Erik Sviatchenko

Read all the news about Erik Sviatchenko. Erik Sviatchenko was born in Viborg on 4 October 1991 (age 28). Follow @eriksviat on Twitter.

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Danish stopper Erik Sviatchenko joined Celtic from FC Midtjylland as Ronny Deila’s first acquisition of the 2016 January transfer window.

The 24-year-old centre-half captained his former side to the Danish Superliga title in 2015 and led them to the knockout stages of the Europa League but joined the Bhoys on a four and a half year deal after a total of 10 years at Midtjylland.

Capable of playing at left-back as well as in the middle of defence, Sviatchenko has appeared for his national side and has one international goal to his name.

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Inside Futbol · Nov 13

I’m Very Honoured – Former Celtic Star Delights At FC Midtjylland Milestone

Former Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko has expressed his delight at having made 200 appearances for FC Midtjylland...

Inside Futbol · Nov 13
Inside Futbol · Nov 1

Patrick Roberts Was Nightmare To Play Against In Training – Former Celtic Star

Erik Sviatchenko has admitted that Celtic defenders did not enjoy coming up against Patrick Roberts in training...

Inside Futbol · Nov 1
67HailHail · Aug 21

“Call me when they win” Former Celtic man puts Gerrard in his place; wants 10-in-a-row

Former Celtic centre-back Erik Sviatchenko’s response to Steven Gerrard proves he’s a class above the Rangers manager.

67HailHail · Aug 21
Evening Times · Aug 21

Erik Sviatchenko claims Gerrard made ‘you’re not funny anymore’ jibe after Rangers beat Midtjylland

Former Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko has opened up on his version of events during a coming together between himself and Steven Gerrard after Rangers knocked FC Midtjylland out the Europa League...

Evening Times · Aug 21

Sviatchenko Sideswipe at Gerrard

FORMER Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko ihas taken a sideswipe at Ibrox boss Steven Gerrard.

Scotzine · Aug 12

Premiership Rewind 2: Defoe: ‘a Perfect Hat-Trick’, Heckingbottom: ‘We Were Too Passive’, Alessio: ‘I’m Very Angry’, Rice: ‘Sensational’ Accies.

JERMAIN DEFOE revealed Celtic’s scoring exploits – with 12 in their first two Premiership games – inspired his hat-trick in Rangers’ rollicking 6-1 triumph over 10-man Hibs at Ibrox yesterday...

Scotzine · Aug 12
Daily Record · Aug 8

The player Rangers should most fear who is cross between Stuart Armstrong and Patrick Roberts

Former Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko has warned Rangers that Evander is the man the Ibrox side should worry about more than anyone else...

Daily Record · Aug 8

Former Celt Gets Ready for Ibrox Test

Former Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko has rated his current club’s chance of Euro progression as 50/50 after the Danish side were drawn against The Rangers.

Daily Record · Aug 5

Erik Sviatchenko admits beating Rangers will be ‘insanely difficult’ in Euro showdown

The ex-Celtic defender believes his side need to keep a clean sheet in the first leg to have chance of going through...

Daily Record · Aug 5
Celts Are Here · Aug 21

Ex-Celt Makes Gerrard Claim After Classless Gesture

ERIK SVIATCHENKO has had his say on Steven Gerrard after the classless manager gestured to him at full time after beating his side in the Europa League qualifiers...

Celts Are Here · Aug 21
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