Orvar Bergmark

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Orvar Bergmark
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Personal information
Date of birth (1930-11-16)November 16, 1930
Place of birth Bureå, Sweden
Date of death May 10, 2004(2004-05-10) (aged 73)
Place of death Sweden
Playing position Right back
Youth career
1944–1947 Byske IF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1948–1954 Örebro SK
1955 AIK Fotboll 17 (7)
1956–1962 Örebro SK
1962–1964 AS Roma
1964–1965 Örebro SK
National team
1951–1965[1] Sweden 94 (0)
Teams managed
1958–1961 Örebro SK
1966–1970 Sweden
1971–1973 Örebro SK
1974–1977 Fjugesta IF
1978 Örebro SK
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Orvar Bergmark (16 November 1930 – 10 May 2004), born in Bureå south of Skellefteå, was a Swedish football defender and manager, as well as bandy player.

He played 147 matches for Örebro SK, and 17 for AIK, Solna, in the Swedish national league Allsvenskan, and also played for A.S. Roma. He was part of the national team that lost the final in the 1958 FIFA World Cup, where he was awarded as the best right back of the tournament. He was also awarded the Swedish national prize Guldbollen that year. He was the national team manager from 1966 to 1970.

In addition to his successes in football, he won three Swedish Championships in bandy with Örebro.

References

  1. ^ "Örvar Bergmark - International Appearances". The Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 3 May 2012.

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