John Eriksson (footballer)

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John Eriksson
John Eriksson 1960.jpg
Eriksson in 1960
Personal information
Full name John Rune Eriksson
Date of birth (1929-03-12)12 March 1929
Place of birth Stockholm, Sweden
Date of death 24 March 2020(2020-03-24) (aged 91)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Värtans IK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1948–1950 Värtans IK
1951–1960 Djurgårdens IF 120 (69)
Vällingby AIK
National team
1951–1955 Sweden 10 (9)
1955 Sweden B 1 (1)
Teams managed
1961 Ängby SK
Vällingby AIK (playing manager)
1967–1968 IF Brommapojkarna
1969–1971 IF Brommapojkarna (youth coach)
1972 Ängby IF
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

John Rune "Jompa" Eriksson (12 March 1929 – 24 March 2020) was a Swedish footballer and manager. He played as a forward.

Eriksson was born in Stockholm. He played club football for Värtans IK, Djurgårdens IF and Vällingby AIK. With Djurgården, he won the Allsvenskan in 1954–55 and 1959. He also made ten appearances for the Swedish national team.

Eriksson died on 24 March 2020 at the age of 91.[1]

Honours[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Djurgårdens IF

References[change | change source]

  1. "John "Jompa" Eriksson har gått ur tiden" (in Swedish). Djurgårdens IF. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 29 March 2020.

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