Håkan Svensson

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Håkan Svensson
Personal information
Full name Alf Tommy Håkan Svensson[1]
Date of birth 1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)
Place of birth Halmstad, Sweden
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Landskrona BoIS (Ass. Manager)
Youth career
–1990 Rydöbruks IF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–2002 Halmstads BK 253 (0)
2003–2004 AIK 57 (0)
2005 Paralimni FC 9 (0)
2005 IF Elfsborg 7 (0)
2006 BK Häcken 3 (0)
2006 Malmö FF 2 (0)
National team
1998–2001 Sweden 3 (0)
Teams managed
2008– Falkenberg (Ass. Manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:32, 2 October 2010 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15:32, 2 October 2010 (UTC)

Håkan Svensson (born 20 January 1970 in Halmstad) is a former professional football goalkeeper, who currently is assistant manager at Landskrona BoIS.

Career[edit]

Svensson represented Halmstads BK between 1990–2002, winning the league twice in 1997 and 2000 and the cup in 1995, in 2003 he moved to rival team AIK[2] claiming he wanted to win titles. This failed and his contract was ended in 2004 after some disagreements with the club. In early 2005 he signed a 6-month contract with Paralimni FC from Cyprus,[3] later in 2005 he returned to Sweden as a back-up goalkeeper for IF Elfsborg.[4] He also represented BK Häcken[5] and Malmö FF[6] in 2006. He retired as a player at the end of Allsvenskan in 2007.[7] In late 2007 he signed a contract as assistant manager for Falkenbergs FF in Superettan.[8]

National team[edit]

Svensson played for Sweden in Tommy Söderberg's first game as manager, in which Sweden lost to Spain 0-4.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Halmstads BK:

Individual:

  • Swedish goalkeeper of the year: 2000[9]
  • Longest time without conceding a goal in Allsvenskan: 808 minutes[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Håkan Svensson - En av AIK:s mest erfarna målvakter" (in Swedish). aik.se. Archived from the original on 2013-10-04. Retrieved 2013-10-04. 
  2. ^ "Halmstad irriterade på Svensson - och på AIK" (in Swedish). Fotbolldirekt.com. 2002-11-15. Archived from the original on 2011-07-11. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  3. ^ "Håkan Svensson klar för cypriotisk klubb" (in Swedish). Expressen.se. 2005-02-11. Retrieved 2008-06-20. 
  4. ^ "Håkan Svensson klar för Elfsborg" (in Swedish). Aftonbladet.se. 2005-06-22. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  5. ^ "Håkan Svensson till Häcken" (in Swedish). Dagens Nyheter.se. 2006-03-15. Archived from the original on 2008-12-17. Retrieved 2008-06-20. 
  6. ^ "Malmö rensar: Asper ersätts med 40-åring" (in Swedish). Expressen.se. 2006-07-28. Retrieved 2008-06-20. 
  7. ^ "Håkan Svensson slutar - blir lärare med Thern" (in Swedish). fotbollsverige.se. 2007-10-17. Retrieved 2010-10-13. 
  8. ^ "Askebrand och Svensson tar över FFF!" (in Swedish). Svenskafans.com. 2007-10-31. Retrieved 2008-06-20. 
  9. ^ "Earlier winners" (in Swedish). Svenskfotboll.se. Retrieved 2008-06-20. 

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