Latest Sweden National Soccer Team News

After WCup failure, Italy starts Nations League with a draw

Sep. 7, 2018 5:42 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Ten months after failing to qualify for the World Cup, Italy still doesn't look World Cup-worthy. Playing their first competitive match since last year's playoff loss to Sweden, the Azzurri required a late penalty to draw with Poland 1-1 at home on Friday in the UEFA Nations League....

Former Sweden coach Hamren set to take over at Iceland

Aug. 7, 2018 7:19 AM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — South African soccer club Mamelodi Sundowns says former Sweden coach Erik Hamren has been released from his contract to take over Iceland's national team. Swedish Radio says Hamren, who coached Sweden's national team from 2009-16 and worked as technical director for the Sundowns, will be...