Michael Andersson (footballer)

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Michael Andersson
Personal information
Full name Michael Östen Andersson
Date of birth (1959-08-24) 24 August 1959 (age 58)
Place of birth Brännkyrka, Stockholm, Sweden
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–1976 Älvsjö AIK
1976–1985 Hammarby IF
1986–1988 IFK Göteborg 58 (15)
1989–1991 Hammarby IF
National team
Sweden U16[1] 4 (0)
Sweden U18[1] 14 (5)
Sweden U21[1] 18 (0)
Sweden O[1] 12 (2)
1979–1982 Sweden[1] 8 (1)
Teams managed
Nacka FF
Spårvägens FF
1998–1999 Djurgårdens IF
2000–2001 Malmö FF
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Michael Östen Andersson (born 24 August 1959 in Brännkyrka, Stockholm[2]) is a Swedish former football player and manager, he previously worked as CEO of Hammarby IF

Player career[edit]

Andersson started his career in Älvsjö AIK before transferring to Hammarby IF in Allsvenskan. During his years at IFK Göteborg the team won Swedish Championship and the UEFA Cup in 1987. He was also capped 8 times for the Swedish national football team.[3]

Manager career[edit]

As manager Andersson has managed Djurgårdens IF and Malmö FF.[4][5] He has also been Sports Director at IFK Norrköping and later CEO at Hammarby IF.[6][7]


  1. ^ a b c d e Frantz, Alf; Glanell, Tomas; Persson, Gunnar, eds. (2008). Det svenska fotbollslandslaget 1908–2008 [The Swedish National Football Team 1908–2008] (in Swedish). Vällingby: CA Strömberg AB. ISBN 91-86184-69-5. 
  2. ^ "Michael Andersson". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. 
  3. ^ "Sweden national football team stats". passagen.se (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 2012-06-06. 
  4. ^ Gänger, Hasse. Djurgårdens IF Fotboll 1899–2006 (in Swedish). Stockholm: Djurgårdens IF Fotboll. pp. 68–69. ISBN 978-91-633-0992-2. 
  5. ^ Forssell, Kalle (28 August 2010). "Här är Zlatans alla tränare i karriären". Expressen (in Swedish). Retrieved 10 December 2010. 
  6. ^ Lundqvist, Anders (17 April 2006). "IFK Norrköping har tre år på sig". Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). Retrieved 10 December 2010. 
  7. ^ Marcus Björling; Jens Brandberg (30 April 2008). "Michael Andersson ny vd i Hammarby". Expressen (in Swedish). Retrieved 10 December 2010.