Janne Andersson

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Janne Andersson
FWC 2018 - Group F - KOR v SWE - Janne Andersson (cropped).jpg
Andersson as Sweden manager at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Jan Olof Andersson[1]
Date of birth (1962-09-29) 29 September 1962 (age 56)[2]
Place of birth Halmstad, Sweden[3]
Club information
Current team
Sweden (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1986 Alets IK
1987 IS Halmia
1988–1992 Alets IK
1993 Laholms FK
Teams managed
1988–1989 Alets IK
1993–1998 Laholms FK
2004–2009 Halmstads BK
2010 Örgryte IS
2011–2016 IFK Norrköping
2016– Sweden
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jan Olof "Janne" Andersson (Swedish pronunciation: [²janːɛ ²anːdɛˌʂɔn]; born 29 September 1962), is a Swedish football coach and former player. He is manager of the Sweden national team.

Managerial career[edit]

He previously managed Alets IK, Laholms FK and Halmstads BK.[4] He took over Örgryte IS in December 2009, they were already relegated to the Swedish second tier.[4] In 2011, he became manager for IFK Norrköping who made comeback in Allsvenskan. In 2015, he led Norrköping to win the league, surprisingly, after defeating former champions Malmö FF away in the last game.[citation needed]


One of his role models is former Swedish handball coach Bengt Johansson, who is from the same neighbourhood (Söndrum) in Halmstad and served as his sports teacher back in primary school.[5]

Managerial statistics[edit]

As of match played 23 March 2019[6]
Managerial record by team and tenure
Team From To Record
G W D L GF GA GD Win %
Sweden 23 June 2016 present 32 15 7 10 48 28 +20 046.88


IFK Norrköping

See also[edit]


  1. ^ https://int.soccerway.com/coaches/janne-andersson/130132/
  2. ^ https://www.fifa.com/worldcup/players/coaches/coach/398564/
  3. ^ https://int.soccerway.com/coaches/janne-andersson/130132/
  4. ^ a b http://fotboll.ois.se/Laget/SpelarPresentation.aspx?troopID=5&username=JanAn305&seasonID=7&oIDManager=1393
  5. ^ Evidence of his sandlot tactics where seen when aged defender Andreas Granqvist was positioned as a forward during the second half in the loss to England at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.Andersson rörd av ’Bengans’ hälsning, Aftonbladet, 31 October 2015
  6. ^ "Landskampsprogram 2016". Swedish Football Association (in Swedish). Retrieved 6 September 2016.