Sweden claimed a world cup play-off spot on Tuesday night, despite losing their final group qualifier 2-0 to Holland in Amsterdam.
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- 2018 World Cup Russia.
- Football / soccer.
After beating Luxembourg 8-0 this weekend, the Swedish national football team is hoping to cinch their trip to Russia for the World Cup when they play the Netherlands tonight, in Amsterdam.
- Europa League.
Östersund beat Hertha Berlin of the German Bundesliga 1-0 at the Jämtkraft Arena to maintain their 100 percent record in the group stage of the Europa League.
Östersund, a small Swedish town better known for skiing than football has written its name in European football history- and it's all down to an Englishman, Graham Potter.
Sweden's football team were knocked out of the Euro 2017 on Saturday, after losing 2-0 to the tournament's Dutch hosts.
Sweden’s women’s football team is going into the Euro 2017 quarter finals under a cloud after losing 2-3 to an Italian team that had already been eliminated.
- Women's Euro.
On Tuesday night, Sweden will face off against Italy, the lowest scoring team in its Euro 2017 group, to decide on who they will meet in Saturday's quarter finals.
- Europa League.
Östersund FK, a club that was in the fourth tier of Swedish football as recently as 2013, has knocked Turkey’s Galatasaray out of the Europa League in a surprising upset.
- Euro 2017.
Sweden played 0-0 against Germany in their opening match in the Euro 2017. This was the first time in 22 years that the Swedes did not lose a major tournament match against Germany.
- Seven years unbeaten.
Sweden national football team was on Monday preparing to play title-holder Germany in its first game of the Euro 2017 cup. Swedish Radio's veteran sports reporter Bengt Skött explains the excitement.
- 1 av 4Emilia Bjurgren, Vice Mayor of Stockholm, responsible for sports at the unveiling of a "maxi-pitch" in Husby, donated by UEFA in connection with Wednesday's Europa Cup Final.3 av 4Maxi pitch.
It is not just bars, hotels and shops that are reaping the benefits of the Europa League Final at Friends Arena. Youngsters in the suburb of Husby have received a boost from European football's governing body UEFA with a SEK 1 million new football pitch.
- Ajax fans: Our hearts are with them - United we stand - but Ajax will still win(2:51 min) (2:51 min)At Stockholm's Friends Arena.
Fans of Manchester United and Ajax are beginning to arrive in Stockholm ahead of Wednesday night's Europa League final at Friends Arena. Anticipation of the showpiece occasion has been tempered by Monday's Manchester Arena bombing.
- Martin Fredman: It’s one of the highest number of police in any operation in Sweden ever.(3:54 min) (3:54 min)At Stockholm's Friends Arena.
After yet another suspected terror attack at a major venue in Europe, all eyes are on Wednesday's Europa League final at Stockholm's Friends Arena, where extensive security measures were already in place ahead of Monday's attack in Manchester.
- Radiosporten's Stefan Elofsson: On a physical level it's been said he's unique(5:25 min) (5:25 min)Serious injury
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said 'giving up is not an option' as he took to social media to thank his fans for their support after a picking up a serious knee injury last Thursday.
- Sculptor Peter Linde: We had problems with certain details, especially his face(4:59 min) (4:59 min)Has also sculpted "Ingo" Johansson.
The man who has been working in secret for over a year on creating a statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, tells Radio Sweden that the sporting icon did not recognize himself at first after the sculptor took him on his word to exaggerate his features.