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Name: Erik Edman  
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Date of Birth: 11th November 1978
Place of Birth: Jonkoepping
Profession: Footballer
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Erik Edman

Erik Edman (born November 11, 1978) is a professional Swedish footballer who plays as a defender. He currently plays for Rennes in the Ligue 1.

Before coming to France, Edman played for Helsingborgs in Sweden, SC Heerenveen in the Netherlands and Tottenham Hotspur in England. He joined Rennes on August 31st, 2005, for an undisclosed amount. Edman came to the club with a huge amount of international experience, being featured in the Swedish national team at Euro 2004 (he was part of the 2002 World Cup squad, but did not play). Edman is a very experienced left back for club and country.

By now, Edman has scored three times in official matches. The Spurs fans will always remember his stunning goal from 35 yards against Liverpool on April 16th, 2005 at Anfield. He also scored a free-kick for the Swedish national team in the WCQ-2006 against Bulgaria at the "Vassil Levski Stadium" on March 26, 2005, and a goal for Heerenveen on March 13th, 2002, in the match Heerenveen 3 - 1 Fortuna.

He wears number 9 jersey for Rennes and number 5 for the Swedish National Squad.


  • Rennes (2005-
  • Tottenham Hotspur (2004 - 2005 )
  • Heerenveen (2001 - 2004)
  • AIK (2000-2001)
  • Karlsruher SC (2000)
  • Torino Calcio (1999-2000)
  • Helsingborgs IF (1994-1999)


Edman's Official Site (in Swedish)

Rennes Official Website

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