Sven-Ove Svensson

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Sven-Ove Svensson
Sven-Ove Svensson (1944).jpg
Svensson in 1944.
Personal information
Date of birth (1922-06-09)9 June 1922[1]
Date of death 31 December 1986(1986-12-31) (aged 65)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1947–1958 Helsingborgs IF
National team
1951–1956 Sweden 31 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Sven-Ove Svensson (9 June 1922 – 21 December 1986) was a Swedish footballer who played as a midfielder for Helsingborgs IF and the Sweden national team.


Svensson played most of his career in Helsingborgs IF in Allsvenskan. Having made his debut in the Sweden national team in 1951 he was capped 31 times scoring 8 goals.[2] He won guldbollen in 1954. In 1956 he was injured and his career was destroyed.


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