Andreas Granqvist's devotion to his second-division club has made him a hero in Sweden, even with reported interest from Manchester United.
Bakircioglu eclipsed his goal with an even better celebration that involved skilfully catching a beer hurled from the stands and taking a swig.
Former MLS goalkeeper Josh Wicks tested positive for cocaine after a game for his Swedish club Sirius this month.
Watford are in talks to sign IFK Goteborg goalkeeper Pontus Dahlberg, sources close to the Hornets have told ESPN FC.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic helped his native club Malmo celebrate their 20th Swedish league title by presenting the trophy on Sunday.
Former Arsenal defender Jernade Meade is a target for Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact, sources close to the player have told ESPN FC.
Bayern Munich have announced the signing of 16-year-old Sweden youth international Alex Timossi Andersson from Helsingborg IF.
Former Premier League player Dickson Etuhu has been questioned by police in Sweden about a conspiracy to fix a Swedish game, according to reports.
U.S. international midfielder Mix Diskerud is in talks to have his loan to Swedish side IFK Goteborg extended through the end of 2017, a source said.
West Ham United completed the signing of Halmstads BK youngster Sead Haksabanovic on Monday.
West Ham United are closing in on the signing of Halmstads BK starlet Sead Haksabanovic, sources close to the Hammers have told ESPN FC.
Orlando City continued its playoff push by signing Peru international Yoshimar Yotun as a designated player on Thursday.
Victor Lindelof made his first-team debut in senior football as a 16-year-old in the Swedish third tier with Vasteras SK. Now he's at Man United.
Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong has told ESPN FC: "Not qualifying for the Champions League is a big miss but I think Arsenal needed that."
Former Arsenal and Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong tells ESPN FC he is just happy to be fit and playing again as he rebuilds his career in Sweden.
A top-tier league game in Sweden postponed last week due to match-fixing attempts will be played in August.
A statement from the SvFF said the decision had been taken after it emerged that an AIK player had been offered money to underperform in fixture.
Olsson, 34, would have been out of contract in the summer, but has reached a mutual agreement with Albion to terminate remaining months of his deal.
Asked whether he had other options with another U.S. club, Diskerud said only: "Yes and no."
U.S. international Mix Diskerud has sealed a loan to Swedish side IFK Goteborg following his tumultuous exit from New York City FC.
U.S. international Mix Diskerud is close to securing a loan to Swedish side IFK Goteborg, an MLS source told ESPN FC.
Isak became the youngest player to ever score for Sweden when he struck in the 6-0 win against Slovakia on Jan. 12.
Borussia Dortmund have made a late move for AIK's Alexander Isak and the player could now pick BVB over Real Madrid.
Reported Real Madrid target Alexander Isak has said he is a big fan of La Liga and that Barcelona star Lionel Messi is among his favourite players.
Minnesota United are in pursuit of Finland international and BK Hacken midfielder Rasmus Schuller, multiple league sources confirmed to ESPN FC.