Søren Rieks

Søren Rieks (Danish pronunciation: [sɶːɐ̯n̩ ˈʁiːks]; born 7 April 1987) is a Danish footballer who plays as a winger for Malmö FF in Allsvenskan.

Søren Rieks
Personal information
Full name Søren Krucov Rieks
Date of birth (1987-04-07) 7 April 1987
Place of birth Esbjerg, Denmark
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Malmö FF
Number 5
Youth career
1992–2005 Esbjerg fB
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2012 Esbjerg fB 150 (41)
2012–2014 NEC 56 (9)
2014–2017 IFK Göteborg 92 (21)
2018– Malmö FF 53 (19)
National team
2007–2008 Denmark U21 7 (1)
2009–2010 Denmark 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 November 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 April 2017

Club career

Esbjerg fB

From 2005 till 2012 Rieks played at hometown club Esbjerg fB.

NEC

In July 2012 he signed a three-year contract at Dutch side NEC.

IFK Göteborg

On 10 August 2014, Rieks joined Swedish side IFK Göteborg on a three and a half year contract.[1] Having scored 21 goals in 92 appearances, Rieks left the club upon contract expiry at the end of the 2017 Allsvenskan season.

Malmö FF

On 12 January 2018, Rieks signed for reigning Swedish champions Malmö FF on a three-year contract.[2] This marked a rare direct move between IFK Göteborg and Malmö FF, the two historically most successful Swedish clubs.

International career

Rieks was called up for the Danish national team in March 2009 for the two games against Albania and Malta. This was his first call up.[3] Rieks has been called up afterwards, and he had his international début against South Korea on the 14 November 2009, and on 18 November 2009 he had his second international match, where he also scored his first international goal.

Career statistics

Club

As of 11 November 2019[4][5]
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Esbjerg fB 2005–06 100010
2006–07 11000110
2007–08 27700277
2008–09 28512297
2009–10 30620326
2010–11 27620296
2011–12 2417102517
2012–13 2020
Total 15041620015643
NEC 2012–13 28210292
2013–14 28731318
Total 56941006010
IFK Göteborg 2014 12200122
2015 281062403812
2016 2244481349
2017 30544349
Total 9221141012111832
Malmö FF 2018 2610701404710
2019 279201214110
Total 5319902618820
Career total 351903313382422105

International

As of 3 March 2010[6]
National teamYearAppsGoals
Denmark 200921
201010
Total31

International goals

Scores and results lists Denmark's goal tally first.[7]
GoalDateVenueOpponentScoreResultCompetition
1.18 November 2009Atletion, Aarhus, Denmark United States2–13–1Friendly

Honours

Club

Esbjerg fB
IFK Göteborg

Individual

  • Esbjerg fB Player of the year: 2008–09, 2011–12

References

  1. "Søren Rieks klar för IFK" (in Swedish). IFK Göteborg. 9 August 2014. Archived from the original on 13 August 2014. Retrieved 17 August 2014.
  2. "Välkommen till Malmö FF, Sören Rieks!" (in Swedish). Malmö FF. 12 January 2018. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  3. Rieks kaninen i Olsens hat, Bold.dk, 17 17, 2009
  4. "Søren Rieks". Elite Prospects. Retrieved 14 December 2014.
  5. "Søren Rieks". Soccerway. Retrieved 11 November 2019.
  6. "Søren Rieks". Landsholdsdatabasen. Retrieved 14 December 2014.
  7. "Reiks, Søren". National Football Teams. Retrieved 7 April 2017.


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