William Atashkadeh

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William Atashkadeh
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Personal information
Full name William Philip Siros Atashkadeh
Date of birth (1992-04-12) 12 April 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Gothenburg, Sweden
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Örgryte IS
Number 11
Youth career
1996–2002 Azalea BK
2002–2009 IFK Göteborg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 IFK Göteborg 5 (1)
2011–2014 Örebro SK 40 (7)
2015– Örgryte IS 51 (30)
National team
2009–2011 Sweden U19 9 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 April 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 March 2013

William Atashkadeh (Persian: ویلیام آتشکده‎‎; born 12 April 1992 in Gothenburg) is an Iranian-Swedish footballer who currently plays for Örgryte IS in the Superettan, having previously played for the Sweden national under-19 football team.[1]

Club career[edit]

William Atashkadeh was born in Gothenburg and began his career with IFK Göteborg.[2] After a successful 2012 campaign with Örebro SK in the Swedish Allsvenskan, which included scoring 6 goals in 16 appearances, Atashkadeh injured himself and returned to play only 9 games in the 2013 campaign.[3] He joined Örgryte IS in 2015.[4] Atashkadeh was Örgryte's leading goalscorer in the 2015 Division 1 season with 20 goals in 22 league matches.[5][6]

International career[edit]

Atashkadeh played for the Sweden national under-19 football team.[7] On 19 March 2013, Atashkadeh was invited by Iran manager Carlos Queiroz for their 2015 Asian Cup qualifying camp and trained with them but did not make his first senior international appearance.[8][9]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "William Atashkadeh — svenskfotboll.se". svenskfotboll.se. Retrieved 25 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Sweden - W. Atashkadeh - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 25 July 2016. 
  4. ^ "Öis vann pliktskyldigt över jumbon - Öis - Göteborgs-Posten". Archived from the original on 2015-08-17. Retrieved 25 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "Skytteliga - Div 1 Södra, herrar — svenskfotboll.se". svenskfotboll.se. Retrieved 25 July 2016. 
  6. ^ "Sweden - W. Atashkadeh - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 25 July 2016. 
  7. ^ "Swedish-Iranian William Atashkadeh to join Team Melli". persianfootball.com. Retrieved 25 July 2016. 
  8. ^ "Exclusive interview with William Atashkadeh". persianfootball.com. Retrieved 25 July 2016. 
  9. ^ Interview: Omid Namazi

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