Joakim Persson

Joakim Persson (born 3 April 1975) is a Swedish football manager and former player. He is the head coach of Varbergs BoIS.

CLUB Career

Born in Helsingborg, Persson began his career as a youth-team player with Hogaborgs BK before moving to Malmo FF in 1992. He made his professional debut in a Swedish Cup game against Landskrona in 1994.

Persson moved to the Italian Serie A club Atalanta in 1996. He returned to Sweden after less than two seasons in Italy, having very rarely played for Atalanta's first-team, joining IFK Goteborg in January 1998. Things went little better for him in Sweden. He was often singled out by the media as the main cause of his team's poor performances throughout his two seasons with Goteborg. After the 1998 season he was voted as the "most overrated player" in the Allsvenskan by his fellow players.

At the end of the 1999 season, Persson left IFK Goteborg in order to escape the intense scrutiny he had been subjected to. He joined Esbjerg fB, of the Danish Superliga, midway through the league season, at the end of which they were relegated to the Danish 1st Division.

Top Matches

Fiorentina
2-3
Atalanta
6.36 | 4.78 | 1.51
Yesterday at 18:45
Lyon
3-0
Angers
1.34 | 5.63 | 9.72
Yesterday at 19:00
Betis
1-1
Atletico Madrid
3.77 | 3.28 | 2.21
Yesterday at 19:00
Espanyol
2-1
Leganes
1.71 | 3.51 | 6.07
Yesterday at 19:00
CSKA Moscow
-
Rotor Volgograd
1.34 | 5.67 | 8.75
Today at 16:00
1899 Hoffenheim
-
Bayer Leverkusen
3.02 | 3.85 | 2.31
Today at 18:30
Celta Vigo
-
Sevilla
3.80 | 3.50 | 2.11
Today at 19:00
Brighton
-
Everton
2.36 | 3.34 | 3.34
Today at 19:15
Chelsea
-
FC Porto
1.84 | 3.97 | 4.28
Tomorrow at 19:00
Paris Saint Germain
-
Bayern Munich
3.06 | 4.11 | 2.18
Tomorrow at 19:00
Borussia Dortmund
-
Manchester City
4.99 | 4.23 | 1.68
Wed 14 Apr, 19:00
Liverpool
-
Real Madrid
1.94 | 4.13 | 3.68
Wed 14 Apr, 19:00
Manchester UTD
-
Granada CF
1.48 | 4.49 | 7.41
Thu 15 Apr, 19:00
Roma
-
Ajax
2.75 | 3.97 | 2.42
Thu 15 Apr, 19:00
Slavia Praha
-
Arsenal
4.50 | 3.72 | 1.85
Thu 15 Apr, 19:00
Everton
-
Tottenham
3.36 | 3.53 | 2.27
Fri 16 Apr, 19:00
Lille
-
Montpellier
1.62 | 4.24 | 5.76
Fri 16 Apr, 19:00
Crotone
-
Udinese
4.15 | 3.65 | 1.97
Sat 17 Apr, 13:00
Sampdoria
-
Verona
2.62 | 3.43 | 2.86
Sat 17 Apr, 13:00
Borussia Monchengladbach
-
Eintracht Frankfurt
2.56 | 3.80 | 2.71
Sat 17 Apr, 13:30
VFL Wolfsburg
-
Bayern Munich
3.82 | 3.84 | 2.00
Sat 17 Apr, 13:30
Lokomotiv Moscow
-
FC Rostov
1.92 | 3.49 | 4.34
Sat 17 Apr, 13:30
Marseille
-
Lorient
1.97 | 3.74 | 4.03
Sat 17 Apr, 15:00
Rangers
-
Celtic
Sat 17 Apr, 15:00
Sassuolo
-
Fiorentina
2.50 | 3.12 | 3.30
Sat 17 Apr, 16:00
Chelsea
-
Manchester City
4.94 | 3.61 | 1.79
Sat 17 Apr, 16:30
Bayer Leverkusen
-
FC Koln
1.59 | 4.22 | 6.06
Sat 17 Apr, 16:30
Shakhtar Donetsk
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Dynamo Kyiv
Sat 17 Apr, 16:30
Benfica
-
Gil Vicente
Sat 17 Apr, 17:00
Nacional
-
FC Porto
Sat 17 Apr, 17:00