Roy Andersson (footballer)

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Roy Andersson
Personal information
Date of birth (1949-08-02) 2 August 1949 (age 70)
Place of birth Kirseberg, Sweden
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1983 Malmö FF 327 (21)
National team
1974–1978 Sweden[1] 20 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Roy Andersson (born 2 August 1949 in Kirseberg) is a former footballer from Sweden. He got a number of caps for the national team, and played three matches at the 1978 FIFA World Cup.

He was a strong central defender for Malmö FF and he was awarded Guldbollen (the golden ball) in 1977. His two sons, Patrik and Daniel, are both Swedish international footballers.


  1. ^ "Sweden national football team stats". (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 2001-06-09.

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