Joel Ekstrand

Born: February 4, 1989 (age 28)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Lund, Sweden
Nationality: Sweden Swedish

Position: Defender
Career History
Senior2011-2013Udinese
→ 2012-2013Watford (loan)
2013-2016Watford
2016-2017Bristol City
2017Rotherham United
International2010-2014Sweden
Sports Mole has 83 articles about Joel Ekstrand. Articles 1 to 40:
A general view of the New York Stadium following the pre season friendly match between Rotherham United and Huddersfield Town at The New York Stadium on July 20, 2013
Rotherham United sign Joel Ekstrand on free transfer
Joel Ekstrand joins Rotherham United on a free transfer after leaving Bristol City.
Feb 2, 20:26
Steven Berghuis of Watford in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and West Bromwich Albion on August 15, 2015
Steven Berghuis leaves Watford to join Feyenoord on season-long loan
Watford winger Steven Berghuis leaves Vicarage Road to join Feyenoord on loan for the upcoming season.
Aug 1, 15:06
West Bromwich Albion's Welsh Head Coach Tony Pulis gestures from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, north west England, on November 7, 20
Preview: West Bromwich Albion vs. Watford
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between West Bromwich Albion and Watford at The Hawthorns.
Apr 15, 13:49
Ross Barkley of Everton celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park on August 8, 2015
Preview: Watford vs. Everton
Sports Mole previews this Saturday's Premier League match between Watford and Everton at Vicarage Road.
Apr 8, 13:35
Gabriel tackles Troy Deeney hard during the FA Cup game between Arsenal and Watford on March 13, 2016
Preview: Arsenal vs. Watford
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at the Emirates as the Gunners look to gain revenge for their recent FA Cup exit.
Mar 31, 16:02
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal and Troy Deeney of Watford compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road on October 17, 2015 in Watford, England.
Preview: Arsenal vs. Watford
Sports Mole looks ahead to Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final between holders Arsenal and Watford at the Emirates Stadium.
Mar 11, 14:35
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City scores his team's second goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Watford at The King Power Stadium on November 7, 2015 in Leicester, England.
Preview: Watford vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's evening Premier League kickoff as Watford host leaders Leicester City at Vicarage Road.
Mar 3, 15:37
Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores hugs Odion Ighalo after the 3-0 win over Liverpool on December 20, 2015
Preview: Watford vs. Leeds United
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday afternoon's FA Cup fifth-round tie between Watford and Leeds United.
Feb 19, 13:39
Crystal Palaces English manager Alan Pardew awaits kick off in the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and West Bromwich Albion at Selhurst Park in south London on October 3, 2015
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Watford
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Premier League clash between Crystal Palace and Watford at Selhurst Park.
Feb 11, 16:34
Troy Deeney of Watford celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Watford at Villa Park on November 28, 2015
Preview: Watford vs. Norwich City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League match between Watford and Norwich City at Vicarage Road.
Dec 4, 16:15
Remi Garde, Manager of Aston Villa gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park on November 8, 2015 in Birmingham, England.
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Watford
Sports Mole previews the Premier League action as bottom-placed Aston Villa welcome the visit of Watford to Villa Park.
Nov 26, 16:58
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Leicester City at The Hawthorns on October 31, 2015
Preview: Leicester City vs. Watford
Sports Mole previews the Premier League match between Leicester City and Watford at the King Power Stadium.
Nov 5, 17:57
Mauro Zarate (2nd L) of West Ham United celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Chelsea at Boleyn Ground on October 24, 2015
Preview: Watford vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole previews the Premier League match between Watford and West Ham United at Vicarage Road.
Oct 29, 17:58
Bojan Krkic of Stoke in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on October 3, 2015 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Preview: Stoke City vs. Watford
Sports Mole previews the Premier League action as hosts Stoke City welcome travelling Watford to the Britannia Stadium in Staffordshire.
Oct 22, 15:35
Theo Walcott of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal at The King Power Stadium on September 26, 2015 in Leicester, United Kingdom.
Team News: Theo Walcott, Alexis Sanchez start for Arsenal's visit to Watford
Theo Walcott, Alexis Sanchez and Laurent Koscielny all start for Arsenal's visit to Watford.
Oct 17, 16:35
Eddie Howe Manager of Bournemouth looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Sunderland at Vitality Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Watford
Sports Mole previews the looming Premier League action between Bournemouth and Watford at Dean Court.
Oct 1, 17:57
Alan Pardew manager of Crystal Palace gives instructions as Mauricio Pochettino manager of Tottenham Hotspur looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace at White Hart Lane on September 20, 2015
Preview: Watford vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Crystal Palace's tricky trip to London rivals Watford as the Eagles swoop for a first victory in three games.
Sep 26, 02:47
Craig Cathcart of Watford celebrates scoring the first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Birmingham City at Vicarage Road on April 18, 2015
End-of-season report: Watford
Sports Mole remembers a season packed with drama for Watford, both on and off the pitch, as they achieved promotion to the Premier League.
Jun 23, 16:28
Watford manager Slavisa Jokanovic during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Millwall at Vicarage Road on November 01, 2014
Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Watford
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's early kickoff in the Championship as Brighton & Hove Albion host leaders Watford at the Amex Stadium.
Apr 23, 17:50
Matthew Connolly of Watford celebrates scoring their second goal with Odion Ighalo of Watford (R) during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Watford at City Ground on April 15, 2015
Preview: Watford vs. Birmingham City
Sports Mole previews the Championship fixture at Vicarage Road between Watford and Birmingham City.
Apr 16, 18:36
Watford manager Slavisa Jokanovic during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Millwall at Vicarage Road on November 01, 2014
Preview: Nottingham Forest vs. Watford
Sports Mole previews Watford's trip to the City Ground to face Nottingham Forest.
Apr 13, 17:07
Matej Vydra of Watford scores the teams first goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Millwall at Vicarage Road on November 01, 2014
Preview: Millwall vs. Watford
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship clash between relegation-threatened Millwall and title-chasing Watford as third from bottom meets third from top.
Apr 9, 18:23
Fernando Forestieri of Watford holds off the challenge of Jonathan Woodgate of Middlesbrough during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Middlesbrough at Vicarage Road on February 15, 2014
Preview: Watford vs. Middlesbrough
Sports Mole casts its eye forward to preview Easter Monday's big Championship match between promotion-chasing duo Watford and Middlesbrough.
Apr 4, 19:20
Ryan Shotton for Derby County on November 22, 2014
Team News: Two changes for Derby County, Watford
Derby County and Watford each make two changes to their starting lineup for their Championship match at the iPro Stadium.
Apr 3, 19:19
Derby County's English manager Steve McClaren stands on the sideline during the English Championship Play Off final football match between Derby County and Queens Park Rangers at Wembley Stadium in London on May 24, 2014
Preview: Derby County vs. Watford
Sports Mole previews the crucial Championship encounter between Derby County and Watford.
Apr 1, 19:24
Watford manager Slavisa Jokanovic during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Millwall at Vicarage Road on November 01, 2014
Result: Richard Chaplow nets dramatic late winner for Ipswich Town at Watford
Ipswich Town score deep into stoppage time to steal all three points from their Championship clash with promotion rivals Watford at Vicarage Road.
Mar 21, 16:59
Watford manager Slavisa Jokanovic during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Millwall at Vicarage Road on November 01, 2014
Half-Time Report: Ipswich Town holding Watford at Vicarage Road
Joel Ekstrand suffers a suspected broken leg as Watford and Ipswich Town head into the interval goalless.
Mar 21, 15:53
Troy Deeney of Watford celebrates scoring the first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Fulham at Vicarage Road on March 3, 2015
Result: Watford top after beating Wigan Athletic
Troy Deeney scores twice as Watford beat Wigan Athletic 2-0 and move to the top of the Championship.
Mar 17, 21:41
Odion Ighalo of Watford (24) celebrates with Troy Deeney (9) and Almen Abdi (22) as he scores their first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Rotherham United at Vicarage Road on February 24, 2015
Team News: Three changes for Watford, nine for Reading
Watford make three changes ahead of their Championship clash against Reading at Vicarage Road, while the Royals overhaul nearly their whole starting XI.
Mar 14, 14:49
James Henry in action for Wolves on October 1, 2014
Team News: Wolverhampton Wanderers make two changes for Watford clash
James Henry and Jack Price come into the Wolves side for their clash with Championship playoff rivals Watford as Kenny Jackett shuffles his pack.
Mar 7, 14:18
Gabriele Angella of Watford celebrates his first half goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Watford at City Ground on January 30, 2014
Team News: Marcos Motta makes Watford debut against Fulham
New signing Marcos Motta starts for Watford in their home match with Fulham.
Mar 3, 19:19
Odion Ighalo of Watford (24) celebrates with Troy Deeney (9) and Almen Abdi (22) as he scores their first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Rotherham United at Vicarage Road on February 24, 2015
Preview: Watford vs. Fulham
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Championship clash between Watford and Fulham.
Mar 2, 14:56
Troy Deeney of Watford celebrates with team mates as he scores their second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Rotherham United at Vicarage Road on February 24, 2015
Result: Odion Ighalo inspires Watford to Rotherham United victory
Odion Ighalo scores twice as Watford see off Rotherham United 3-0 at Vicarage Road to remain inside the Championship playoff zone.
Feb 24, 21:43
Odion Ighalo of Watford (24) celebrates with Troy Deeney (9) and Almen Abdi (22) as he scores their first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Rotherham United at Vicarage Road on February 24, 2015
Half-Time Report: Watford hold slender lead over Rotherham United
Relegation-threatened Rotherham United trail promotion-chasing Watford 1-0 at half time in this evening's clash at Vicarage Road.
Feb 24, 20:37
Troy Deeney of Watford celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Blackburn Rovers at Vicarage Road on March 25, 2014
Result: Watford defeat Bolton Wanderers in seven-goal thriller
Troy Deeney scores in the 90th minute to hand Watford a remarkable 4-3 victory over Bolton Wanderers in their Championship clash at the Macron Stadium.
Feb 14, 16:57
Zach Clough (C) of Bolton scores the opening goal during the FA Cup Third Round match between Bolton Wanderers and Wigan Athletic at the Macron Stadium on January 3, 2015
Team News: Zach Clough replaces Eidur Gudjohnsen for Bolton Wanderers
Bolton Wanderers boss Neil Lennon makes one change to his team as Zach Clough replaces Eidur Gudjohnsen for his side's Championship clash against Watford.
Feb 14, 14:50
Bolton Wanderers Manager Neil Lennon walks onto the pitch at the start of the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Bolton Wanderers at St Andrews (stadium) on October 18, 2014
Live Commentary: Bolton Wanderers 3-4 Watford - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's text coverage one of the games of the season in the Championship as Watford score in the 90th minute to beat Bolton Wanderers 4-3.
Feb 14, 14:30
Watford manager Slavisa Jokanovic during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Millwall at Vicarage Road on November 01, 2014
Mid-season report: Watford
Sports Mole takes a look at how Watford have fared during the opening half of a season that has already seen them use four different managers.
Jan 8, 16:30
Watford manager Slavisa Jokanovic during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Millwall at Vicarage Road on November 01, 2014
Preview: Cardiff City vs. Watford
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Championship clash between Cardiff and Watford as the Hornets look to end 2014 in the playoff positions.
Dec 27, 19:22
Seko Fofana of Manchester City during the Barclays U21 Premier League match between Manchester City U21 and Chelsea U21 at Etihad Stadium on May 1, 2014
Team News: Seko Fofana handed full Fulham debut
Manchester City loanee Seko Fofana makes his first start for Fulham in their Championship clash against Watford.
Dec 5, 19:31



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