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ESPN FC  By Keith Moore

Man United defender Victor Lindelof's journey from Vasteras to the top

Victor Lindelof has come far in a short space of time.

VASTERAS, Sweden -- When Victor Lindelof makes his Manchester United debut at Old Trafford in the Premier League next month, he will do so in front of 75,000 fans. It will be a world away from his first-team debut in senior football as a 16-year-old in the Swedish third tier with Vasteras SK.

Now one of the most sought-after central defenders in Europe after joining United from Benfica for over £30 million this summer, the 22-year-old Sweden international had to learn quickly back in 2010,...

ESPN FC  By Keith Moore

'Misunderstood' ex-Arsenal star Emmanuel Frimpong rebuilding career

Arsene Wenger stresses his loyalty to Arsenal and discusses the club's first Champions League exclusion in 20 years.
Janusz Michallik looks at Arsenal's forgettable season, and their need for determined players to aim higher next season.
Emmanuel Frimpong is rebuilding his career at Eskilstuna, his fourth club since leaving Arsenal in 2014.

ESKILSTUNA, Sweden -- Emmanuel Frimpong was feeling the back of his leg as he walked out of the home changing room after AFC Eskilstuna's latest home match.

A tweaked hamstring was the latest niggle in an injury-plagued few years for the former Arsenal midfielder. It's been a stop-start season in what has been a stop-start career so far for Frimpong.

The 25-year-old's latest appearance came on Sunday as a 74th-minute substitute against Hacken. Wearing the No. 20 shirt with "Frimmy" on the back,...

ESPN FC  By Keith Moore

Arsenal missing Champions League is chance to start afresh - Frimpong

Arsene Wenger stresses his loyalty to Arsenal and discusses the club's first Champions League exclusion in 20 years.
With disappointing league campaigns, the FC crew debate if Man United's UEL or Arsenal's FA Cup final is more crucial.

ESKILSTUNA, Sweden -- Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong has told ESPN FC that he believes the disappointment of missing out on next season's Champions League might be the push the London side need.

The 25-year-old, who now plays for Swedish side AFC Eskilstuna, said he didn't think the season had gone well for his boyhood club but missing out on a place in Europe's top club competition could be a catalyst for positive change.

Frimpong told ESPN FC during an interview about life at his...

Match in Sweden postponed for match fixing moved to August

IFK Gothenburg will host AIK on Aug. 10 in a match postponed last week due to attempted match fixing.

STOCKHOLM --  A top-tier league game in Sweden postponed last week due to match-fixing attempts will be played in August.

The Swedish soccer federation says IFK Gothenburg will host AIK on Aug. 10.

The scheduled game last Thursday was called off and police opened an investigation.

The federation said an AIK player was offered "a substantial amount" to help ensure his team lost.

AIK are fourth in the 16-team league, which runs from April to November. Goteborg is 10th.

 By PA Sport

IFK Gothenburg vs. AIK game postponed amid match-fixing fears

IFK Gothenburg and AIK had been due to play on Thursday.

A league match between IFK Gothenburg and AIK has been postponed by the Swedish Football Federation (SvFF) because of concerns over match-fixing.

A statement from the SvFF said the decision had been taken after it emerged that an AIK player had been offered money to underperform in the fixture, scheduled for Thursday night.

The player, who has not been named, informed the SvFF on Wednesday evening that he had been approached.

Both clubs, the police and the Swedish professional football body were...