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Elmander nears Ligue 1 return

Ligue 1 outfit Bastia are pondering an offer for Swedish striker Johan Elmander, L’Equipe has revealed. The experienced forward is […]
Via Soccer News
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Norwich City: Draw against Chelsea maintains survival, for now

Normally, this would be a great result.  On the back of an five-game losing streak, Norwich traveled to Chelsea, knowing that they needed to get a result in order to maintain their hopes of survival from relegation.  Unfortunately, because of Sunderland’s 1-0 win against Manchester United yesterday, a draw with Chelsea is not as good as it seems.  Yes, it prolongs Norwich...
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Soccer diving at its best/worst

The beautiful game has a nasty habit of turning ugly at the drop of a hat. Or should I say at the drop of a flopper. It feels like for every gorgeous golazo there is a separate but equally horrendous dive to balance it out. What just occurred is the very thing that plagues soccer. Sweden’s Johan Elmander and Austria’s Marko Arnautovic had a little disagreement and decided to...
Via The Nosebleeds
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Elmander joins Norwich on season-long loan

Sweden striker Johan Elmander has sealed a return to the Premier League by signing a season-long loan deal with Norwich. The 32-year-old Elmander played for Bolton from 2008-11 before moving to Turkish team Galatasaray. Norwich manager Chris Hughton said Wednesday that ''I'm really delighted to bring in a player of Johan's experience, not only at club and Premier...
Via Fox Soccer
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Elmander proud despite defeat

Johan Elmander said that Galatasaray were proud of themselves after giving Real Madrid a scare in Istanbul. The Turkish outfit, trailing 3-0 after the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, fell further behind when Cristiano Ronaldo scored after eight minutes before three second-half goals raised hopes of an unlikely comeback. Ronaldo struck again near the end to...
Via Fox Soccer
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Elmander out for Sweden vs Ireland

Sweden will be without forward Johan Elmander for its upcoming World Cup qualifier against Ireland, while Celtic defender Mikael Lustig is in the squad after recovering from an injury. Elmander has been struggling with injuries and was ruled out of Galatasaray's Champions League match against Schalke on Tuesday, and was left out of coach Erik Hamren's squad for the March...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Sweden rule out Elmander, Elm

Sweden will be without Johan Elmander and Rasmus Elm for their final Euro 2012 Group D match against France on...
Via Soccer News
June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Elmander returns to Sweden side

Former Bolton striker Johan Elmander will return to the Sweden side for tonight's Euro 2012 clash with England in Kiev. Elmander was restricted to a second-half substitutes' appearance in the defeat to co-hosts Ukraine on Monday after recovering from a broken foot. However, skipper Zlatan Ibrahimovic was apparently unimpressed by Elmander's absence and coach Erik Hamren...
Via Fox Soccer
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Elmander in, Guidetti out for Sweden

Young striker John Guidetti has been left out of Sweden’s 23-man squad for Euro 2012, but the injured Johan Elmander...
Via Soccer News
May 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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