Gösta Löfgren

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For the Finnish footballer, see Gösta Löfgren (footballer, born 1891).
Gösta Löfgren
Personal information
Full name Karl Gösta Herbert Löfgren
Date of birth (1923-08-29)August 29, 1923
Place of birth Sweden
Date of death September 5, 2006(2006-09-05) (aged 83)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Motala AIF
IFK Norrköping
National team
1951–1961 Sweden 40 (12)
Teams managed
1971–1972 IFK Norrköping

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Competitor for  Sweden
Bronze medal – third place Helsinki 1952 Team Competition

Karl Gösta Herbert Löfgren (29 August 1923 – 5 September 2006) was a Swedish footballer.


Gösta played for Motala AIF and took the team to allsvenskan in 1957. In 1960 he began playing for IFK Norrköping and became Swedish champion. He capped 40 times for the national football team[1] and was a part of the squad to FIFA World Cup 1958.

He later coached IFK Norrköping.[2]


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