Erik Lund (footballer)
Lund in 2009
|Full name||Erik Olof Gustav Lund|
|Date of birth||6 November 1988|
|Place of birth||Ljungskile, Sweden|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|2013||→ Örebro SK (loan)||6||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 November 2014.
‡ 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.
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.
- As of 19 June 2013
- As of 23 January 2010
- Ljungskile SK
- Aston Villa Academy
- IFK Göteborg
- Örebro SK
- Superettan Runner-up (1): 2013 (Promotion to Allsvenskan)
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