Robin Malmkvist

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Robin Malmkvist
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Personal information
Full name Frank Robin Malmkvist
Date of birth (1987-11-13) November 13, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Sweden
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Östers IF
Youth career
1996–2000 Alvesta GIF
2001–2005 Östers IF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2009 Östers IF 64 (0)
2010–2011 Halmstads BK 24 (0)
2011 Tromsø (loan) 7 (0)
2012–2016 Assyriska FF 145 (0)
2017– Östers IF 0 (0)
National team
2006 Sweden U21 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 November 2016 (UTC).

Robin Malmkvist (born 13 November 1987) is a Swedish footballer who plays for Östers IF.

Career[edit]

He started his career in Alvesta GIF youth team in 1996, staying with the club until 2000 when then moved to Östers IF. He debuted for Öster in 2005, at the age of 17, in Superettan,[1] helping the club reach Allsvenskan. The time in Allsvenskan was only 1 year and Öster returned to Superettan, however Robin missed large part of the season due to a cheekbone injury[1] and saw the club get relegated again.[2] Öster was promoted back to Superettan in 2009, however Robin decided to leave the club and signd for Halmstads BK, which were looking for a replacement for departing Magnus Bahne.[1][3] Malmkvist played the 2011 season on loan at Tromsø, as backup to Marcus Sahlman. Malmkvist played Norwegian and European cup matches for Tromsø, before getting his league debut on 10 July coming on as a first-half substitute for an injured Sahlman away to Vålerenga, a match Tromsø lost 2-0.

He have represented the Swedish U-21 national team in 2 games.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Målvaktstalang är första nyförvärvet" (in Swedish). hbk.se. 2009-11-03. Retrieved 2010-07-24. 
  2. ^ "Östers IF ur Superettan" (in Swedish). sverigesradio.se. 2007-10-27. Retrieved 2010-07-24. 
  3. ^ "HBK presenterar ny målvakt" (in Swedish). sverigesradio.se. 2009-11-03. Retrieved 2010-07-24. 

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