Holger Hansson

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Holger Hansson
Holger Hansson (1952).jpg
Personal information
Full name Holger Valdemar Hansson
Date of birth (1927-01-26)26 January 1927
Place of birth Gothenburg, Sweden
Date of death 17 January 2014(2014-01-17) (aged 86)[1]
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1961 IFK Göteborg 254 (12)
National team
1952–1956 Sweden 9 (0)
Teams managed
1960 IK Brage
1961–1962 IFK Göteborg
1965–1967 GAIS
1970–1972 GAIS
1974 IFK Göteborg
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Holger Valdemar Hansson (26 January 1927 – 17 January 2014) was a football player and coach. He was born in Gothenburg, Sweden. During his club career, Hansson played for IFK Göteborg.[2] He won the bronze medal at the 1952 Summer Olympics.[3][4] He later trained a number of teams, including IK Brage,[5] IFK Göteborg, GAIS[6] in Sweden.