Henning Svensson

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Henning Svensson
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Svensson in 1915
Personal information
Date of birth (1891-10-19)19 October 1891
Place of birth Sweden
Date of death 23 January 1979(1979-01-23) (aged 87)
Playing position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
IFK Göteborg
National team
1912–1923 Sweden[1] 20 (0)
Teams managed
1924–1929 IFK Göteborg
1931–1932 IFK Göteborg
1932–1933 Falkenbergs FF
1943 IFK Göteborg
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Henning Svensson (born 19 October 1891 – 23 January 1979) was a Swedish amateur[2] football defender who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.

He was a member of the Swedish Olympic squad. He did not play in a match, but was a reserve player.

He played a total of 20 full international games for Sweden. He represented his country from 1912 to 1923.

He played his club football for IFK Göteborg. He managed IFK Göteborg and Falkenbergs FF.[3]


  1. ^ list of Swedish international footballers Archived 14 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ All pre World War I footballers in Sweden were amateurs, because there was no professional football in Sweden at this time. Also all Olympic competitors had to be amateurs.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 13 August 2010. Retrieved 7 November 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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