Tobias Grahn

Hans Roland Tobias Grahn [ tɔbiɑ ː s grɑ ː n] ( born March 5, 1980 in Karlskrona ) is a Swedish football player. The midfielder, who made his debut in the Swedish national team in 2001, the son of two-time World Cup participant Ove Grahn.


Grahn began playing football at Rödeby AIF in his hometown Karlskrona. From there he moved to Östers IF. For the club from Växjö he made his debut in 1997 in the adult population in the Allsvenskan. For the junior national team is interested teams like FC Middlesbrough, but he moved in the spring of 1998 for SC Beira -Mar in the Portuguese Super Liga. There, however, he could not prevail, and returned in the summer of 1999 back to Östers IF.

By the end of the 1999 Grahn ran for the club in the second class Division 1, before he again left Sweden in the fall and moved on to Danish club Lyngby BK in Northern Europe. Here he established himself in the sequence in stem formation. He was able to perform well also play in the Swedish national team. In the country selection he made his debut in January 2001, a 0-0 draw against the Faroese national team when he ran aground on the side of players like Erik Edman, Zlatan Ibrahimović and Christian Wilhelmsson in the National Jersey.

After his club had relegated for economic reasons in the second class first division in the summer of 2001, moved to Norwegian club Vålerenga Grahn IF on. Under coach Kjetil Rekdal he won in 2002 with the club the Norwegian Cup. However, he returned in the summer of 2003 after 18 months in the Oslo club back to Sweden and was hired by Malmö FF. At first he came here on his favorite position in central midfield for use. However, as coach Tom Prahl set it up on the winger, he initiated a lending transaction with the Danish club Aarhus GF. In the trained by his compatriot Sören Åkeby club he knew to convince by scoring eight goals as play until the winter break and 13 more prepared. Despite these successes, the Swedish club decided to give him because of his rebellious attitude, so he signed a three-year contract at Aarhus GF. After two seasons, he moved on loan to Premier League rivals Odense BK. With his new club he made in the UEFA Cup for stir when, among others, the German club Hertha BSC was thrown in the fall of 2006 from the competition. Then the Berlin club reported to be interested in signing the player, but this decided in January 2007 for an offer from Gimnàstic de Tarragona from the Primera División. However, with the club he joined at the end of the season in the Segunda División, where he injured hardly used.

In August 2007, Grahn perceived an offer from Hertha BSC and moved on loan to the German capital. His involvement in the German Bundesliga, however, was not crowned with success, he often sat on the substitutes' bench or ran for the amateur team. Therefore, the club refrained from applying the contractually agreed purchase option.

Since Grahn did not want to play in the Spanish second division, he looked around for a new club. In October it was announced that his contract valid until the summer of 2009 was dissolved. He announced the end of January his return to Denmark. When Randers FC, he signed a three- year contract. By the end of the Super League season 2008/ 09 he was one over long distances to the regulars and played eleven of the remaining 16 games season. The following season, he could convince her and found himself regularly on the bench again. On 12 November 2009 they parted club and player, setting off the contract early on.

To Allsvenskan season 2010 Grahn returned to Sweden. When Erstligaaufsteiger Mjallby AIF, in which he received the back number " 22", he signed early February 2010, a three - year contract. In February 2012 he transferred within the league for Örebro SK, but after a season he went down with the team from the Allsvenskan. As a result, he was initially vertragslos, before the beginning of March 2013 to the end of season the Danish second division Brønshøj BK joined.