Lennart Larsson (footballer)

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Lennart Larsson
Personal information
Date of birth (1953-07-09) 9 July 1953 (age 66)
Place of birth Stockholm, Sweden
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1977 Halmstads BK
1977–1979 FC Schalke 04 26 (3)
1979–1982 Halmstads BK
National team
1976–1981 Sweden[1] 26 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Lennart Larsson (born 9 July 1953, in Stockholm) is a former Swedish footballer.[2]


Larsson began his career in Hässleholms IF in 1976 when he went to play with Halmstads BK and won Allsvenskan the same year. In 1977, he was sold to FC Schalke 04 in the Bundesliga. He played two seasons there as a midfielder and went back to Halmstad in 1979–82 for a second time and became Swedish champion again in 1979, the club's second title.

Larsson was capped 26 times for the Sweden national football team between 1976 and 1981 and was a part of the squad in the 1978 FIFA World Cup.


  1. ^ "Sweden national football team stats". passagen.se (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 2012-06-06.
  2. ^ "Lennart Larsson". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 16 July 2013.

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