Peter Nils-Gösta Larsson.
Date of birth
8 March 1961
Place of birth
1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
IF Hallby 86
Halmstads BK 44
IFK Göteborg 86
AFC Ajax 58
Sweden [1 ] 47
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Peter Nils-Gösta Larsson (born 8 March 1961 in Nässjö) is a former Swedish football central defender.
Larsson began his career in
IF Hallby in Jönköping 1971–81. Later he played for Halmstads BK in Allsvenskan, after that he had a successful career at IFK Göteborg, where he won the Allsvenskan title three times, and also won the UEFA Cup in 1987. He turned professional with AFC Ajax 1987–91. After that he played for AIK and became Swedish champion again in 1992.
Larsson made 47 appearances for the
Sweden national football team and scored four goals. He was a part of the squad for the 1990 FIFA World Cup.
In 2001, Larsson became assistant coach for AIK in Allsvenskan, working under his former national team coach
Olle Nordin, and when Nordin left the coach job due to illness shortly before the 2002 season, Larsson became head coach. His career however became short - after seven games with only one win, Larsson decided to quit. Ha hasn't returned to high level football thereafter.
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