(born 5 July 1978 in Vänersborg
) is a Swedish footballer
who currently plays for Odense Boldklub
(OB) in the Danish Superliga
. He plays as a midfielder
and is a former Swedish international
He got his breakthrough with Swedish team Djurgårdens IF
, winning the two Allsvenskan
championships and two Swedish Cup
trophies. He played for FA Premier League
team Wigan Athletic
, before joining AaB
with whom he won the Danish Superliga
and was named team captain. He has played 16 games for the national team.
His career began at Melleruds IF
, where played for three seasons. During this time he played 38 times, scoring 11 goals. It was scoring 10 of these in the final season that prompted Degerfors IF
to sign him for the beginning of the 1996 season. Again, he spent three years at the club, regularly securing a place in the team and a modest supply goals. Having moved out of favour with the team at the back end of the 1998 season, he had an unsuccessful spell at AIK
, appearing only 12 times in the league, five of these as a sub. In 2000 he moved to Djurgårdens IF
, for whom he played until 2004, during which time he saw them claim the Allsvenskan
championship in 2002 and 2003, as well as the Swedish Cup
in 2002 and 2004. In total he scored 45 goals for Djurgården during 124 appearances.
He moved to Wigan Athletic
at the beginning of calendar year 2005, under manager Paul...