Tim Björkström

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Tim Björkström
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Björkström playing for IK Sirius in 2020
Personal information
Full name Tim Denny Björkström
Date of birth (1991-01-08) 8 January 1991 (age 33)
Place of birth Raksta, Sweden
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Defender
Team information
Current team
Fredrikstad
Number 2
Youth career
Hanvikens SK
Hammarby IF
2003–2007 IF Brommapojkarna
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2008–2014 IF Brommapojkarna 144 (5)
2008–2009Gröndals IK (loan) 18 (0)
2015–2017 Djurgårdens IF 47 (0)
2017Östersunds FK (loan) 11 (1)
2018–2023 IK Sirius 129 (2)
2023– Fredrikstad 14 (0)
International career
2006–2008 Sweden U17 19 (0)
2009–2010 Sweden U19 11 (2)
2011 Sweden U21 2 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 15 October 2023

Tim Denny Björkström (born 8 January 1991) is a Swedish footballer who currently plays for Fredrikstad as a defender. [1]

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Career

Björkström started out playing youth football for Hanvikens SK before moving to IF Brommapojkarna when he was twelve. During his teens he trialed with foreign teams like Liverpool F.C. but ended up staying in Sweden. [2] Brommapojkarna had a cooperation with third tier Stockholm club Gröndals IK at the time where Björkström was one of many players to go on loan to gain first team football experience. [3]

In 2009, he made his first team debut in Allsvenskan and became a starter for the club at right back throughout the following years until he left as a free agent at the end of 2014 to sign a three-year deal with Djurgårdens IF. [4]

In January 2023, Björkström joined Norwegian First Division club Fredrikstad. [5]

International career

Björkström has represented Sweden at the U17, U19 and U21 youth levels. [6]

Personal life

Outside of his football career Björkström also owns and runs a car restoration company. [7] The night before each game he has a ritual where he eats candy, potato chips and drinks soda. [8]

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References

  1. Tim Björkström at Soccerway
  2. "Tim fick drömchans" (PDF). mitt i. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
  3. "BP-samarbete hjälper Gröndal". basketsverige.se. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
  4. "Även Tim lämnar - DIF nästa". IF Brommapojkarna. Archived from the original on 17 December 2014. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
  5. "TIM BJÖRKSTRÖM TIL FFK!". www.fredrikstadfk.no (in Norwegian). 11 January 2023. Retrieved 11 January 2023.
  6. "Förnyat förtronde för Tim Björkström". IF Brommapojkarna . Retrieved 25 March 2015.
  7. "Om oss". Björkströms Car Finish. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
  8. "Djurgårdsförvärvets märkliga vana – laddar för match med godis och läsk". FotbollDirekt. Retrieved 25 March 2015.