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Sven Lindman

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Place of birth  Ormsjo, Sweden
1965–1968  Djurgardens IF
Years  Team
Name  Sven Lindman

0000–1961  Ormsjo IF Uven
Role  Footballer
1961–1965  Lycksele IF
Playing position  Midfielder
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Date of birth  (1942-04-19) 19 April 1942 (age 73)

Sven Henrik Lindman (born 19 April 1942 in Ormsjö) is a former Swedish footballer who played mainly for Djurgårdens IF. He played there between 1965–1980 and made 312 appearances in Allsvenskan which is a record for the club. During his time at the club he scored 49 goals. He was capped 21 times scoring 1 goal for the Swedish national football team.



Sven Lindman started his career in local Ormsjö team Ormsjö IF Uven. In 1961, he joined Lycksele IF and later became the top scorer of Swedish football Division 2. In 1965, Lindman continued to Djurgårdens IF and was a part of the 1966 Allsvenskan winning team and scored the match-winning goal in the final match against IFK Norrköping, In 1968, he moved to SK Rapid Vienna, where he stayed for one season. He ended his contract and rejoined Djurgården, and finished his career there in the 1980 season. He made 175 consecutive appearances for Djurgårdens IF between 1970 and 1977.


Lindman made his international A debut in 1967 and played 21 matches for the Sweden national football team, in which he scored one goal. He was selected in Sweden's 1974 FIFA World Cup squad, however he didn't play in the tournament.

Management career

After his playing career, Sven Lindman took over Karlstads BK for five seasons and later Norrstrands IF for another five seasons as a manager.


Djurgårdens IF
  • Allsvenskan (1): 1966
  • References

    Sven Lindman Wikipedia