Anders Linderoth

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Anders Linderoth
Personal information
Full name Anders Karl Gustaf Linderoth
Date of birth (1950-03-21) 21 March 1950 (age 69)
Place of birth Kristianstad, Sweden
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1955–1961 Näsby IF
1962–1966 Stattena IF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967 Stattena IF
1968–1970 Hälsingborgs IF 61 (7)
1971–1977 Östers IF 158 (23)
1977–1980 Marseille 84 (6)
1980–1981 Mjällby AIF 22 (0)
1982–1984 Näsby IF
National team
1972–1980 Sweden[1] 40 (2)
Teams managed
1985–1989 Mjällby AIF
1995–1997 IF Elfsborg
1998–2001 Stabæk IF
2002–2006 Hammarby IF
2007 Viborg FF
2008–2009 Landskrona BoIS
2014–2015 Mjällby AIF
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Anders Karl Gustaf Linderoth (born 21 March 1950) is a Swedish football coach and former player.

He debuted in the Swedish Premier League for Helsingborgs IF, and during his spell with Östers IF he made his national team debut and received Guldbollen. In 1977, he moved to play professionally in Olympique de Marseille. He played 40 matches and scored two goals for Sweden, the tally including three matches at the 1978 FIFA World Cup.

After retiring as a football player Linderoth has worked as a coach. His achievements include leading IF Elfsborg to Allsvenskan. From 2001 until 2006 he coached Hammarby IF. Linderoth managed Viborg FF in about 11 month in 2007.

Anders Linderoth is the father of former national team player Tobias Linderoth.[2]


Playing career[edit]

Coaching career[edit]


  1. ^ Sweden national football team stats
  2. ^ "World Cup Trivia - Fathers, Sons and Brothers, Uncles and Nephews". RSSSF. 2 October 2014. Archived from the original on 26 February 2015.

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