Tobias Linderoth

Date of birth21 April 1979
Place of birthMarseille
NationalitySwede
Weight69 kg
Height1.75 m
PositionMidfielder

The son of Anders Linderoth (also an international footballer), Tobias made his debut in 1996 with Elfsborg. Despite becoming a regular member of the team, he moved to play for Stabaek in Norway for the 1999 season.

He is performances earned him an international debut in November 1999 against South Africa. His consistent midfield performances led to several big clubs chasing his signature and he signed for Everton in January 2002.

His international appearances earned rave reviews as he efficiently replaced stalwart Stefan Schwarz as the defensive midfield shield.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Elfsborg 01 Jan 1996 31 Dec 1998
Stabæk 01 Jan 1999 31 Dec 2001
Everton 01 Jan 2002 30 Jun 2004
FC København 01 Jul 2004

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2001-02 Everton FA Cup 2
1
2001-02 Everton Premier League 4
4
2002-03 Everton League Cup 1
2002-03 Everton Premier League 2
3
1
2003-04 Everton League Cup 1
1
1
2003-04 Everton Premier League 23
4
5
2006-07 FC København UEFA Champions League 2


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
02 Feb 2002 Everton v Ipswich Town L 1-2 Premier League
10 Feb 2002 Everton v Arsenal L 0-1 Premier League
17 Feb 2002 Everton v Crewe Alexandra D 0-0 FA Cup 5th round
23 Feb 2002 Liverpool v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
26 Feb 2002 Crewe Alexandra v Everton W 1-2 FA Cup 5th round replay
03 Mar 2002 Everton v Leeds United D 0-0 Premier League
06 Mar 2002 West Ham United v Everton L 1-0 Premier League
10 Mar 2002 Middlesbrough v Everton L 3-0 FA Cup Quarter-final
01 Apr 2002 Everton v Bolton Wanderers W 3-1 Premier League
06 Apr 2002 Chelsea v Everton L 3-0 Premier League
11 May 2002 Arsenal v Everton L 4-3 Premier League
24 Aug 2002 Sunderland v Everton W 0-1 Premier League
31 Aug 2002 Manchester City v Everton L 3-1 Premier League
19 Oct 2002 Everton v Arsenal W 2-1 Premier League
27 Oct 2002 West Ham United v Everton W 0-1 Premier League
03 Nov 2002 Leeds United v Everton W 0-1 Premier League
06 Nov 2002 Newcastle United v Everton W 3-3 (3-2) League Cup 3rd round
16 Aug 2003 Arsenal v Everton L 2-1 Premier League
23 Aug 2003 Everton v Fulham W 3-1 Premier League
26 Aug 2003 Charlton Athletic v Everton D 2-2 Premier League
30 Aug 2003 Everton v Liverpool L 0-3 Premier League
13 Sep 2003 Everton v Newcastle United D 2-2 Premier League
21 Sep 2003 Middlesbrough v Everton L 1-0 Premier League
28 Sep 2003 Everton v Leeds United W 4-0 Premier League
19 Oct 2003 Everton v Southampton D 0-0 Premier League
25 Oct 2003 Aston Villa v Everton D 0-0 Premier League
29 Oct 2003 Everton v Charlton Athletic W 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
01 Nov 2003 Everton v Chelsea L 0-1 Premier League
10 Nov 2003 Blackburn Rovers v Everton L 2-1 Premier League
22 Nov 2003 Everton v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-0 Premier League
29 Nov 2003 Bolton Wanderers v Everton L 2-0 Premier League
03 Dec 2003 Middlesbrough v Everton L 0-0 (4-5) League Cup 4th round
26 Dec 2003 Manchester United v Everton L 3-2 Premier League
07 Jan 2004 Everton v Arsenal D 1-1 Premier League
10 Jan 2004 Fulham v Everton L 2-1 Premier League
21 Feb 2004 Southampton v Everton D 3-3 Premier League
28 Feb 2004 Everton v Aston Villa W 2-0 Premier League
13 Mar 2004 Everton v Portsmouth W 1-0 Premier League
20 Mar 2004 Leicester City v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
27 Mar 2004 Everton v Middlesbrough D 1-1 Premier League
03 Apr 2004 Newcastle United v Everton L 4-2 Premier League
09 Apr 2004 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-1 Premier League
13 Apr 2004 Leeds United v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
17 Apr 2004 Chelsea v Everton D 0-0 Premier League
24 Apr 2004 Everton v Blackburn Rovers L 0-1 Premier League
15 May 2004 Manchester City v Everton L 5-1 Premier League


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
1996-97 Sweden UEFA Under-18
1
1997-98 Belarus UEFA Under-18 1
1997-98 Sweden UEFA Under-18 2
1
1997-98 Sweden Under-21 1
1998-99 Sweden UEFA Under-21 3
1999-00 Sweden International Friendly 1
1
1999-00 Sweden Nordic Championships
2
1999-00 Sweden UEFA Under-21 3
1
1999-00 Sweden Under-21 3
2000-01 Sweden FIFA World Cup 3
1
2000-01 Sweden International Friendly
2
2000-01 Sweden Kings Cup 3
1
2000-01 Sweden UEFA Under-21 2
2
2000-01 Sweden Under-21 1
2001-02 Sweden FIFA World Cup 7
2001-02 Sweden International Friendly 6
2001-02 Sweden UEFA Under-21 1
2002-03 Sweden International Friendly 2
2002-03 Sweden UEFA European Championship 2
1
2003-04 Sweden International Friendly 6
1
1
2003-04 Sweden UEFA European Championship 3
1
2
2004-05 Sweden FIFA World Cup 6
2004-05 Sweden International Friendly 2
2
2005-06 Sweden FIFA World Cup 8
1
2005-06 Sweden International Friendly 5
2
2006-07 Sweden International Friendly 2
2006-07 Sweden UEFA European Championship 5
1
2007-08 Sweden International Friendly 2
1
1
2007-08 Sweden UEFA European Championship 3
2008-09 Sweden FIFA World Cup 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
11 Oct 1996 Sweden v France D 1-1 UEFA U18 Group 2
06 Oct 1997 Sweden v Belarus L 4-0 UEFA U18 Group 12
08 Oct 1997 Sweden v Turkey L 0-2 UEFA U18 Group 12
10 Oct 1997 Sweden v Latvia W 1-0 UEFA U18 Group 12
21 Apr 1998 Sweden v Greece L 0-2 U21
04 Sep 1998 Sweden v England L 0-2 UEFA Under-21 Group 5
13 Oct 1998 Bulgaria v Sweden L 2-1 UEFA U21 Group 5
04 Jun 1999 England v Sweden L 3-0 UEFA Under-21 Group 5
03 Sep 1999 Sweden v Bulgaria L 1-4 UEFA U21 Group 5
07 Sep 1999 Luxembourg v Sweden W 0-1 UEFA U21 Group 5
08 Oct 1999 Sweden v Poland L 1-2 UEFA U21 Group 5
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
23 Feb 2000 Italy v Sweden L 2-0 International Friendly
28 Mar 2000 Austria v Sweden W 0-1 U21
26 Apr 2000 Denmark v Sweden W 1-2 U21
03 Jun 2000 Sweden v Russia W 1-0 U21
16 Aug 2000 Iceland v Sweden L 1-0 U21
01 Sep 2000 Azerbaijan v Sweden W 0-5 UEFA U21 Group 4
06 Oct 2000 Sweden v Turkey D 0-0 UEFA U21 Group 4
10 Feb 2001 Thailand v Sweden W 1-4 KINGS CUP
14 Feb 2001 Sweden v Qatar D 0-0 KINGS CUP Semi-final
17 Feb 2001 Sweden v China PR W 3-0 KINGS CUP Final
28 Feb 2001 Malta v Sweden W 0-3 International Friendly
24 Mar 2001 Sweden v FYR Macedonia W 1-0 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 Nov 2001 Belgium v Sweden L 2-0 UEFA U21 Play-off
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
21 Aug 2002 Russia v Sweden D 1-1 International Friendly
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 Aug 2003 Sweden v Greece L 1-2 International Friendly
06 Sep 2003 Sweden v San Marino W 5-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
18 Nov 2003 Egypt v Sweden L 1-0 International Friendly
18 Feb 2004 Albania v Sweden L 2-1 International Friendly
31 Mar 2004 Sweden v England W 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
26 Jun 2004 Sweden v Netherlands W 0-0 (5-4) UEFA European Championship Quarter-final
18 Aug 2004 Sweden v Netherlands D 2-2 International Friendly
04 Sep 2004 Malta v Sweden W 0-7 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
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
08 Jun 2005 Sweden v Norway L 2-3 International Friendly
17 Aug 2005 Sweden v Czech Republic W 2-1 International Friendly
03 Sep 2005 Sweden v Bulgaria W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
07 Sep 2005 Hungary v Sweden W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
08 Oct 2005 Croatia v Sweden L 1-0 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
02 Jun 2006 Sweden v Chile D 1-1 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
16 Aug 2006 Germany v Sweden L 3-0 International Friendly
02 Sep 2006 Latvia v Sweden W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group F
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
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
08 Sep 2007 Sweden v Denmark D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
12 Sep 2007 Montenegro v Sweden W 1-2 International Friendly
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
26 May 2008 Sweden v Slovenia W 1-0 International Friendly
01 Jun 2008 Sweden v Ukraine L 0-1 International Friendly
06 Sep 2008 Albania v Sweden D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1


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