Jonas Sandqvist

Jonas Sandqvist (born 6 May 1981) is a Swedish football player. The goalkeeper, who was in his career in Sweden, Norway, Greece and Iceland under contract, debuted in 2005 in the Swedish national team.


Sandqvist began playing football at Borlunda AIF. In 1997, the keeper went to the third division Lunds BK, where, however, he remained only one year. From 1998, he was then the second division Landskrona BoIS under contract. In 2002 he went to the club on in the Allsvenskan and has established itself in the 2004 as a goalkeeper in the Premier League. The result was an invitation to the Swedish national team before the start of the following season. Was he in the first race against the country selection in 2005 nor the replacement of Eddie Gustafsson, he came on 27 January 2005 to his only previous use in the jersey of the national team. In the 0-0 draw against Mexico, he was able to maintain his goal purely by strong reflections.

After a convincing performance in the 2005, he was engaged by Malmö FF. At first he was only intended as a substitute of the former international goalkeeper Mattias Asper, but was able to displace during the season of 2006, so that it moved to Viking FK Norway him. In the 2007 season he was in all 26 games between the posts of the traditional club, according to some worse games in the following season, he was temporarily replaced by Dušan Melichárek. Ultimately, he fought his way before the 2009 back to the starting place between the posts after it but could not agree on an extension of the end of the season expiring contract with the club, he decided to leave the club and was replaced by Johan Dahlin from FC Lyn Oslo replaced.

In December of that year he moved to Greece Atromitos Athens in the Super League. When promoted, he signed a contract with two and a half year term. Although he received the back number "1" behind Chrisostomos Michailidis, however it remained only the role of spare man at the first division. Beginning of December 2010 the club undertook the Franco- kamerunerischen goalkeeper Charles Itandje, after which the contract was terminated with Sandqvist.

Sandqvist moved to Norway, where he end of March Aalesunds FK joined in the Tippeligaen and signed a contract until the end of the 2011. There he was behind Sten Grytebust only substitute and remained throughout the course of the season without bet in the highest Norwegian league, only for the second representation of the club he ran on. Without his involvement, the club won the National Cup in the autumn. A short time later, he returned to his homeland and joined at Örebro SK. As the successor of John migrated to Gothenburg Alvbåge traded, he was also the season opener against Åtvidabergs FF target. After the 3:4 defeat he admitted directly to the court in favor of the Canadian Tomer Chencinski, but returned after a series of poor performances of the competitors and several defeats back on 10 Matchday between the posts. However, the season of 2012 was still unsuccessful and in summer coach Sixten Boström was relieved of his duties and replaced by Per- Ola Ljung. As manifested a few games before the season's end of the descent, presented Ljung again Chencinski a promising player for the second division into the goal. A few days after the season thus became known that ÖSK Manager Magnus Sköldmark would look together with the agent of the player, despite the current contract for a new club. Ultimately, the club was initially unsuccessful search, however, both sides end April 2013 agreed on a resolution of the existing contract.

In March 2014 Sandqvist found with the Icelandic club Keflavík ÍF a new club.