Jan Olsson (footballer, born 1944)
|Full name||Jan Viktor Olsson|
|Date of birth||18 March 1944|
|Place of birth||Kungshamn, Sweden|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Olsson played for Gais before he became a professional with VfB Stuttgart in 1969. In 1971, he returned to Gais. He is remembered as a rough midfielder and defender. In the 1970 FIFA World Cup he marked the Italian forward Luigi Riva with tenacity and vigor. In total he was capped 22 times for the Swedish national team.
He was the manager of Eintracht Braunschweig from July 1994 until September 1995.
- Jan Olsson profile at Fussballdaten
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