Börje Tapper

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Börje Tapper
Personal information
Full name Börje Tapper
Date of birth (1922-05-19)19 May 1922
Place of birth Malmö, Sweden
Date of death 8 April 1981(1981-04-08) (aged 58)
Place of death Malmö, Sweden
Playing position Centre midfielder
Youth career
–1939 Håkanstorp
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1939–1950 Malmö FF 191 (92)
1950 Genoa 1893 7 (?)
National team
1945–1948 Sweden[1] 4 (7)
Teams managed
1956–1957 Lunds BK
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Börje Tapper (19 May 1922 – 8 April 1981) was a Swedish footballer. He is the father of Staffan Tapper.


Tapper started his playing career at Håkanstorp before moving on to Malmö FF. He played for the club between 1939 and 1950, when he went to Italy and Genoa 1893. He did not succeed in Italy and when he came home to Sweden, he was not allowed to play in Allsvenskan anymore due to the policy at the time. He is Malmö FF's second best goalscorer ever with 298 goals.

He later coached Lunds BK.[2]


  • Malmström, Håkan (2010). 100 MFF:ARE. Sydsvenska Dagbladets AB. ISBN 978-91-85319-71-8.
  1. ^ http://www.eu-football.info/_player.php?id=20738
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-11-25. Retrieved 2016-12-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)