The Swedish women's under-19 team won the final of the UEFA European Championship Monday night against Spain 3 -1.
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- Blackstenius top scorer of the championship.
- Teams from across Europe competing.
The 17th annual Somali soccer tournament is now underway in the Stockholm suburb Spånga. Over two weeks, 14 Somali teams from all over Europe compete in front of thousands of fans and others gathered for the football and other Somali cultural events.
- “Not the same love for the club”.
More and more professional criminals are joining so-called football firms. One reason is that criminals want to make money by selling drugs, while violence inside arenas is decreasing, reports Swedish Radio News.
- Gothia Cup underwayGlobal goals
The world's largest youth soccer tournament, the Gothia Cup, is underway in Sweden's second city, Gothenburg. With 1,755 teams competing from all over the world, this year's event is set to be the biggest in its forty-year history. But there's more to this tournament than "just" football, as Radio Sweden's Nick Chipperfield explains.
- Rumored 3-year contract.
There is a new rumor about Zlatan Ibrahimovic's next football club. Saturday, an Italian sports newspaper published information that indicates Zlatan will return to Milan.
- Swedish clubs have smaller budgets.
Has the highest Swedish women's soccer league lost its top world status?
- 10 years on.
In 2005, the government allowed football teams to ban violent supporters at soccer games. But nowadays neither the fans nor the police are happy with the measure's result.
- Welcomed back by fans in Kungsträdgården
In a nail-biting final, Sweden's U-21 men's football team beat Portugal to win the UEFA European soccer football championship Tuesday evening in Prague.
- Both sides seeking first championship.
Sweden and Portugal will be squaring off against each other in Prague Tuesday evening, as each seeks to win their first Under-21 Championship.
- Beat Denmark in semi-finals.
After beat Denmark with an impressive 4-1, the Swedish U21 football team will play in the European Championship finals with Portugal.
- 4-1 loss.
Germany eliminated Sweden from the Women's World Cup in Canada on Saturday with a 4-1 win. The tough loss means that the Swedish team will have to qualify for the Olympics next year, Swedish Radio's sports department reports.
- Euro Under-21 Championship.
Sweden's spirited Under-21 side were reduced to 10 men early on but rallied to come from a goal behind to beat Italy 2-1 in their opening group match at the Euro Under-21 Championship in Czech Republic on Thursday.
- Brazil's win guarantees advancement.
After three straight draws, Sweden will squeak by and advance to the last 16 at the Women's World Cup to face the two-time winners Germany on Saturday.
- Anxious wait.
There was huge disappointment for Sweden in the early hours of Wednesday after a 1-1 draw against Australia left them third in Group D and reliant on other results going their way to make it through to the last 16 of the World Cup in Canada.