Erik Sviatchenko

Read all the news about Erik Sviatchenko. Erik Sviatchenko was born in Viborg on 4 October 1991 (age 27). Follow @eriksviat on Twitter.

Erik Sviatchenko Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

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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67HailHail · Jun 13

You need to take a step back to appreciate 32-year-old’s Celtic contribution

Erik Sviatchenko reckons fellow Scandinavian Mikael Lustig deserves immense respect for staying at Celtic for so long.

67HailHail · Jun 13
Celts Are Here · Jun 13

Erik Sviatchenko Confirms the “life and soul” of the Celtic Dressing Room

FORMER Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko has praised his former team-mate, Mikael Lustig, as the Swede looks set to leave the club for good.

Celts Are Here · Jun 13
VideoCelts · May 31

A year after leaving Celtic one former player has his young son all hooped up!

Sviatchenko had made a big impression on the Celtic support, his social media profile was of someone who had really taken to the club with his wife playing for the Celtic ladies team and his sister working with the Celtic Foundation...

VideoCelts · May 31
Celts Are Here · May 18

Stuart Armstrong Makes Surprise Visit to Former Celtic Teammate

It has been a year since both men went their separate ways but Stuart Armstrong and Erik Sviatchenko were reunited in Denmark on Friday with the Scottish International flying out to watch his pal in the Danish Cup final...

Celts Are Here · May 18
Read Celtic · May 4

Ex -Celtic duo send their congratulations

Former Celtic duo Erik Sviatchenko and Stefan Johansen have congratulated their former side on lifting their eighth successive Scottish Premiership title.

Read Celtic · May 4
FootballFanCast · Apr 19

“Rodgers hung him out to dry”, “Come home” – These Celtic fans curse departure of O** F*** hero

Loads of Celtic fans have been reacting to a tweet from Erik Sviatchenko, and it’s pretty clear they think it was a mistake to sell the big defender...

FootballFanCast · Apr 19
Tribal Football · Mar 24

Ex-Celtic defender Sviatchenko supports Rodgers over Leicester move

Former Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko supports Brendan Rodgers over his move to Leicester City.Sviatchenko worked under Rodgers at Parkhead for two years, signing in 2016 before moving on to home-country club FC Midtjylland in 2018.Read more on Tribal Football...

Tribal Football · Mar 24
Inside Futbol · Mar 24

Proud To Have Played In Games Against Rangers – Former Celtic Defender

Erik Sviatchenko feels Celtic’s clash against Rangers is one of the top five football games in the world...

Inside Futbol · Mar 24
Read Celtic · Mar 24

Former Celtic defender reveals how he looks back on time at the club

Former Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko says that he enjoyed his time at the club and does not feel sour about the way in which it ended.

Read Celtic · Mar 24
Inside Futbol · Mar 24

Celtic Spell Wasn’t Sour, I’m Thankful To Brendan Rodgers – Former Bhoy

Erik Sviatchenko has thanked former Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers for the chance to play in the Champions League...

Inside Futbol · Mar 24
Celts Are Here · Feb 21

‘A Club Like No Other’ – Ex-Parkhead Star Reveals Gift Celtic Sent Him

Ex-Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko has taken to social media to thank the club for sending him a very special gift...

Celts Are Here · Feb 21
Celtic TV · Dec 24, 2018

Celtic FC – Erik Sviatchenko back at Paradise for #CELDUN!

Huge thanks to Erik Sviatchenko for joining #CelticTV live on-air before #CELDUN – was great to have you back, Erik!

Celtic TV · Dec 24, 2018
Soccerlens · Dec 23, 2018

‘Surely signing in January’ – Some Celtic fans react to 27 y/o’s latest Twitter post

originally posted on Sportslens.com Recently, Erik Sviatchenko has insisted that he is open to returning to his former club Celtic.

Soccerlens · Dec 23, 2018
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