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Erik Lund (footballer)

Erik Lund (footballer)
Personal information
Full nameErik Lund
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current clubIFK Göteborg

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Erik Lund (born 6 November 1988 in Sweden) is a professional footballer who currently plays for IFK Göteborg in the Allsvenskan.

Lund began his career at Ljungskile SK, before signing for Aston Villa on 1 July 2005. He appeared in 10 games for Villa reserves in the 2006 07 season, and scored a rare goal in the opening match of the International Soccer Sevens against Hong Kong Football Club in a 1 0 victory. On 3 June 2007 he signed a new 2-year contract with Villa. In August 2007, Lund made his debut for the first team, coming on as a substitute for Craig Gardner in the pre-season friendly against Walsall.

On 1 July 2008, Lund agreed to a three and a half year contract with IFK Göteborg. He made his debut for IFK in a Svenska Cupen win over GIF Sundsvall on 10 July. On 23 July he made his UEFA Champions League debut in IFK's 4 0 win over S.S. Murata.

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