Rutger Backe

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Rutger Backe
Personal information
Date of birth (1951-01-14) 14 January 1951 (age 66)
Place of birth Falkenberg, Sweden
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
IF Böljan
1972–1981 Halmstads BK 207 (77)
National team
1979–1980 Sweden 8 (2)
Teams managed
1990–1991 Varbergs BoIS
1997 Falkenbergs FF
2003–2006 Varbergs BoIS
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Rutger Backe (born 14 January 1951[1]) is a Swedish football player, Falkenberg. He started his career in local club IF Böljan. He joined Allsvenskan club Halmstads BK in 1972, with whom he played until 1981.[2] Backe played 207 matches in the top league, scoring 77 goals. He was the Allsvenskan top scorer with 21 goals, when the club won its first ever Swedish championship in 1976. Backe played 8 matches with the national team, scoring two goals. He trained Varbergs BoIS[3] and Falkenbergs FF in the 1990s.[4]