Niklas Backman

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Niklas Backman
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Personal information
Full name Niklas Alexander Backman
Date of birth (1988-11-13) 13 November 1988 (age 27)
Place of birth Västerås, Sweden
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
AGF
Number 3
Youth career
Skiljebo SK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Skiljebo SK
2008–2009 Väsby United 56 (0)
2010–2013 AIK 92 (2)
2014–2015 Dalian Aerbin 59 (5)
2016– AGF 14 (1)
National team
2009–2010 Sweden U21 5 (0)
2011–2014 Sweden 6 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 January 2016.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 January 2014

Niklas Backman (born 13 November 1988 in Västerås) is a Swedish footballer who currently plays for the Danish Superliga side AGF.[1]

Career[edit]

Backman started playing football for local Västerås team Skiljebo SK as a youth. He played with Skiljebo SK until 2008 when he was transferred to Väsby United in the Swedish second division Superettan. He played 56 games for the club and completed the 2009 season in style at Väsby keeping them in the Superettan. During the summer of 2009, his playing rights were transferred to AIK, but he continued playing matches for Väsby. He made no appearances for AIK during their championship-winning camapign. In 2010 he played his first match for AIK.

On 19 January 2011, he made his debut for Sweden in a 2-1 away win over Botswana.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Season Club Division League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2008 Väsby United Superettan 30 0 30 0
2009 26 0 26 0
2010 AIK Allsvenskan 24 0 3 0 4 0 31 0
2011 30 1 1 0 31 1
2012 28 1 2 0 8 0 38 1
2013 10 0 1 0 11 0
2014 Dalian Aerbin Chinese Super League 29 2 0 0 - 29 2
2015 China League One 30 3 1 0 - 31 3
2016 AGF Danish Superliga 14 1 4 0 - 18 1
2016-17 AGF Danish Superliga 0 0 0 0 - 0 0
Career Total 207 7 8 0 12 0 227 7

Honours[edit]

AIK[edit]

References[edit]

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