Jörgen Pettersson (footballer)
|Full name||Jörgen Pettersson|
|Date of birth||29 September 1975|
|Place of birth||Lackalänga, Sweden|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)|
|1999–2002||1. FC Kaiserslautern||67||(15)|
|2009–2010||Landskrona BoIS (individual coach)|
|2012||Malmö FF (assistant manager)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Jörgen Pettersson (born 29 September 1975) is a former football striker from Sweden who has played 27 international matches for the national team. He played at the Euro 2000. He was the manager of the Superettan team Landskrona BoIS until June 11, 2014 when his contract was cancelled.
Pettersson started his career in Dösjöbro IF, and has since played for Kävlinge GIF, Malmö FF, Borussia Mönchengladbach, 1. FC Kaiserslautern, FC København and Landskrona BoIS in his home country. In February 2009, Pettersson retired from the professional football and has since May 2009 been playing for the Swedish Division 4 club Häljarps IF.
Pettersson was appointed as one of the three new assistant managers at Malmö FF on 29 October 2011 ahead of the 2012 season along with Daniel Andersson and Simon Hollyhead. On 16 November 2012, Pettersson was appointed manager in Superettan club Landskrona BoIS, replacing Henrik Larsson.
In 2001 Pettersson was involved in a tragic car-accident on the German autobahn A63 near Wörrstadt. He crashed his Mercedes into a minicar with such velocity the 20-year old driver of said car died instantly. Seconds prior to the fatal crash the minicar presumably was involved in a minor collision which led it to spin out of control.
- "Jörgen Pettersson". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 19 December 2012.
- "Jörgen Pettersson tränar Landskrona Bois" (in Swedish). sverigesradio.se. 16 November 2012. Retrieved 19 December 2012.
- Germany, SPIEGEL ONLINE, Hamburg. "1. FC Kaiserslautern: Autofahrer stirbt bei Pettersson-Crash". SPIEGEL ONLINE. Retrieved 2016-05-14.
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