John Eriksson (footballer) is confirmed dead at the age of 91.
John was best known as a Swedish footballer (Djurgården).
John Rune "Jompa" Eriksson (12 March 1929 – 24 March 2020) is a Swedish former footballer and manager.
1 Playing career
2 Management career
Eriksson made his senior team debut for Värtans IK in 1948.
Eriksson moved to Djurgården and made his debut in a 3–1 win against GAIS on 29 July 1951. With Djurgården, he won the Allsvenskan in 1954–55 and 1959.
He made his international debut in the 1948–51 Nordic Football Championship match against Finland national football team. In total, he made ten appearances and scored nine goals.
After his Djurgården years, Eriksson became playing manager for Vällingby AIK. Later, he was manager for IF Brommapojkarna.
Allsvenskan (2): 1954–55, 1959
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