Jonas Wirmola

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Jonas Wirmola
Jonas Wirmola 2008.jpg
Jonas Wirmola while in Halmstads BK
Personal information
Full name Jonas Fredrik Wirmola
Date of birth (1969-07-17) 17 July 1969 (age 48)
Place of birth Växjö,[1] Sweden
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Centre-back
Youth career
1986 Växjö BK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1988 Kalmar FF 0 (0)
1988–1989 Väckelsångs IF
1990 Vederslöv/Dänningelanda IF
1990 Spårvägens FF 6 (1)
1991 Öster 1 (1)
1992–1993 Spårvägens FF 39 (3)
1993–1994 Sheffield United 8 (0)
1994–2000 Malmö FF 147 (3)
1997 Dundee United (loan) 3 (0)
1997 Skeid (loan) 13 (2)
2001 IFK Malmö 17 (1)
2003 Högaborgs BK 6 (0)
2006 BK Näset/Höllviken
Teams managed
2002 IFK Malmö
2003 Höllvikens GIF
2004–2005 Högaborgs BK
2006 BK Näset/Höllviken
2007–2008 Halmstads BK (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jonas Wirmola (born 17 July 1969) is a Swedish former football defender and manager and currently a player agent.

Playing career[edit]

Wirmola started his career at Kalmar FF and played for Väckelsångs IF, Vederslöv/Dänningelanda IF, Spårvägens FF, Öster and Spårvägens FF a second time. In 1993, playing at the second tier of Swedish football, he was bought by Premier League club Sheffield United for £50k.[2] He played only 8 league matches before returning to Sweden in 1994 to play for Malmö FF.

While at Malmö FF, he was loaned twice in 1997 to Scottish club Dundee United and Norwegian Skeid. In 2001, he joined IFK Malmö, his last club as a professional player. After starting his manager his career, he returned as a player twice for Högaborgs BK, a club he would later coach and BK Näset/Höllviken, a club he had been a manager at.[3]


Wirmola was appointed as IFK Malmö manager soon after retiring. He coached Höllvikens GIF, Högaborgs BK, BK Näset/Höllviken and was assistant at Halmstads BK, while also working as a pundit in the period. He later became a player agent.[4]


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