Hanna Marklund

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Hanna Marklund
Hanna Marklund in 2015.jpg
Personal information
Full name Hanna Gunilla Marklund
Date of birth (1977-11-26) November 26, 1977 (age 40)
Place of birth Skellefteå, Sweden
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Centre Back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1999 Sunnanå SK
2000–2004 Umeå IK
2005–2008 Sunnanå SK
National team
1997–2008 Sweden 118[1] (6[1])
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:00 13 October 2007 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2007-09-30

Hanna Gunilla Marklund (born November 26, 1977 in Skellefteå) is a Swedish former football player. She played as a defender and wore shirt number 4.

Marklund started playing in Varuträsk IF near Skellefteå, where she grew up. She moved on to play in Damallsvenskan with Sunnanå SK. In 2000, she joined Umeå IK, with whom she won Damallsvenskan three years in a row (2000–2002). After the 2004 season she decided to move back to Skellefteå and rejoin Sunnanå SK, where her two sisters Carolina and Mirjam also played. She went on to captain Sunnanå SK.

She made her first appearance in the Swedish national team on August 8, 1997 against Iceland. She became a regular member of the team, winning a total of 118 caps and scoring six international goals.[2]

In November 2005 she won Diamantbollen, an award given the best female player in Sweden each year.[3]

On January 7, 2008, Marklund announced her retirement from both the national team and Sunnanå SK as a result of her pregnancy.[4][5]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Umeå IK
Sunnanå SK
Individual

International tournaments with the national team[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Caps and goals
  2. ^ "Damlandslagsspelare 1973–2012". Svenskfotboll.se. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Diamantbollen" (in Swedish). Swedish Football Association. Archived from the original on 17 December 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2011. 
  4. ^ Lukas Muller. "'Dam: Hanna Marklund slutar'". svenskfotboll.se. Retrieved 2007-09-27. 
  5. ^ Jens Brandberg. "'Hanna Marklund slutar - för att bli mamma'". expressen.se. Retrieved 2008-01-22. 

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