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Last Updated: Wednesday, 26 May, 2004, 14:43 GMT 15:43 UK
Injury rules out Svensson
Southampton's Michael Svensson
Long-term injury has ended Svensson's hopes
Southampton defender Michael Svensson has been forced to pull out of the Swedish squad for Euro 2004 because of a knee injury.

He had been struggling with the problem for five weeks and was also short of match fitness as he had previously suffered from a calf injury.

Coaches Lars Lagerback and Tommy Soderberg have drafted in Hammarby's Alexander Ostlund to replace him.

Sweden face Italy, Denmark and Bulgaria in Group C of the tournament.


Revised Sweden squad: Magnus Hedman (Ancona), Andreas Isaksson (Djurgarden), Magnus Kihlstedt (FC Copenhagen), Erik Edman (Heerenveen), Andreas Jakobsson (Brondby), Petter Hansson (Heerenveen), Teddy Lucic (Bayer Leverkusen), Olof Mellberg (Aston Villa), Johan Mjallby (Celtic), Alexander Ostlund (Hammarby), Erik Wahlstedt (Helsingborg), Marcus Allback (Aston Villa), Anders Andersson (Belenenses), Pontus Farnerud (Strasbourg), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Ajax), Mattias Jonson (Brondby), Kim Kallstrom (Rennes), Tobias Linderoth (Everton), Henrik Larsson (Celtic), Fredrik Ljungberg (Arsenal), Mikael Nilsson (Halmstad), Anders Svensson (Southampton), Christian Wilhelmsson (Anderlecht).





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