Reine Almqvist

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Reine Almqvist
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Personal information
Date of birth (1949-04-12) 12 April 1949 (age 68)
Place of birth Göteborg, Sweden
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1972 IFK Göteborg
1973–1975 Åtvidabergs FF
1976 IFK Sundsvall
1976–1980 IFK Göteborg
1980 Seattle Sounders 5 (0)
1980–1981 Seattle Sounders (indoor) 17 (11)
1981–1982 BK Häcken
1983 Ope IF
1984 Djerv 1919
National team
1970–1979 Sweden 4 (0)
Teams managed
1977–1978 IF Olsfors
1982 Kullens BK
1983 BK Häcken
1984–1985 Djerv 1919
1986–1987 Fredrikstad FK
1989–1993 BK Häcken
1994–1997 Helsingborgs IF
1998–1999 IFK Göteborg
2000 Landskrona BoIS
2001–2003 Bryne
2004–2005 FK Tønsberg
2006 BK Häcken
2007–2008 Västra Frölunda IF
2009 IF Olsfors
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Reine Almqvist (born 12 April 1949) is a Swedish former association football striker and coach.



Almqvist played for IFK Göteborg, Åtvidabergs FF, IFK Sundsvall, In 1980, he joined the Seattle Sounders of the North American Soccer League, playing five games during the outdoor season and another seventeen during the 1980-1981 NASL indoor season. He then returned to Sweden and played for BK Häcken, Ope IF and Djerv 1919.

National team[edit]

Almqvist was capped four times for Sweden.[1] He was the Allsvenskan top scorer in 1969 and 1977.[2]


Almqvist coached IF Olsfors, Kullens BK, BK Häcken, Djerv 1919, Fredrikstad FK,[3] Helsingborgs IF,[4] IFK Göteborg, Landskrona BoIS, Bryne, FK Tønsberg and Västra Frölunda IF.[5]


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