Marcus Allback

Date of birth05 July 1973
Place of birthGothenburg
NationalitySwede
Weight78 kg
Height1.83 m
PositionForward

A striker who is deadly inside the penalty box, Marcus made his name in the Allsvenskan league with Orgryte making his debut in 1992, before he had brief and rather unsuccessful spells abroad with Lyngby and Bari in 1998.

Marcus subsequently returned to Orgryte where he finished the 1999 season as the country's leading domestic scorer and also shot the team to victory in the Swedish Cup final in May 2000.

Marcus won his first cap for Sweden in South Africa in November 1999, but although he made the squad for the European Championship finals in 2000, he failed to make an appearance. However he established himself as a regular partner for Henrik Larsson during the Swedes campaign to qualify for the 2002 World Cup finals.

He moved to the Netherlands, joining Heerenveen in 2000 where he continued to find the net on a regular basis to earn his move to the Premiership with Aston Villa.

Marcus scored Sweden's first goal in the 2-2 draw with England in Group B of the 2006 World Cup finals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Orgryte 01 Apr 1992 31 Dec 1997
Lyngby 01 Oct 1997 01 Jan 1998
Bari 01 Jan 1998 30 Jun 1998 L
Orgryte 01 Jul 1998 30 Jun 2001
Heerenveen 01 Jul 2001 30 Jun 2002
Aston Villa 01 Jul 2002 27 Aug 2004
Hansa Rostock 28 Aug 2004 30 Jun 2005
FC København 01 Jul 2005

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Heerenveen Dutch KPN Telecompetitie 16
10
2000-01 Orgryte UEFA Cup 2
2001-02 Heerenveen Dutch KPN Telecompetitie 17
11
2002-03 Aston Villa League Cup
2
2002-03 Aston Villa Premier League 9
11
5
2
2002-03 Aston Villa UEFA Intertoto Cup 3
1
2003-04 Aston Villa League Cup 1
3
2003-04 Aston Villa Premier League 7
8
1
2004-05 Hansa Rostock Bundesliga 17
6
4
3
1
2006-07 FC København UEFA Champions League 2
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
12 Sep 2000 Rapid Wien v Örgryte L 3-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
28 Sep 2000 Örgryte v Rapid Wien D 1-1
Agg: 1-4
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1999-00 Sweden International Friendly 1
1
1999-00 Sweden Nordic Championships 2
1
2000-01 Sweden FIFA World Cup 2
1
5
2000-01 Sweden International Friendly
1
2000-01 Sweden Nordic Championships 1
2001-02 Sweden FIFA World Cup 7
1
2001-02 Sweden International Friendly 7
3
2002-03 Sweden International Friendly 3
1
2
2002-03 Sweden UEFA European Championship 4
1
5
1
2003-04 Sweden International Friendly 3
2
3
2003-04 Sweden UEFA European Championship 2
3
1
2004-05 Sweden FIFA World Cup 2
3
2004-05 Sweden International Friendly 2
1
2
2005-06 Sweden FIFA World Cup 1
5
1
2
2005-06 Sweden International Friendly 1
3
1
2006-07 Sweden International Friendly 1
2006-07 Sweden UEFA European Championship 5
5
2007-08 Sweden International Friendly 1
2
2007-08 Sweden UEFA European Championship 2
3
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
27 Nov 1999 South Africa v Sweden L 1-0 International Friendly
31 Jan 2000 Sweden v Denmark W 1-0 NORDIC CUP
04 Feb 2000 Norway v Sweden D 1-1 NORDIC CUP
26 Apr 2000 Denmark v Sweden W 0-1 International Friendly
16 Aug 2000 Iceland v Sweden L 2-1 NORDIC CUP
28 Mar 2001 Moldova v Sweden W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
25 Apr 2001 Switzerland v Sweden W 0-2 International Friendly
02 Jun 2001 Sweden v Slovakia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
06 Jun 2001 Sweden v Moldova W 6-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
15 Aug 2001 Sweden v South Africa W 3-0 International Friendly
01 Sep 2001 FYR Macedonia v Sweden W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
05 Sep 2001 Turkey v Sweden W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
07 Oct 2001 Sweden v Azerbaijan W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
10 Nov 2001 England v Sweden D 1-1 International Friendly
13 Feb 2002 Greece v Sweden D 2-2 International Friendly
27 Mar 2002 Sweden v Switzerland D 1-1 International Friendly
17 Apr 2002 Norway v Sweden D 0-0 International Friendly
17 May 2002 Sweden v Paraguay L 1-2 International Friendly
25 May 2002 Japan v Sweden D 1-1 International Friendly
02 Jun 2002 England v Sweden D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
07 Jun 2002 Sweden v Nigeria W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
12 Jun 2002 Sweden v Argentina D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
16 Jun 2002 Sweden v Senegal L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
07 Sep 2002 Latvia v Sweden D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
12 Oct 2002 Sweden v Hungary D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
16 Oct 2002 Sweden v Portugal L 2-3 International Friendly
20 Nov 2002 Czech Republic v Sweden D 3-3 International Friendly
12 Feb 2003 Tunisia v Sweden L 1-0 International Friendly
02 Apr 2003 Hungary v Sweden W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group 4
30 Apr 2003 Sweden v Croatia L 1-2 International Friendly
07 Jun 2003 San Marino v Sweden W 0-6 UEFA European Championship Group 4
11 Jun 2003 Sweden v Poland W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
20 Aug 2003 Sweden v Greece L 1-2 International Friendly
10 Sep 2003 Poland v Sweden W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 4
11 Oct 2003 Sweden v Latvia L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
18 Nov 2003 Egypt v Sweden L 1-0 International Friendly
28 Apr 2004 Portugal v Sweden D 2-2 International Friendly
28 May 2004 Finland v Sweden W 1-3 International Friendly
05 Jun 2004 Sweden v Poland W 3-1 International Friendly
14 Jun 2004 Sweden v Bulgaria W 5-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group C
18 Jun 2004 Italy v Sweden D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group C
22 Jun 2004 Denmark v Sweden D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Finals Group C
18 Aug 2004 Sweden v Netherlands D 2-2 International Friendly
08 Sep 2004 Sweden v Croatia L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
09 Oct 2004 Sweden v Hungary W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
13 Oct 2004 Iceland v Sweden W 1-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
17 Nov 2004 Scotland v Sweden W 1-4 International Friendly
09 Feb 2005 France v Sweden D 1-1 International Friendly
26 Mar 2005 Bulgaria v Sweden W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
04 Jun 2005 Sweden v Malta W 6-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
17 Aug 2005 Sweden v Czech Republic W 2-1 International Friendly
07 Sep 2005 Hungary v Sweden W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
12 Oct 2005 Sweden v Iceland W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
12 Nov 2005 Korea Republic v Sweden D 2-2 International Friendly
01 Mar 2006 Republic of Ireland v Sweden L 3-0 International Friendly
25 May 2006 Sweden v Finland D 0-0 International Friendly
10 Jun 2006 Trinidad and Tobago v Sweden D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
15 Jun 2006 Sweden v Paraguay W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
20 Jun 2006 Sweden v England D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
24 Jun 2006 Germany v Sweden L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
06 Sep 2006 Sweden v Liechtenstein W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group F
07 Oct 2006 Sweden v Spain W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
11 Oct 2006 Iceland v Sweden W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group F
07 Feb 2007 Egypt v Sweden L 2-0 International Friendly
02 Jun 2007 Denmark v Sweden W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group F
06 Jun 2007 Sweden v Iceland W 5-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
13 Oct 2007 Liechtenstein v Sweden W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group F
17 Oct 2007 Sweden v Northern Ireland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group F
17 Nov 2007 Spain v Sweden L 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
21 Nov 2007 Sweden v Latvia W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group F
26 Mar 2008 Brazil v Sweden L 1-0 International Friendly
26 May 2008 Sweden v Slovenia W 1-0 International Friendly
01 Jun 2008 Sweden v Ukraine L 0-1 International Friendly
18 Jun 2008 Russia v Sweden L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.