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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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
Inside Futbol · Dec 22, 2018

Photo: Former Celtic Star Back In Glasgow, Delights At Pre-Match Pie

Erik Sviatchenko has revealed a return to Glasgow and pre-match meal ahead of Celtic playing...

Inside Futbol · Dec 22, 2018
FootballFanCast · Dec 22, 2018

“Bring him home”, “Baffling” – Loads of Celtic fans want Rodgers to re-sign defender he dumped

Loads of Celtic fans are calling for a rather surprising transfer move, after Erik Sviatchenko said he would love to return to Celtic...

FootballFanCast · Dec 22, 2018
Soccerlens · Dec 21, 2018

‘Sign him up’, ‘Get him’ – 27-yr-old dreams of playing for Celtic, some fans react

originally posted on Sportslens.com Former Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko has revealed that he wants to play for the club again in future.

Soccerlens · Dec 21, 2018
The Scotsman · Dec 21, 2018

Erik Sviatchenko opens up about Celtic exit and relationship with Brendan Rodgers

Former Celtic star Erik Svitachenko has revealed that a lack of trust from manager Brendan Rodgers saw him leave the club...

The Scotsman · Dec 21, 2018
Celts Are Here · Dec 21, 2018

‘A Mystery’, ‘Baffling’ – These Fans Have Their Say as Ex-Celt Makes Parkhead Return

With the defender back in town and getting set to say a proper goodbye to the Celtic Support, many fans have raised the question why Erik Sviatchenko was even sold in the first place.

Celts Are Here · Dec 21, 2018
Transfer Tavern · Dec 21, 2018

Report: Deila signing admits it would be a dream to return to Celtic

Erik Sviatchenko had been brought to Celtic when Ronny Deila was in charge and was also a part of Brendan Rodgers’ side that were nicknamed the “Invincibles” in the 2016/17 campaign...

Transfer Tavern · Dec 21, 2018
Celts Are Here · Dec 21, 2018

Why Brendan? – Ex-Celtic Star in the Dark Over Parkhead Rejection

If the name Erik Sviatchenko is uttered around Celtic fans you will rarely hear a bad word said about the former Parkhead defender.

Celts Are Here · Dec 21, 2018
HITC · Dec 21, 2018

27-year-old says he wants Celtic move

Continue reading “27-year-old says he wants Celtic move” on HITC.

HITC · Dec 21, 2018
Daily Mail · Dec 21, 2018

Erik Sviatchenko admits leaving Celtic was hard

Moving to Celtic, Erik Sviatchenko resolved to broaden his mind.

Daily Mail · Dec 21, 2018
Celts Are Here · Dec 19, 2018

Celtic Confirm Special Guest at Celtic Park

CELTIC have tonight confirmed Erik Sviatchenko will be the club’s special guest tonight as the bhoys take on Dundee in the SPFL on Saturday.

Celts Are Here · Dec 19, 2018
HITC · Dec 10, 2018

£1m star ‘likes’ tweet about re-signing for Celtic....and Rodgers might need him

Continue reading “£1m star ‘likes’ tweet about re-signing for Celtic....and Rodgers might need him” on HITC.

HITC · Dec 10, 2018
Celts Are Here · Nov 12, 2018

Former Parkhead Star Proudly Wears Celtic Gear in Celebration Post

FORMER Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko has posted his delight on Instagram about Celtic and his current club hitting top of the table...

Celts Are Here · Nov 12, 2018
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