Jan Eriksson

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Jan Eriksson
Personal information
Full name Jan Jonas Jakob Eriksson
Date of birth (1967-08-24) 24 August 1967 (age 49)
Place of birth Sundsvall, Sweden
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1974–1980 GIF Sundsvall
1980–1986 IFK Sundsvall
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1986 IFK Sundsvall 44 (2)
1987–1990 AIK 73 (2)
1991–1992 IFK Norrköping 39 (3)
1992–1994 1. FC Kaiserslautern 37 (4)
1994–1995 AIK 7 (0)
1995–1996 Servette FC 6 (0)
1996 Helsingborgs IF 28 (3)
1997–1998 Sunderland 1 (0)
1998–1999 Tampa Bay Mutiny 35 (2)
Total 270 (16)
National team
1990–1994 Sweden[1] 35 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jan Jonas Jakob Eriksson (born 24 August 1967 in Sundsvall) is a former footballer from Sweden. He played 35 matches and scored four goals for the national team. Two of those goals came at the Euro 1992. He was selected for the 1990 FIFA World Cup squad, but did not play. Eriksson was also selected for the Swedish 1994 FIFA World Cup squad but had to leave the team just before the start of the tournament because of an injury. He was replaced by Teddy Lucic.

Eriksson joined English side Sunderland in January 1997, but went on to make only one appearance for the club in a 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa in February 1997.[2] He left the club in May 1998 having made no further appearances.

He was awarded Guldbollen in 1992. Eriksson's father Jan-Åke Eriksson and younger brother Patrik Eriksson-Ohlsson are also footballers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sweden national football team stats". passagen.se (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 6 June 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Savo the Saviour". Independent. 1 February 1997. Retrieved 10 November 2015. 

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