Tommy Söderberg

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Tommy Söderberg
Tommy söderberg.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1948-08-19) 19 August 1948 (age 68)
Place of birth Stockholm, Sweden
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Ängby IF
Continental
Teams managed
1972 BK Väster
1973–1977 IF Brommapojkarna (youth team)
1980–1981 Spånga IS
1982–1985 IF Brommapojkarna
1986–1989 Djurgårdens IF
1990 Djurgårdens IF (youth team)
1991–1993 AIK
1994–1997 Sweden U-21
1998–2004 Sweden
2004–2012 Sweden U-21
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Tommy Söderberg (born 19 August 1948 in Stockholm) is a Swedish football manager/coach.

As a manager, he won the Swedish league title with AIK in 1992. Later he went on to coach the Swedish U21 national team, and when Tommy Svensson left his job as national team manager in 1998, the path was open for Söderberg. He took Sweden to the Euro 2000 tournament. The same year Lars Lagerbäck was promoted from assistant coach to joint coach together with Söderberg.

Under management of the new coaching duo, Sweden qualified for the 2002 FIFA World Cup and Euro 2004. After the European Championship, Söderberg decided to leave his position and returned to coach the U21 team which he is currently managing together with Jörgen Lennartsson.

External links[edit]