Sven Lindman

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Sven Lindman
Personal information
Date of birth (1942-04-19) 19 April 1942 (age 75)
Place of birth Ormsjö, Sweden
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Ormsjö IF Uven
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–1961 Ormsjö IF Uven
1961–1965 Lycksele IF
1965–1968 Djurgårdens IF 57 (27)
1968–1969 SK Rapid Wien[1] 14 (1)
1969–1980 Djurgårdens IF 255 (24)
1981 Helenelunds IF
National team
Sweden U23[2] 2 (0)
Sweden B[2] 1 (1)
1967–1974 Sweden[3] 21 (1)
Teams managed
1982–1986 Karlstads BK
1987–1991 Norrstrands IF
1983–1994 Malungs IF
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Sven Henrik Lindman (born 19 April 1942 in Ormsjö[4]) is a former Swedish footballer who played mainly for Djurgårdens IF. He played there between 1965–1980 and made 312 appearances in Allsvenskan which is a record for the club. During his time at the club he scored 49 goals. He was capped 21 times scoring 1 goal for the Swedish national football team.

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

Sven Lindman started his career in local Ormsjö team Ormsjö IF Uven. In 1961, he joined Lycksele IF and later became the top scorer of Swedish football Division 2.[5] In 1965, Lindman continued to Djurgårdens IF and was a part of the 1966 Allsvenskan winning team and scored the match-winning goal in the final match against IFK Norrköping,[6] In 1968, he moved to SK Rapid Vienna, where he stayed for one season. He ended his contract and rejoined Djurgården, and finished his career there in the 1980 season.[5] He made 175 consecutive appearances for Djurgårdens IF between 1970 and 1977.[6]

International[edit]

Lindman made his international A debut in 1967 and played 21 matches for the Sweden national football team, in which he scored one goal.[3] He was selected in Sweden's 1974 FIFA World Cup squad, however he didn't play in the tournament.[5]

Management career[edit]

After his playing career, Sven Lindman took over Karlstads BK for five seasons and later Norrstrands IF for another five seasons as a manager.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Club statistics
Club Season League Cup Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Djurgården 1965 Allsvenskan 2 1 2 1
1966[7] 22 12 2 0 24 12
1967[8] 22 6 2 0 2 0 26 6
1968 11 8 0 0 11 8
Total 57 27 2 0 4 0 63 27
SK Rapid Vienna 1968–69[9] Nationalliga 14 1 4 2 3 2 21 5
Total 14 1 4 2 3 2 21 5
Djurgården 1969[10] Allsvenskan 11 2 0 0 11 2
1970 20 2 20 2
1971 22 6 2 0 24 6
1972 22 3 22 3
1973 26 6 26 6
1974 26 0 4 0 30 0
1975 26 1 2 0 28 1
1976 26 1 2 0 28 1
1977 18 0 18 0
1978 25 0 25 0
1979 23 1 23 1
1980 10 2 10 2
Total 255 24 0 0 10 0 265 24
Career total 326 52 6 2 17 2 349 56

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Djurgårdens IF

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile". rapidarchiv.at. Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Alsiö, Martin; Frantz, Alf; Lindahl, Jimmy; Persson, Gunnar, eds. (2004). 100 år: Svenska fotbollförbundets jubileumsbok 1904-2004, del 2: statistiken [100 years: Swedish Football Association's centenary 1904-2004, part 2: statistics] (in Swedish). Vällingby: Stroemberg Media Group. ISBN 91-86184-59-8. 
  3. ^ a b "Sweden national football team stats". passagen.se (in Swedish). 
  4. ^ "Untitled Document". algonet.se. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Sven Lindman – hjälte över hela stan". dif.se. 
  6. ^ a b 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. 
  7. ^ "Årets fotboll 1967" [1967 Football of the year]. 
  8. ^ "Årets fotboll 1968" [1968 Football of the year]. 
  9. ^ "Sven Lindman". rapidarchiv.at. 
  10. ^ "Årets fotboll 1970" [1970 Football of the year]. 

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