 4 0 41 7
2016 29 7 2 0 7 2 38 9
2017 28 3 5 1 33 4
2018 29 1 4 0 33 1
Total 201 20 28 5 16 2 245 27
Career total 310 34 32 5 16 2 358 41

International[edit]

As of 12 January 2017[11]
National team Year Apps Goals
Sweden 2011 1 0
2012 2 0
2016 3 1
2017 2 0
Total 8 1

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Sweden's goal tally first.
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Ref
1. 10 January 2016 Armed Forces Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates  Finland 1–0 3–0 Friendly [1]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

IFK Göteborg

Individual[edit]

  • Archangel of the Year: 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Salomonsson provtränar i Smögen" (in Swedish). Ifkgoteborg.se. 23 July 2007. Retrieved 2 July 2008.
  2. ^ "ÄFF-talangen redo att flytta" (in Swedish). Hd.se. 24 June 2007. Archived from the original on 28 October 2014. Retrieved 2 July 2008.
  3. ^ "Emil stannar i ÄFF ett år till" (in Swedish). Hd.se. 29 June 2007. Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 2 July 2008.
  4. ^ "Allsvenska klubbar jagar mittfältstalang" (in Swedish). Fotbolldirekt.com. 28 January 2008. Archived from the original on 11 July 2011. Retrieved 2 July 2008.
  5. ^ a b "Eftertraktad talang väljer HBK" (in Swedish). Hbk.se. 2 April 2008. Archived from the original on 15 April 2008. Retrieved 2 July 2008.
  6. ^ "Inför Halmstads BK - Kalmar FF" (in Swedish). kalmarff.se. 8 August 2009. Retrieved 14 October 2010.
  7. ^ "Förändringar i A-truppen" (in Swedish). hbk.se. 30 August 2011. Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 5 November 2011.
  8. ^ "Salomonsson tillbaka på Kamratgården" (in Swedish). ifkgoteborg.se. 30 August 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2011.
  9. ^ "Salomonsson har förlängt" (in Swedish). IFK Göteborg. 30 September 2014. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  10. ^ "Emil Salomonsson". Elite Prospects. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  11. ^ "Emil Salomonsson". National Football Teams. Retrieved 30 December 2014.

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