Stina Segerström

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Stina Segerström
Stina Segerström.jpg
Segerström during the 2013 Svenska Supercupen on 1 April 2013.
Personal information
Full name Stina Segerström
Date of birth (1982-06-17) 17 June 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Vintrosa, Sweden
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1999 Örebro SK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2008 KIF Örebro DFF
2009–2015 Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC 84 (0)
National team
2006– Sweden[1] 57 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:58, 20 July 2015 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 June 2013

Stina Segerström (born 17 June 1982) is a Swedish football defender who last played for Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC and the Swedish national team. She was voted rookie of the year (Sweden) in 2006. She has captained KIF Örebro DFF and Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC.

Early life[edit]

Segerström spent her early years being raised in Vintrosa. As a youth, she spent two years in Pakistan when her family moved there as aid workers for Save the Children. Upon her family's return to Sweden, they moved to Örebro and Segerström began playing football with Örebro SK at age 11.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC[edit]

Since 2009, Segerström has played for Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC in the Damallsvenskan, the highest division of football in Sweden.[3] During her first season with the team, she started in all 20 matches in which she appeared.[3] Göteborg finished fourth during regular season play with a 14–3–5 record.[4]

Segerström returned for the 2010 season and helped Göteborg finish second during regular season play with a 14–6–2 record as a starting defender for the squad. She played every minute of the season.[5]

Segerström made only three appearances for Göteborg during the 2011 season due to a torn Achilles tendon that she suffered during a match against Umeå IK.[6] Göteborg finished second during regular season play with a 15–3–4 record.[7]

In 2012, Segerström started in all 19 of her appearances for the club [3] She helped the team clinch the 2012 Svenska Cupen playing every minute of the tournament.[8] Göteborg defeated Tyresö FF 2–1 in overtime during the final.[9][10] She returned in April 2013 and helped Göteborg defeat 2012 Damallsvenskan champions Tyresö to clinch the Svenska Supercupen playing defense every minute of the match.[11][12][13]

Segerström sat out the 2014 season due to the birth of her son Charlie. In November 2014 she was appointed assistant coach of Elitettan minnows Kungsbacka DFF, with Johanna Almgren as her boss.[14]

International[edit]

Segerström made her debut for the Sweden women's national football team on 2 March 2006 during a friendly match against England.[2]

Segerström was named as an alternate for the Sweden squad at the 2012 London Olympics.[15] She had missed the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup with a torn achilles tendon.[6][16]

Honors and awards[edit]

Individual[edit]

  • Fair Play Prize, 2006[17]

Team[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Damlandslagsspelare 1973–2012" (in Swedish). Svenskfotboll.se. Retrieved 7 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Swedish Football (5 May 2008). "Stina på hemmaplan med blågult". Swedish Football. Retrieved 22 September 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Stina Segerström". Soccer Way. Retrieved 22 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "2009 Damallsvenskan". Soccer Way. Retrieved 22 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "2010 Damallsvenskan". Soccer Way. Retrieved 22 September 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Stina Segerström Sweden And Kopparberg / Göteborg's Defender Will Miss The German Women's World Cup 2011". Women's Soccer United. Retrieved 22 September 2013. 
  7. ^ "2010 Damallsvenskan". Soccer Way. Retrieved 22 September 2013. 
  8. ^ "Svenska Cupen Women". Soccer Way. Retrieved 22 September 2013. 
  9. ^ "GÖTEBORG FC VS. TYRESÖ 2 - 1". SoccerWay. Retrieved 22 September 2013. 
  10. ^ Yael Averbuch (18 October 2012). "Small Team With Enormous Heart". New York Times. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  11. ^ "TYRESÖ VS. GÖTEBORG FC 2 - 2". Soccer Way. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  12. ^ "Marta straffsumpare - Göteborg vann damernas supercup" (in Swedish). Eurosport Sweden. 1 April 2013. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  13. ^ Fussgänger, Rainer (2 April 2013). "Damallsvenskan: Super Cup Goes to Göteborg". Our Game Magazine. Retrieved 18 September 2013. 
  14. ^ Börjesson, Ralf (19 November 2014). "Almgren tar över Kungsbacka DFF" (in Swedish). Göteborgs-Posten. Retrieved 29 December 2015. 
  15. ^ "Women's Olympic Football Tournament London 2012 – List of Players Sweden" (PDF). FIFA. 24 July 2012. Retrieved 25 May 2013. 
  16. ^ "Dam: Comeback för Segerström i Algarve Cup". Swedish Football. Retrieved 22 September 2013. 
  17. ^ "Stina och Ola är årets nykomlingar". Sveriges Radio. Retrieved 22 September 2013. 

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