Sanny Åslund

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Sanny Åslund
Personal information
Full name John Sanny Åslund
Date of birth (1952-08-29) 29 August 1952 (age 67)
Place of birth Torsby, Sweden
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1963–1971 Sörby IK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1972 Degerfors IF
1973–1974 AIK 55 (24)
1974–1975 RCD Espanyol 11 (2)
1975–1976 SV Werder Bremen 19 (4)
1976–1978 AIK 43 (22)
1979–1980 Malmö FF 4 (1)
1980–1982 AIK 35 (10)
National team
1977–1979 Sweden[1] 5 (2)
Teams managed
1984–1985 IFK Täby
1986–1987 Väsby IK
1988–1990 AIK
1991–1992 IFK Norrköping
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

John Sanny Åslund (born 29 August 1952 in Torsby) is a Swedish football coach and former player. He started his career in Sörby IK in 1963 and moved on to the professionals and played for Degerfors IF in 1971, after one season he moved to AIK Fotboll, yet again he only played one season before moving on to Spanish RCD Espanyol in 1974 where he spent one year before being transferred to SV Werder Bremen of Germany. After his one-year spell in Germany, he returned to Swedish side AIK where he played between 1976 and 1982. During 1979 and 1980 he had a short spell in Malmö FF.[2] He was an unused sub for the 1978 FIFA World Cup but managed to earn five call-ups for the Sweden national football team.

He is a former CEO for AIK, and he is the father of former AIK player Martin Åslund.


  1. ^ "Sweden national football team stats". (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 9 June 2001.
  2. ^ "Sanny Åslund". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 8 July 2013.

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