Ola Toivonen

Born: July 3, 1986 (age 29)

Height: 6'2" (189cm)

Hometown: Degerfors, Sweden
Nationality: Sweden Swedish

Position: Centre-forward
Team: Sunderland (no. 20) on loan from Sweden
Ola Toivonen of Sunderland in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at the Stadium of Light on October 3, 2015 in Sunderland United Kingdom
Career History
Senior2007-2009Malmo
2009-2014PSV Eindhoven
2014-Rennes
→ 2015-Sunderland (loan)
International2007-Sweden
Sports Mole has 102 articles about Ola Toivonen. Articles 1 to 40:
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City picks up an injury during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Southampton at the Etihad Stadium on November 28, 2015
Team News: Sergio Aguero misses out for Manchester City
Sergio Aguero drops out of the starting lineup for Manchester City's Premier League clash with Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium.
Dec 26, 14:02
Ola Toivonen of Sunderland in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at the Stadium of Light on October 3, 2015 in Sunderland United Kingdom
Sunderland's Ola Toivonen rues missed opportunities in Arsenal defeat
Sunderland midfielder Ola Toivonen says that his side could have earned at least a point from their clash against Arsenal had they been more clinical in the final third.
Dec 7, 23:26
Joel Campbell of Arsenal in action during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at White Hart Lane on January 23, 2015 in London, England.
Team News: Joel Campbell returns for Arsenal, Sunderland make three changes
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger makes one change for his side's Premier League clash with Sunderland, as Joel Campbell comes in for the injured Santi Cazorla.
Dec 5, 14:11
Sweden's forward and team captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic (L) celebartes after scoring a goal during the Euro 2016 second leg play-off football match between Denmark and Sweden at Parken stadium in Copenhagen on November 17, 2015
Live Commentary: Denmark 2-2 Sweden - as it happened
Relive the action from Copenhagen as Sweden progressed to Euro 2016 at the expense of their local rivals Denmark with Sports Mole's full text commentary.
Nov 17, 19:14
Southampton's Serbian midfielder Dusan Tadic (2nd R) scores the opening goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Southampton at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, north east England on November 7,
Result: Dusan Tadic penalty gives Southampton win
Dusan Tadic scores from the penalty spot to give Southampton a 1-0 win over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Nov 7, 16:52
Southampton's Japanese defender Maya Yoshida (L) vies with Sunderland's English striker Duncan Watmore during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Southampton at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, north east England on Novembe
Half-Time Report: No goals at Stadium of Light
Sunderland and Southampton share a goalless first half at the Stadium of Light.
Nov 7, 15:47
John O'Shea for Sunderland on October 4, 2014
Team News: John O'Shea absent for Sunderland
John O'Shea misses Sunderland's match against Southampton after suffering a recurrence of a hamstring injury.
Nov 7, 14:15
Steven Fletcher of Sunderland (26) celebrates with Jermain Defoe as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park on November 1, 2015 in Liverpool, England.
Preview: Sunderland vs. Southampton
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Sunderland and Southampton at the Stadium of Light.
Nov 5, 16:57
Lee Cattermole of Sunderland in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Norwich City at Stadium of Light on August 15, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Sunderland's Lee Cattermole out of Southampton clash
A groin injury rules Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole out of Saturday's home encounter against Southampton.
Nov 5, 15:40
Sunderland players celebrate their team's second goal by Billy Jones (obscured) during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at Stadium of Light on October 25, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Preview: Everton vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews the Premier League match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park.
Oct 30, 17:02
Adam Johnson of Sunderland celebrates scoring his team's first goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at Stadium of Light on October 25, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Result: Sunderland claim sixth successive derby win against hapless Newcastle United
Sunderland claim their first Premier League win of the season thanks to a 3-0 thrashing of local rivals Newcastle United in Sunday's clash at the Stadium of Light.
Oct 25, 13:54
Sam Allardyce, manager of Sunderland looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland at The Hawthorns on October 17, 2015
Half-Time Report: Adam Johnson penalty puts Sunderland in front against rivals
A late penalty from Adam Johnson gives Sunderland a 1-0 half-time lead over 10-man rivals Newcastle United.
Oct 25, 12:52
Steve McLaren manager of Newcastle United on the touchline during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Norwich City at St James' Park on October 18, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Team News: Newcastle United unchanged for North-East derby
Newcastle United boss Steve McClaren sticks with the same players that beat Norwich City 6-2 for today's derby clash against Sunderland.
Oct 25, 11:03
West Ham United's English manager Sam Allardyce looks on ahead of the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and West Ham United at St James Park, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, north east England on May 24, 2015
Preview: Sunderland vs. Newcastle United
Sports Mole previews the Wear-Tyne derby between Sunderland and Newcastle United.
Oct 23, 17:02
West Ham United's English manager Sam Allardyce looks on ahead of the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and West Ham United at St James Park, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, north east England on May 24, 2015
Preview: West Bromwich Albion vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland.
Oct 15, 18:56
Dimitri Payet (2nd R) of West Ham United celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland on October 3, 2015
Result: West Ham fight back to deny Sunderland
Sunderland's winless start to the Premier League season is extended to eight games as West Ham United fight back to draw 2-2 at the Stadium of Light.
Oct 3, 17:02
Steven Fletcher (1st R) of Sunderland celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland on October 3, 2015
Half-Time Report: Sunderland on course for first victory
Carl Jenkinson scores in injury time to halve the deficit after Steven Fletcher and Jeremain Lens had given Sunderland a 2-0 lead over West Ham United.
Oct 3, 15:56
A general view of the stadium during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at Stadium of Light on February 21, 2015
Preview: Sunderland vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole previews this Saturday's Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at the Stadium of Light.
Oct 1, 19:10
Memphis Depay (R) of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mate Juan Mata (L) and Wayne Rooney (C) during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 i
Player Ratings: Manchester United 3-0 Sunderland
Sports Mole takes a look at who impressed during the Premier League clash between Manchester United and Sunderland.
Sep 26, 18:08
Juan Mata of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Match Analysis: Manchester United 3-0 Sunderland
Sports Mole analyses the key moments during the match between Manchester United and Sunderland.
Sep 26, 17:33
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Result: Manchester United go top with win over Sunderland
Wayne Rooney scores his first Premier League goal since April as Manchester United leapfrog neighbours Manchester City at the top of the table by beating Sunderland 3-0.
Sep 26, 16:59
Kevin de Bruyne of Manchester City scores their second goal during the Capital One Cup third round match between Sunderland and Manchester City at Stadium of Light on September 22, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Player Ratings: Sunderland 1-4 Manchester City
Sports Mole rates and slates all the players involved in Manchester City's 4-1 drubbing of Sunderland in the third round of the League Cup.
Sep 22, 23:15
Sunderland's Italian goalkeeper Vito Mannone (R) reacts after Manchester City's third goal which was an own goal credited to Mannone after the ball ricocheted off the post to go in off the goalkeeper during the English League Cup third round football matc
Match Analysis: Sunderland 1-4 Manchester City
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Manchester City's 4-1 drubbing of Sunderland in the third round of the League Cup.
Sep 22, 22:34
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City scores the opening goal from the penalty spot during the Capital One Cup third round match between Sunderland and Manchester City at Stadium of Light on September 22, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Result: Manchester City hammer Sunderland
Manchester City cruise past Sunderland in a 4-1 win to book their spot in the fourth round of the League Cup.
Sep 22, 21:36
Kevin de Bruyne of Manchester City scores their second goal during the Capital One Cup third round match between Sunderland and Manchester City at Stadium of Light on September 22, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Half-Time Report: Manchester City cruising against Sunderland
Manchester City race into a 4-0 lead at the break of their League Cup tie against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Sep 22, 20:32
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City scores the opening goal from the penalty spot during the Capital One Cup third round match between Sunderland and Manchester City at Stadium of Light on September 22, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Live Commentary: Sunderland 1-4 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Manchester City's 4-1 win over Sunderland as the Citizens cruise into the fourth round of the League Cup with victory at the Stadium of Light.
Sep 22, 18:45
Ryan Mason celebrates scoring for Spurs against Sunderland on September 13, 2015
Result: Ryan Mason gets Tottenham Hotspur off the mark with first Premier League win
Ryan Mason scores the only goal of the game to earn Tottenham Hotspur a 1-0 win over a winless Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Sep 13, 15:23
Sunderland's Billy Jones tackles Ben Davies of Spurs on September 13, 2015
Half-Time Report: Sunderland, Tottenham Hotspur level at break
Sunderland head into half time level with Tottenham Hotspur despite Jermain Defoe hitting the woodwork in a goalless first half at the Stadium of Light.
Sep 13, 14:17
Fabio Borini of Sunderland celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Capital One Cup Final between Manchester City and Sunderland at Wembley Stadium on March 2, 2014
Team News: Fabio Borini starts for Sunderland
Fabio Borini starts for Sunderland in their match against Tottenham Hotspur after rejoining the club from Liverpool.
Sep 13, 12:35
Rennes' forward Ola Toivonen (R) celebrates after scoring during the French L1 football match between Rennes and Guingamp on April 12, 2015
Ola Toivonen: 'I almost joined Liverpool under Roy Hodgson'
Sunderland striker Ola Toivonen reveals that he was close to signing for Liverpool under Roy Hodgson, and insists that it was an easy decision to join Sunderland.
Sep 7, 09:00
Big Zlatan Ibrahimovic in action during a Sweden training session on September 4, 2015
Zlatan Ibrahimovic picks up injury against Russia
Sweden are dealt a blow after receiving news that Zlatan Ibrahimovic could miss Tuesday's match against group-leaders Austria with a back problem.
Sep 6, 00:26
Rennes' forward Ola Toivonen (R) celebrates after scoring during the French L1 football match between Rennes and Guingamp on April 12, 2015
Ola Toivonen impressed with Sunderland signings
Ola Toivonen says that the quality of players that Sunderland have signed convinced him to join the club.
Aug 31, 09:34
Rennes' forward Ola Toivonen (R) celebrates after scoring during the French L1 football match between Rennes and Guingamp on April 12, 2015
Sunderland's Ola Toivonen elated to make instant impact
Sunderland forward Ola Toivonen admits that he was delighted to make an impact on his debut for the club in their 2-2 draw against Aston Villa.
Aug 30, 22:22
Carlos Sanchez of Aston Villa and Jack Rodwell of Sunderland compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Sunderland at Villa Park on August 29, 2015
Match Analysis: Aston Villa 2-2 Sunderland
Sports Mole's analysis of Aston Villa's 2-2 draw with Sunderland at Villa Park.
Aug 29, 17:39
New signing Adama Traore of Aston Villa is presented to Villa Park ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester United on August 14, 2015
Team News: Adama Traore absent for Aston Villa, Ola Toivonen starts on Sunderland bench
Adama Traore is absent for Aston Villa's match against Sunderland this afternoon with an ankle injury, while newcomer Ola Toivonen starts on the bench for the visitors.
Aug 29, 14:33
Dick Advocaat watches his Sunderland side take on Norwich on August 15, 2015
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat: 'Lack of investment understandable'
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat says that he understands why club owner Ellis Short is reluctant to hand over transfer funds.
Aug 28, 15:15
Jonathan De Guzman of Napoli celebrates after scoring goal 1-0 during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 football match against Trabzonspor on February 26, 2015
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat: 'Jonathan de Guzman deal is off'
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat reveals that the club will not be signing Napoli midfielder Jonathan de Guzman on loan.
Aug 28, 13:32
Rennes' forward Ola Toivonen (R) celebrates after scoring during the French L1 football match between Rennes and Guingamp on April 12, 2015
Sunderland sign Ola Toivonen on loan
Swedish midfielder Ola Toivonen joins Sunderland on a season-long loan from French Ligue 1 side Rennes.
Aug 28, 10:50
Rennes' forward Ola Toivonen (R) celebrates after scoring during the French L1 football match between Rennes and Guingamp on April 12, 2015
Report: Sunderland close to Ola Toivonen signing
Sunderland are reportedly close to completing a deal to sign Rennes striker Ola Toivonen.
Aug 28, 02:38
Rennes' forward Ola Toivonen (R) celebrates after scoring during the French L1 football match between Rennes and Guingamp on April 12, 2015
Sunderland 'plotting swoop for Rennes midfielder Ola Toivonen'
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat is reportedly keen to reunite with Rennes midfielder Ola Toivonen.
Jul 29, 23:56
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