Erik Sviatchenko

Erik Sviatchenko was born in Viborg on 4 October 1991 (age 28). 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 · Dec 17, 2019

Unexpected ex-Celtic figure leaps to Glasgow’s defence – shuts down reporter

Former Celtic centre-back Erik Sviatchenko has hit back at a Danish reporter who labeled Glasgow as ugly.

Celtic Now & Forever · Dec 17, 2019

Former Celtic Player Talks Up Glasgow After Journalist Brands Ugly

Former Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko has come to the defence of Glasgow after a Danish Source...

Celts Are Here · Dec 17, 2019

Erik Sviatchenko Replies to Danish Journo After Glasgow Claim

Former Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko has come to the defence of Glasgow after a Danish journalist branded it one of Europes’s ugliest cities.

67HailHail · Dec 16, 2019

Patrick Roberts and Erik Sviatchenko show support for Celtic star on Instagram

Current Celtic stars and former teammates of Nir Bitton have been expressing support for the Israeli international after he extended his contract at the Bhoys today...

67HailHail · Dec 3, 2019

Treble winner discloses he was ‘disappointed’ with nature of Celtic exit

Erik Sviatchenko was a treble winner with Celtic in the ‘invincibles’ season of 2016-17.

Celtic Quick News · Dec 3, 2019

Erik’s ‘Annoying’ Hoops Exit

ERIK SVIATCHENKO has revealed his feelings when he was told his time at Celtic was up after only two years.

Daily Record · Dec 3, 2019

Erik Sviatchenko admits Celtic exit struggles as defender reveals the big question he agonised over

The defender left Parkhead permanently in May 2018 to rejoin former club Midtjylland...

Inside Futbol · Nov 13, 2019

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 1, 2019

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...

67HailHail · Aug 21, 2019

“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.

Evening Times · Aug 21, 2019

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...

Celtic Quick News · Aug 21, 2019

Sviatchenko Sideswipe at Gerrard

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

Football Scotland · Aug 21, 2019

Former Celtic star Erik Sviatchenko responds to Steven Gerrard’s ‘zip it’ gesture

Midtjylland defender bemused by Rangers boss’ actions...

Celts Are Here · Aug 21, 2019

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...

Daily Record · Aug 21, 2019

Erik Sviatchenko blasts back at Steven Gerrard as defender reveals what Rangers boss said during tunnel exchange

The former Celtic stopper was a target for the Ibrox boss in the aftermath of Rangers’ 7-3 thumping over the Danes in the Europa League...

The Dugout · Aug 20, 2019

Ex-Celtic star sure the club can recover from Champions League blow

Ex-Celtic star, Erik Sviatchenko, is positive Celtic can recover from their blow in the Champions League.

Celts Are Here · Aug 19, 2019

Stuart Armstrong Spotted With Celtic Duo in Edinburgh

He may have been gone from Celtic for over a year now but Stuart Armstrong looks like he’s made friends for life at the club.

Daily Star · Aug 16, 2019

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard reveals what he said to ex-Celtic ace Erik Sviatchenko after Europa League win

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard gets his own back on Midtjylland ace Erik Sviatchenko...

Football Scotland · Aug 16, 2019

Steven Gerrard reveals the message he gave former Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko

The Midtjylland had been speaking about Gerrard in the press...

Scotzine · Aug 12, 2019

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...

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