Victoria Sandell Svensson

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Victoria Margareta Sandell Svensson (born 18 May 1977) is a former Swedish female football player. She was team captain on the Swedish women's national team and Djurgårdens IF Dam, captaining the national team during the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup. She was known as Victoria Svensson until she married Camilla Sandell in April 2008 and added her surname to her own.[3]

Victoria Sandell Svensson
Victoria Sandell Svensson in Jan 2014.jpg
Victoria Sandell Svensson in 2014
Personal information
Full name Victoria Margareta Sandell Svensson
Date of birth (1977-05-18) 18 May 1977 (age 43)
Place of birth Borås, Sweden
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Playing position(s) Striker
Youth career
1981 Gällstad IF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991 Nittorps IK
1992–1997 Jitex BK
1998–2002 Älvsjö AIK
2003–2009 Djurgårdens IF[a]
National team
1993 Sweden U16 8[1] (9)
1993–1996 Sweden U20 31[1] (18)
1996–2009 Sweden 166[2] (68)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 04 September 2009

CareerEdit

In 1998, and again in 2003, she won the Diamantbollen, an award given to the best female player in Sweden each year.[4][5] Also in 1998, 2001, and 2003 Sandell Svensson scored the most goals in the Damallsvenskan.

Sandell Svensson retired after Sweden's Euro 2009 quarter-final defeat to Norway. She had 166 caps and 68 goals.[2][1][6]

Sandell Svensson can be seen in the Sveriges Television documentary television series The Other Sport from 2013.

Matches and goals scored at World Cup & Olympic tournamentsEdit

Key (expand for notes on “world cup and olympic goals”)
Location Geographic location of the venue where the competition occurred
Lineup Start – played entire match
on minute (off player) – substituted on at the minute indicated, and player was substituted off at the same time

off minute (on player) – substituted off at the minute indicated, and player was substituted on at the same time
(c) – captain

Min The minute in the match the goal was scored. For list that include caps, blank indicates played in the match but did not score a goal.
Assist/pass The ball was passed by the player, which assisted in scoring the goal. This column depends on the availability and source of this information.
penalty or pk Goal scored on penalty-kick which was awarded due to foul by opponent. (Goals scored in penalty-shoot-out, at the end of a tied match after extra-time, are not included.)
Score The match score after the goal was scored.
Result The final score.

W – match was won
L – match was lost to opponent
D – match was drawn
(W) – penalty-shoot-out was won after a drawn match
(L) – penalty-shoot-out was lost after a drawn match

aet The score at the end of extra-time; the match was tied at the end of 90' regulation
pso Penalty-shoot-out score shown in parenthesis; the match was tied at the end of extra-time
Orange background color – Olympic women's football tournament
Blue background color – FIFA women's world cup final tournament
Goal Match Date Location Opponent Lineup Min Score Result Competition
  USA 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup
1
1999-6-19[m 1] San Jose   China PR Start

1–2 L

Group match
2
1999-6-23[m 2] Washington, DC   Australia Start

3–1 W

Group match
1
3
1999-6-26[m 3] Chicago   Ghana Start 58 1-0

2–0 W

Group match
2 86 2-0
4
1999-6-30[m 4] San Jose   Norway Start

1–3 L

Quarter Final
 Sydney 2000 Women's Olympic Football Tournament
5
2000-9-13[m 5] Melbourne   Brazil 76.

off 76' (on Sjögran)

0–2 L

Group match
6
2000-9-16[m 6] Sydney   Australia 54.

off 54' (on Sjögran)

1–1 D

Group match
7
2000-9-19[m 7] Melbourne   Germany 59.

on 59' (off Swedberg)

0–1 L

Group match
  USA 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup
3
8
2003-9-21[m 8] Washington, DC   United States Start 58 1-2

1–3 L

Group match
4
9
2003-9-25[m 9] Philadelphia   North Korea Start 7 1-0

1–0 W

Group match
10
2003-9-28[m 10] Columbus   Nigeria 85.

off 85' (on Öqvist)

3–0 W

Group match
5
11
2003-10-1[m 11] Foxborough   Brazil Start 23 1-0

2–1 W

Quarter Final
12
2003-10-5[m 12] Portland   Canada Start

2–1 W

Semi-Final
13
2003-10-12[m 13] Carson   Germany Start

1–2 L

Final
 Athens 2004 Women's Olympic Football Tournament
14
2004-8-11[m 14] Volos   Japan Start

0–1 L

Group match
15
2004-8-17[m 15] Volos   Nigeria Start

2–1 W

Group match
16
2004-8-20[m 16] Volos   Australia Start

2–1 W

Quarter-Final
17
2004-8-23[m 17] Patras   Brazil Start

0–1 L

Semi Final
18
2004-8-26[m 18] Piraeus   Germany 43.

off 43' (on Sjögran)

0–1 L

Bronze Medal Match
  China 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup
6
19
2007-9-11[m 19] Chengdu   Nigeria Start 50 1-0

1–1 D

Group match
20
2007-9-14[m 20] Chengdu   United States Start

0–2 L

Group match
21
2007-9-18[m 21] Tianjin   North Korea Start

2–1 W

Group match
 Beijing 2008 Women's Olympic Football Tournament
22
2008-8-6[m 22] Tianjin   China PR Start

1–2 L

Group match
23
2008-8-9[m 23] Tianjin   Argentina Start

1–0 W

Group match
24
2008-8-12[m 24] Beijing   Canada Start

2–1 W

Group match
25
2008-8-15[m 25] Shenyang   Germany Start

0–2 L

Quarter-Final

Matches and goals scored at European Championship tournamentsEdit

Goal Match Date Location Opponent Lineup Min Score Result Competition
  1997 European Championship
1
1997-6-29[m 26] Karlstad   Russia Start

2–1 W

Group match
1[note 1]
2
1997-7-2[m 27] Karlskoga   Spain off 46' 7 1–0

1–0 W

Group match
3
1997-7-5[m 28] Karlstad   France off 46'

3–0 W

Group match
4
1997-7-9[m 29] Karlstad   Germany Start

0–1 L

Semi-Final
 2001 European Championship
5
2001-6-23[m 30] Erfurt   Germany 74.

on 74' (off Fagerström)

1–3 L

Group match
6
2001-6-27[m 31] Jena   England 53.

on 53' (off Flyborg)

4–0 W

Group match
7
2001-6-30[m 32] Erfurt   Russia 84.

off 84' (on Lundin)

1–0 W

Group match
8
2001-7-4[m 33] Ulm   Denmark 78.

on 78' (off Nordlund)

1–0 W

Semi-Final
9
2001-7-7[m 34] Ulm   Germany Start

0–1 L

Final
 2005 European Championship
10
2005-6-5[m 35] Blackpool   Denmark Start

1–1 D

Group match
11
2005-6-8[m 36] Blackpool   Finland Start

0–0 D

Group match
12
2005-6-11[m 37] Blackburn   England 90+3.

off 90+3' (on Öqvist)

1–0 W

Group match
13
2005-6-16[m 38] Warrington   Norway 49.

off 49' (on Schelin)

2–3 L

Semi-Final
 2009 European Championship
2
14
2009-8-25[m 39] Turku   Russia 87.

off 87' (on Fischer)

15 2–0

3–0 W

Group match
15
2009-8-28[m 40] Turku   Italy Start

2–0 W

Group match
3
16
2009-8-31[m 41] Turku   England Start 40 1–1

1–1 D

Group match
4
17
2009-9-4[m 42] Helsinki   Norway Start 80 1–3

1–3 L

Quarter-Final

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Älvsjö AIK FF
Djurgården/Älvsjö

IndividualEdit

International tournaments with the national teamEdit

International tournaments with the national team U-20Edit

  • Nordic Cup: Winner 1994 [12]

International tournaments with the national team U-16Edit

  • Nordic Cup: Winner 1993 [13]

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ 2003–2006 as Djurgården/Älvsjö.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Caps and goals
  2. ^ a b Caps and Goals 1996 - 2009
  3. ^ Bråstedt, Mats (26 July 2008). "Victoria Svensson talar ut om kärleken till frun". Expressen (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 27 July 2008. Retrieved 26 July 2008.
  4. ^ "Diamantbollen". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 17 December 2011. (subscription required)
  5. ^ "Diamantbollen" (in Swedish). Swedish Football Association. Archived from the original on 21 November 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2011.
  6. ^ Huggins, Trevor (5 September 2009). "Emotional Sandell Svensson bows out". UEFA.com. Retrieved 6 September 2011.
  7. ^ "Sweden v Spain 1997 European Championship". svenskfotboll.se. svenskfotboll.se. Retrieved 25 December 2019.
  8. ^ http://www.difarkivet.se/dif_sm_guld_seniorer.pdf
  9. ^ Silver ball 2003
  10. ^ http://fogis.se/fotbollsgalan/tidigare-vinnare/ovriga-utmarkelser/
  11. ^ Australia Cup
  12. ^ Nordic cup 1994
  13. ^ Nordic cup 1993
Match reports
  1. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup USA 1999: MATCH Report: China - Sweden: Group Matches". FIFA.
  2. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup USA 1999: MATCH Report: Australia - Sweden: Group Matches". FIFA.
  3. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup USA 1999: MATCH Report: Ghana - Sweden: Group Matches". FIFA.
  4. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup USA 1999: MATCH Report: Norway - Sweden: Group Matches". FIFA.
  5. ^ "2000 Olympic Games: MATCH Report: Sweden - Brazil: Group Matches". FIFA.
  6. ^ "2000 Olympic Games: MATCH Report: Australia - Sweden: Group Matches". FIFA.
  7. ^ "2000 Olympic Games: MATCH Report: Germany - Sweden: Group Matches". FIFA.
  8. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup USA 2003: MATCH Report: USA - Sweden: Group Matches". FIFA.
  9. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup USA 2003: MATCH Report: Sweden - Korea DPR: Group Matches". FIFA.
  10. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup USA 2003: MATCH Report: Sweden - Nigeria: Group Matches". FIFA.
  11. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup USA 2003: MATCH Report: Brazil - Sweden: Quarter-Final". FIFA.
  12. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup USA 2003: MATCH Report: Sweden - Canada: Semi-Final". FIFA.
  13. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup USA 2003: MATCH Report: Germany - Sweden: Final". FIFA.
  14. ^ "2004 Olympic Games: MATCH Report: Sweden - Japan: Group Matches". FIFA.
  15. ^ "2004 Olympic Games: MATCH Report: Sweden - Nigeria: Group Matches". FIFA.
  16. ^ "2004 Olympic Games: MATCH Report: Sweden - Australia: Quarter-Finals". FIFA.
  17. ^ "2004 Olympic Games: MATCH Report: Sweden - Brazil: Semi-Final". FIFA.
  18. ^ "2004 Olympic Games: MATCH Report: Germany - Sweden: Bronze Medal Match". FIFA.
  19. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup China 2007: MATCH Report: Nigeria - Sweden: Group matches". FIFA.
  20. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup China 2007: MATCH Report: Sweden - USA: Group matches". FIFA.
  21. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup China 2007: MATCH Report: Korea DPR - Sweden: Group matches". FIFA.
  22. ^ "2008 Olympic Games: MATCH Report: China - Sweden: Group Matches". FIFA.
  23. ^ "2008 Olympic Games: MATCH Report: Sweden - Argentina: Group Matches". FIFA.
  24. ^ "2008 Olympic Games: MATCH Report: Sweden - Canada: Group Matches". FIFA.
  25. ^ "2008 Olympic Games: MATCH Report: Sweden - Germany: Quarter-Finals". FIFA.
  26. ^ "1997 European Championship: MATCH Report: Sweden - Russia: Group matches". worldfootball.net.
  27. ^ "1997 European Championship: MATCH Report: Spain - Sweden: Group matches". worldfootball.net.
  28. ^ "1997 European Championship: MATCH Report: Sweden - France: Group matches". worldfootball.net.
  29. ^ "1997 European Championship: MATCH Report: Sweden - Germany: Semi-Final". worldfootball.net.
  30. ^ "2001 European Championship: MATCH Report: Germany - Sweden: Group matches". worldfootball.net.
  31. ^ "2001 European Championship: MATCH Report: Sweden - England: Group matches". worldfootball.net.
  32. ^ "2001 European Championship: MATCH Report: Sweden - Russia: Group matches". worldfootball.net.
  33. ^ "2001 European Championship: MATCH Report: Denmark - Sweden: Semi-Final". worldfootball.net.
  34. ^ "2001 European Championship: MATCH Report: Germany - Sweden: Final". worldfootball.net.
  35. ^ "2005 European Championship: MATCH Report: Sweden - Denmark: Group match". UEFA.
  36. ^ "2005 European Championship: MATCH Report: Sweden - Finland: Group match". UEFA.
  37. ^ "2005 European Championship: MATCH Report: England - Sweden: Group match". UEFA.
  38. ^ "2005 European Championship: MATCH Report: Norway - Sweden: Semi-Finals". UEFA.
  39. ^ "2009 European Championship: MATCH Report: Sweden - Russia: Group match". worldfootball.net.
  40. ^ "2009 European Championship: MATCH Report: Italy - Sweden: Group match". worldfootball.net.
  41. ^ "2009 European Championship: MATCH Report: Sweden - England: Group match". worldfootball.net.
  42. ^ "2009 European Championship: MATCH Report: Sweden - Norway: Quarter-finals". worldfootball.net.
  1. ^ SVFF credits this goal to Svensson, while other sources mark it an own goal.[7]