Player #760

Appearances:

263

Starts:

262

Goals:

8

Seasons:

7

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Olof Mellberg

Position

Centre Back

From

2001-02

To

2007-08

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Olof Mellberg

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08

Age*

23
24
25
26
27
28
29

Division

PL
PL
PL
PL
PL
PL
PL

Appearances

263
36
44
39
33
33
41
37

Starts

262
36
44
39
33
33
41
36

Substitute

1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1

Unused

2
0
0
1
0
1
0
0

Goals

8
0
1
1
3
0
1
2

*Age on opening day of the season

FAC: FA Cup; FL: Football League; D1: Division 1; D2: Division 2; D3: Division 3; PL: Premier League; CH: Championship

Erik Olof Mellberg

Birth Date

Saturday, 3 September 1977

Birth Place

Gullspång

Birth Country

Sweden

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Racing Santander

For

£6,120,000

On

Wednesday, 18 July 2001

Previous Clubs

Gullspångs IF |
1996-98 Degerfors IF |
1998 AIK Fotboll, Free |
1998-01 Racing Santander |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Juventus FC

For

Free

On

Monday, 30 June 2008

Subsequent Clubs

2008-09 Juventus FC, Free |
2009-12 Olympiacos Piraeus, £2.25m |
2012-13 Villarreal CF |
2013-14 FC Copenhagen |

Villa Career

Seasons Active, Fee, Starts (Sub) | Goals |

2001-08 Aston Villa, £6.12m, 262 (1) | 8 |

Played Under

John Gregory |
Graham Taylor |
David O’Leary |
Martin O’Neill |

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 18 August 2001

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 18 August 2001

Tottenham Hotspur (a), Premier League

First Goal

Saturday, 26 October 2002

Final Appearance

Sunday, 11 May 2008

West Ham United (a), Premier League

Final Squad Appearance

Sunday, 11 May 2008

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

(6ft 3in) 1.91 m

Foot

Right

International Team

Sweden

Olof Mellberg