Tobias Holmqvist

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Tobias Holmqvist
Tobias Holmqvist Falkenberg.jpg
Holmqvist playing for Falkenberg in 2008.
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-01-23) 23 January 1988 (age 36)
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) [1]
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
1994–2001 Uppåkra
2002–2006 Helsingborg
Senior career*
2007–2010 Helsingborg 8 (2)
2007GAIS (loan) 10 (1)
2008Falkenberg (loan) 9 (0)
2009GAIS (loan) 2 (0)
2010 Hammarby 19 (1)
2011 Lund 22 (1)
2015 Högaborg
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 09:01, 21 June 2015 (UTC)

Tobias Holmqvist (born 23 January 1988) is a Swedish former footballer who played as a striker.



Holmqvist played for Uppåkra between the ages of 6 and 13, before joining Helsingborg in January 2002. [2] While with Helsingborg he spent loan spells at GAIS and Falkenberg. [2] [3] [4] GAIS had wanted to sign Holmqvist on a permanent contract, but he elected to remain at Helsingborg as it was his boyhood club. [2] He dropped down a division to sign for Hammarby in 2010 on the advice of his agent, in order to make more first-team appearances, taking a pay cut in the process. [2] The next season, he dropped down a division again to sign for Lund, [5] motivated in part due to homesickness. [2] In 2012, he did not have a club, and instead worked at Team Sportia, a sports shop in Helsingborg. [2] In 2015, he was playing for Högaborg in the Swedish fourth division. [1]

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  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Jimmy Fors (25 September 2012). "Tobias Holmqvist – Talangen som försvann från HIF" (in Swedish). Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  3. "Profile" (in Swedish). Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  4. Tony Balogh (28 July 2009). "GAIS lånar Tobias Holmqvist" (in Swedish). GAIS. Archived from the original on 31 July 2009. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  5. Love Gustafsson (22 January 2011). "Tobias Holmqvist går till Lunds BK" (in Swedish). Hammarby Fotboll. Archived from the original on 22 January 2011. Retrieved 21 June 2015.