Ingvar Svahn

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Ingvar Svahn
Personal information
Full name Ingvar Svahn
Date of birth (1938-05-22)22 May 1938
Place of birth Malmö, Sweden
Date of death 16 June 2008(2008-06-16) (aged 70)
Place of death Malmö, Sweden
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
–1957 Kulladals FF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957–1968 Malmö FF 217 (62)
1968–1970 Royal Daring
1970 Malmö FF 11 (1)
National team
1961–1970 Sweden 19 (2)

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

Ingvar Svahn (22 May 1938, Malmö – 16 June 2008) was a Swedish footballer.


Svahn played 255 matches for Malmö FF. He became Swedish champion three times and capped 19 times for the national team. In 1967 Svahn won the award for Swedish Footballer of the Year, Guldbollen. Svahn was famous for being a very fair player, he wasn't given a red or yellow card for ten seasons.[1]


  1. ^ "Guldbollen 1967". (in Swedish).