John Eriksson (footballer) is confirmed dead at the age of 91.
John was best known as a Swedish footballer (DjurgÄrden).
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John Eriksson
Personal information
Full nameJohn Rune Eriksson
Date of birth(1929-03-12)12 March 1929
Place of birthStockholm, Sweden
Date of death24 March 2020(2020-03-24) (aged 91)
Playing position(s)Forward
Youth career
VĂ€rtans IK
Senior career*
1948–1950VĂ€rtans IK
1951–1960DjurgĂ„rdens IF120(69)
VĂ€llingby AIK
National team
1951–1955Sweden [1]10(9)
1955Sweden B[2]1(1)
Teams managed
1961Ängby SK
VĂ€llingby AIK (playing manager)
1967–1968IF Brommapojkarna
1969–1971IF Brommapojkarna (youth coach)
1972Ängby IF
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
John Rune "Jompa" Eriksson (12 March 1929 – 24 March 2020) is a Swedish former footballer and manager.
1 Playing career
1.1 Club
1.2 International
2 Management career
3 Honours
3.1 Club
4 References
Playing career
Eriksson made his senior team debut for VĂ€rtans IK in 1948.
Eriksson moved to DjurgĂ„rden and made his debut in a 3–1 win against GAIS on 29 July 1951. With DjurgĂ„rden, 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.
Management career
After his DjurgÄrden years, Eriksson became playing manager for VÀllingby AIK. Later, he was manager for IF Brommapojkarna.
DjurgÄrdens IF
Allsvenskan (2): 1954–55, 1959
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