Jan Jönsson

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Jan Jönsson
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Personal information
Full name Jan Anders Jönsson
Date of birth (1960-05-24) 24 May 1960 (age 57)
Place of birth Sweden
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1992 Halmstad 557 (?)
1993 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 6 (1)
1995–1996 Vissel Kobe 30 (7)
Teams managed
1993–1994 Sanfrecce Hiroshima (assistant)
1995–1997 Vissel Kobe (assistant)
1998–2000 Ljungskile
2001–2004 Landskrona
2005–2010 Stabæk
2011–2012 Rosenborg
2013–2014 Aalesund
2015–2017 Halmstad
2017– Sanfrecce Hiroshima
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jan Jönsson (born 24 May 1960) is a former Swedish football player and manager. He is the manager of Sanfrecce Hiroshima.

Career[edit]

Playing career[edit]

He spent most of his playing career with Halmstads BK.

Coaching career[edit]

Between 1993 and 1994 he was the Sanfrecce Hiroshima assistant coach with Stuart Baxter as manager.

After retiring, he was appointed manager for Landskrona,[1] which he took to the Swedish Premier League.[2] In 2005, he took over Norwegian club Stabæk[3] and led them to promotion in his first season. He won the league with Stabæk in 2008. On 19 November 2014 it was announced that Jan was moving home to Halmstad and had signed a 3-year contract as head coach of HBK.[4] His first season in charge ended with relegation from Allsvenskan. The following season Halmstad finished third in Superettan and faced Helsingborg in a two-legged play-off, which Halmstad won 3–2 on aggregate.[5]

Club statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J.League Cup Total
1993 Sanfrecce Hiroshima J1 League 6 1 0 0 0 0 6 1
1995 Vissel Kobe Football League 15 6 3 0 - 18 6
1996 15 1 0 0 - 15 1
Country Japan 36 8 3 0 0 0 39 8
Total 36 8 3 0 0 0 39 8

Managerial honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Landskrona BoIS
Stabæk Fotball
Halmstads BK

Individual[edit]

  • Norwegian Football Manager of the Month: July 2006

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jan Jönsson". Worldfootball.net. 24 May 1960. Retrieved 2012-05-24. 
  2. ^ "enbltd.com" (PDF). enbltd.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 November 2008. Retrieved 2013-10-26. 
  3. ^ "UEFA Champions League –". Uefa.com. 19 May 2012. Retrieved 2012-05-24. 
  4. ^ "Janne Jönssön tar över –". hbk.se. 19 November 2014. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 2014-11-19. 
  5. ^ "Helsingborg ur allsvenskan – efter rysare". aftonbladet.se.se. 20 November 2016. Retrieved 2016-11-20.