Exeter City allow Bergqvist to leave for Sweden

09:22 13 February 2014

Football generic picture

Football generic picture

Archant

Exeter City have allowed Doug Bergqvist to leave the club on a free transfer in order to sign for Swedish club Östersunds FK on a two-year contract.

Bergqvist – who grew up in Sweden until the age of 10 – joined the Grecians during the summer and this season had featured on loan for Welling United in the Skrill Premier, who also covered the cost of his wages. Despite picking up an injury in September, the defender made 20 appearances for the Wings and twice found the net. He has now been recalled from Park View Road in order to facilitate his move to Sweden.

Exeter City manager Paul Tisdale said: “It is with great reluctance that we have allowed Doug to leave the club, but in our current circumstances we are not in a position to guarantee that we would be able to offer him a suitable contract beyond the current season. Therefore it would be difficult to stand in the way of this new opportunity for Dougie and we wish him well at his new club. We are also grateful to him for all the hard work and commitment he has shown when he has trained with us, and to Welling United for giving him the opportunity to play regular competitive football.”

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

13:09
Football generic picture

West Hill Wasps Under-15s produced a stunning second half show to defeat Brixington Blues 7-1 when the side’s met in the Exeter and District Youth League.

Read more
Fri, 12:05
Football generic picture

Beer Reserves continued their good run with a comfortable 3-1 victory over Langdon second team at the Furzebrake, writes Richard Honnor.

Read more
Fri, 12:03

Sidmouth Under-8s rugby team were in top form when they took part in the three-club meeting with sides from Withycombe and Exmouth, writes Steve Birley.

Read more
Fri, 12:02

Sidmouth Under-15s were worthy 31-0 winners when they travelled to Honiton for a Plate Trophy fixture, writes Chris Woodruff.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 8°C

Most Read Sport

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition today E-edition

Devon's trusted business finder