Åke Andersson (ice hockey)

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Åke Andersson
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Personal information
Born 8 June 1918
Stockholm, Sweden
Died 11 May 1982 (aged 63)
Södertälje, Sweden
Sport
Sport Ice hockey
Club Hammarby IF (1932–57)

Åke Gustav "Plutten" Andersson (8 June 1918 – 11 May 1982) was a Swedish ice hockey, bandy and association football player and football manager. He represented his country at the 1948 and 1952 Winter Olympics, finishing fourth in 1948 and winning a bronze medal in 1952. He was the captain of the Swedish national team from 1945 until his retirement in 1954.[1]

Andersson managed Hammarby Fotboll in 1951.[2] He won six Swedish ice hockey titles with Hammarby IF (1936, 1937, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1951), starting as a forward and the leading goalscorer of the 1936 championships, and then changing to defenseman in the 1940s.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Åke Andersson Biography". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 20 December 2010. 
  2. ^ HammarFotboll. "Hammarbyfotboll.se". hammarbyfotboll.se.