Torsten Lindberg

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Torsten Lindberg
Personal information
Full name Torsten Gustav Adolf Lindberg
Date of birth (1917-04-14)14 April 1917
Place of birth Nässjö, Sweden
Date of death 31 August 2009(2009-08-31) (aged 92)
Place of death Malmö, Sweden
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–1937 Husqvarna IF ? (?)
1937–? IK Tord ? (?)
0000–1940 Örgryte IS ? (?)
1940–1953 IFK Norrköping ? (?)
National team
1947–1951 Sweden 19 (0[1])
Teams managed
1953–1954 IFK Norrköping
1958 Sweden (Assistant)
1964–1966 Djurgårdens IF
1969–1970 AIK
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Torsten Gustav Adolf Lindberg (14 April 1917 – 31 August 2009) was a Swedish football player and manager. As a player, he won a Gold Medal at the 1948 Summer Olympics and a Bronze Medal at the 1950 FIFA World Cup; as a manager he won two league titles with Djurgårdens IF in 1964 and 1966.

Lindberg played club football with Husqvarna IF, IK Tord, Örgryte IS and IFK Norrköping. As a manager, he coached IFK Norrköping, Djurgårdens IF and AIK; he was also Assistant Coach of the Swedish national side during the 1958 FIFA World Cup.


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