Erik Holmberg (footballer)

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Erik Holmberg
Personal information
Full name Erik Holmberg
Date of birth (1922-05-23)23 May 1922
Place of birth Fredrikstad, Norway
Date of death 18 September 1998(1998-09-18) (aged 76)
Place of death Fredrikstad, Norway
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1945-56 Fredrikstad
National team
1946-53 Norway 27 (0)
Teams managed
1956-57 Fredrikstad
1962 Fredrikstad
1965 Fredrikstad
1966-68 Østsiden
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Erik Holmberg (23 May 1922 – 18 September 1998) was a Norwegian international football defender. He played his entire career at Fredrikstad FK, and won the Norwegian Cup in 1950 and the Hovedserien four times (in 1948–49, 1950–51, 1951–52 and 1953–54).[1] He was capped 27 times for Norway,[2] and participated at the Helsinki Olympics in 1952.[3] After his retirement he was the head coach of Fredrikstad from 1956 to 1957, and Østsiden from 1966 to 1968.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Erik Holmberg". ffksupporter.net (in Norwegian). 9 June 2009. Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Søfting, Thomas. "Erik Holmberg". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Erik Holmberg". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 19 March 2012.