Magnus Bahne

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Magnus Bahne
Magnus Bahne 2008.jpg
Magnus Bahne in 2008
Personal information
Full name Magnus Bahne
Date of birth (1979-03-15) 15 March 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Kaarina, Finland
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
FC Inter Turku
Youth career
1996–1997 FC Inter Turku
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2006 FC Inter Turku 197 (0)
2007–2009 Halmstads BK 65 (0)
2010 Assyriska FF 26 (0)
2011–2015 FC Inter Turku 129 (0)
National team
Finland U21 7 (0)
2006– Finland 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 August 2009

Magnus Bahne (born 15 March 1979 in Kaarina) is a retired Finnish footballer goalkeeper.

Club career[edit]

Bahne started his career in FC Inter Turku and at the age 20 he became the number one goalkeeper of the team. In 2007 he signed with Halmstads BK in the Swedish Allsvenskan.[1] He has been on trial at Charlton in 2001, Fredrikstad FK in 2005 and IK Start in 2006.

When transferring in 2007 to Halmstads BK he immediately took the position as number one goalkeeper and one of the best goalkeepers in the league.

During the 2007 season, he injured himself against IFK Göteborg (1–3) in August. It was later revealed that he had torn his ACL and would not be able to play until after Euro 2008.[2][3] Even though he missed a large part of the 2007 season due to the enjury he was voted goalkeeper of the year (best in Sweden) in the annual Fotbollsgala 2007. He made a successful comeback from the injury in the summer of 2008, playing 19 matches and gaining back the position has number one in Halmstad. In 2009 he played 27 matches in Allsvenskan.

On 1 September 2009 Bahne announced that he would not sign a new contract with Halmstads BK and that he would leave the club after the season, stating that he wanted to try to play in a bigger league.[4]

On 30 January 2010 Assyriska FF confirmed that they have signed Bahne.[5]

After only one season with Assyriska, Bahne signed a one-year contract with his former club FC Inter Turku on 8 November 2010.[6]

International career[edit]

He is one of the candidates to take the place has number one goalkeeper in the Finnish national team, after Jussi Jääskeläinen announced about his retirement from the national team and concentrating fully on Bolton and the Premier League.

Magnus Bahne has made two appearances for Finland, he has also played 7 games for the Under-21 team.


Magnus has a brother by the name Martin Bahne who is, in Finland, a well-known actor, who in 2007 played the main role in the movie Raja 1918 (English: The border 1918).[7]


  1. ^ "Finsk målvakt till HBK" (in Swedish). 8 November 2006. Retrieved 19 July 2009. 
  2. ^ "Bahne borta resten av säsongen" (in Swedish). 29 August 2007. Retrieved 26 May 2008. 
  3. ^ "Bahne tillbaka efter EM-uppehållet" (in Swedish). 20 February 2008. Retrieved 26 May 2008. 
  4. ^ "Bahne lämnar HBK efter säsongen" (in Swedish). 1 September 2009. Retrieved 1 September 2009. 
  5. ^ "Magnus Bahne klar för Assyriska" (in Swedish). 30 January 2010. Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
  6. ^ Bahne joins Inter (Finnish)
  7. ^ Tidningen HBK nr 3) (21 August 2008)

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