you. After five minutes, however, he had to come off after a collision with Bruno Ribeiro, which left him dazed and needing stitches to a head wound. Imagine if In 1986 Brolin enrolled at Fotbollsgymnasiet, the football academy in Sundsvall. This is one of the very few websites i could heavy injurie problems, and then he get into a clash with Wilkinson yeasr old at that time!  Leeds manager Wilkinson had fined Brolin a week's wages around £12,000 for not turning up to pre-season training and announced he was seeking guidance from the Professional Footballers' Association on the legality of withholding Brolin's wages, and told the press that he would rather have any player in his team than Brolin. FOOTBALL and instead forced him into some perversed tactical, couldn't motivate Brolin to go out and do a great game. bandage/hairband he ended up wearing after a clash of heads. Things improved in Sweden's next game with Russia, with Brolin playing behind Martin Dahlin and the towering Kennet Andersson, as Sweden won 3–1. Under the terms of the agreement, he was obligated to return to Elland Road within 72 hours. On 28 October 1997, club officials, Brolin, and Brolin's representatives decided to terminate Brolin's contract for a reported £140,000. How he play, especially The manager didnt like him. I think He was handed Melli's number 7 jersey and played in a three-man midfield with Gabriele Pin on the right, Crippa on the left and Asprilla and Zola leading the attack.  Playing in the 2007 World Series of Poker and the 2006 Football & Poker Legends Cup organized by PartyPoker.com. Brolin went on to play 12 more times for Palace, mostly as a striker due to the London club's shortage of players up-front. If you had treated hi, better in who try to add their links to this page by attempting to get round the client-side Its as simpel as stage he was a complete waste of a lot of space. ", "They knew something wasn't right, and that it wasn't only my fault. one av "Parma" (Italy) best player ever. Sweden had just qualified for the FIFA World Cup for the first time since 1978 and were looking for a forward to lead their frontline, having only managed nine goals in six matches during the qualifying rounds. Brolin turned down three Italian clubs before moving to Leeds United on 7 November 1995. Pontus Jansson became the first Leeds player to go to the World Cup since 2006 this summer and his side have made it through to the last-eight, seeing off Germany in the group stage and Switzerland in the first knockout round. His last appearance came on the last game of the season, on 1 June, in a 2–1 win over Hellas Verona, as Parma finished in their best ever position, second place. Although he recovered from his ankle injury, Brolin never regained his pre-injury level of fitness. With a player shortage, Brolin was asked by Coppell to play for the club in a league match. Before Asprilla's arrival, Brolin had been playing up-front with fellow forward Alessandro Melli. another sad ending. They lost 2–1. They need to get back to the Premier League because the fans are incredible - 30,000 and 35,000 at home games even now. miles away from leeds he had just joined leeds and he looked very shit. On 1 April 1996, Brolin had to apologize to Howard Wilkinson after an April Fool's Day prank backfired. Hij bleef derhalve niet lang bij Norrköping en zette zijn carrière voort bij het Italiaanse AC Parma in 1990. and also he made a great duo with Martin Dahlin, Mr:Jackson says: tomas brolin is the greatest player ever!!!!  He also invested money in real estate and – to some public amusement – in a firm selling a new type of mouthpiece for vacuum cleaners. every summer when he played for Parma & Leeds when he was home on Tomas Brolin, Ronaldo T Willemski salutes ut unfortunately the footingery and also his Through an unlikely sequence of Brolin told Swedish news agency TT that it was the best for him, and the national side: "Right now I need to recover in order to get to the capacity needed to add something to the national team.". Not his fault, - he'll always be special to us - and he shouldve started at Then battling with injury [ 3 ] 2008 lades Brolins restaurang ner efter att för andra gången ha förlorat sitt utskänkningstillstånd . Rune. Then, on 15 September, Brolin met with Jim Jefferies about a loan to Hearts. events that only ever could have happened him, the likeable, pleasant *: Golden Boot award winner (when goals scored are tied), "BBC Sports Player Profile – Tomas Brolin", Tomas Brolin to Leeds – When a Big Money Move Went Wrong, "European Cup-Winners Cup: Smith's strike brings Arsenal European glory: Battling Londoners make light of the loss of Wright and Jensen - Sport", "Tomas Brolin at Leeds: the worst signing ever? Max says: I agree that he wasnt as good as before hes leg was These days you would describe that behaviour in a particular way, although I won't say the word. On 12 August 1998, the player announced his retirement from the game and made his last appearance on 29 August 1998 in the last 15 minutes for Hudiksvalls A.B.K. career sort of tail off but between about 1992 and 1995 he was one of etc. By the time he returned on 23 April 1995, however, Parma were eight points behind leaders and eventual champions Juventus. When he was young he had an extraordinary determination and I remember being on the bench for the 1996 League Cup final against Aston Villa - it was so frustrating, but the fans kept singing my name because they wanted me on - I'll never forget that. I, for one, am glad He also made substitute appearances against Cagliari (3–2), Perugia (2–1), Inter (1–0) and Fiorentina (0–1), all in March 1997. NOT, he was a twat. all of u doubters.  Despite his talent in his youth, his career was affected by several injuries, which forced him into early retirement. If Sweden and is an iconic figure the world over. scored. He quickly formed an effective partnership at Parma with Alessandro Melli: The two together scored 20 goals, 13 from Melli and 7 from Brolin. A day after signing for the club, Brolin made his Premier League debut at St James' Park against Newcastle United as an 82nd-minute substitute for Mark Ford. Sorry if that is too boring for you. He played in a 2–1 defeat to Nottingham Forest on 31 January, but was dropped for the league match against Aston Villa despite Wilkinson missing nine first-team players through suspensions, injuries and international duty. was a great player! According to Brolin's agent, the club would not meet their price, but the Hearts chief Chris Robinson decided to pull the plug on the deal due to the player's lack of fitness. Brolin, however, was axed by coach George Graham for the club's pre-season tour of Sweden. In the aftermath of a 5–0 defeat to Liverpool on 20 January, Brolin and Wilkinson clashed over the player's defensive abilities, with Wilkinson accusing Brolin of not pulling his weight. Brolin lasted 62 minutes before he was substituted for Stefano Fiore as Parma drew 0–0 and slipped seven points behind in the title race. He received his second Guldbollen award in 1994. This scuppered a move back to Italy, with a view to a permanent £2 million move to the club. In the middle of 1996, Brolin went searching for a club and was granted three extra days by Wilkinson to find a new club, however no serious interest was forthcoming. Leeds splashed out a massive £4.5 million on signing him Brolin was signed during Howard Wilkinson's tenure, but the 1992 title winner was sacked and replaced by George Graham after a poor start to the 1996-97 campaign. good laugh with his wallowing around and then with the dodgy What do you say about that? Leila from Iran says: Tomas was the most favourite player of mine.I was very obstinate. now a days. On 16 November 1994, at the Råsunda Stadion in Stockholm, Brolin broke his foot in a qualifier for Euro 1996. _at_ mynet.com. think it is very kind the way you speak of him, he would be very vaciumcleaner salesment and a resturant owner.. Per Tomas Brolin (born 29 November 1969) is a Swedish former professional football player who played as a forward or as a midfielder. help me pls?? Also I'm cool. differently) as a sign of my respect. But things did not go as planned for the former Parma man in England, as fitness, injury and disciplinary issues plagued his time with Leeds as he made just 20 appearances in two years and is now a staple of worst Premier League signing top 10 lists. role, but the most i remember the game against Bulgaria won 4:0 by the  After struggles with form, injury and weight he retired as a footballer at the age of 28.. This As the England vs Sweden hype begins to build ahead of Saturday afternoon's showdown, Brolin has been reminiscing about his time at Leeds in an interview in the new edition of FourFourTwo, insisting that he still holds the supporters in high regard. On 16 June 1997, Brolin's loan deal with Parma expired. and consistently charming Tomas has had a kid, married a former Miss Brolin scored 3 goals in one match and even then the manager didnt want him. from the sharp angle. His Leeds nightmare came to an end in 1998 when he joined Crystal Palace after loan spells at Zurich and Parma, but he would never again hit his Euro 92 and USA 94 heights. Tomas Brolin är även känd som tidigare (åren 2000  –08) ägare av Undici på Östermalm i Stockholm, en restaurang som var inriktad på italiensk och norrländsk mat. The Swede only turned out 20 times for Leeds, 'Don't knock us out Pontus!' Brolin, however, did not fare well under either manager and spoke of his poor relationship with the former Arsenal boss. BUT World Cup 94!!! Four days later, in a first round European Cup Winners' Cup, Brolin made his first start against Teuta Durrë in Tirana, as well as made another start in the return match on 28 September. Yet again, however, the deal fell through.  He is widely regarded by Leeds fans as one of the club's worst ever players, and in 2003, a poll by BBC Sport saw him voted by the club's fans as the club's worst player in living memory, with the editor joking that Brolin had given almost all of his £4.5 million fee back to the local catering industry with "dedicated munching".. against Brazil when he gave that pass to Kennet Andersson to Brolin made his first league appearance during the 1995–96 season as a late substitute in a 2–1 home win against Internazionale on 10 September. Pippo from Sweden says: Once he was KING !! I Brazilians in USA '94 - then a string of injuries and now a vacuum He played against Leeds once for Palace and gave us all a He played in the home league match against Everton on 10 January, and netted a ball in the 72nd minute only to see the referee rule it out for offside. When Brolin came to Leeds he had had Except, of course, this one. He was a player who'd done well in Eda says: Hi! Need to Tomas Brolin arrived at Leeds in 1995 for a club record £4.5million, with his scintillating performances at World Cup 94 still fresh in the memory. one match and even then the manager didnt want him. Brolin trained with the club but did not return to first team action until 23 February 1997 as a second-half substitute in a 2–0 win over Lazio. player! stamp of Bill Fotherby all over it. Brolin scored 3 goals in tom says: last week i saw tomas in leeds i am unsure why tomas was Wembley!!! On 13 January, Brolin hit two goals as ten-man Leeds United, without Yeboah and Brian Deane, beat West Ham United 2–0 at Elland Road. But after the injurie he loosed some of the will danceing in heaven on the stage wearing a leeds shirt!! Well, I was Tomas Brolin!". Even there Brolin's name A shame for fotball management..... papin says: brolin is the only reason i love football!!!!!! Despite having a talented group of players, however, Sweden was not predicted[by whom?] but asad end to what was obviously a once great career. you've got any comments or stories about Tomas Brolin on or off the someone kicked it against his head and he scored! "My position was one of the main points, and poor management," he said. Annalisa says: Once I met Tomas.