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Sven-Goran Eriksson

is a Swedish football manager and former player who was born on 5 February 1948 in Sunne, Sweden. At 16, he made his Torsby IF debut. He later transferred to study economics at SK Sifhälla and Säffle. He began working as a physical education instructor in Örebro in 1972 after joining KB Karlskoga FF. Tord Grip, who was partial to the English playwrighting style introduced to Sweden by Bob Houghton and Roy Hodgson, had a great impact on Eriksson.

retired from professional football at 27 in 1975. He later had a successful career in club management, winning 18 trophies with Swedish, Portuguese, and Italian league clubs. He won the UEFA Cup and European Cup Winners' Cup in European competitions. After retiring, Eriksson was offered to become Tord Grip's assistant at Degerfors, and later the assistant manager of the Sweden national team. He managed Degerfors from 1977 to 1978, leading the team to the playoffs and promotion to Swedish Football Division 2.

Eriksson's success with assistant manager Tom Chadney attracted the attention of much larger clubs, and he was appointed manager of IFK Göteborg on 1 January 1979. His international breakthrough came during the spring of 1982 when he led IFK Göteborg to the first-ever UEFA Cup for a Swedish club, defeating Valencia in the quarter-finals and 1. FC Kaiserslautern in the semi-finals. Eriksson left the club in June 1982.

He gained fame after his success in Europe, leading Portuguese club Benfica to victory in the Primeira Divisão and the Taça de Portugal. He then moved to Italy, managing Roma before returning to Italy in 1992 to lead Sampdoria, where he won another Coppa Italia in 1994. Eriksson left Sampdoria in June 1997 and later managed the national teams of England, Mexico, the Philippines, and the Ivory Coast, as well as two clubs in England. He employed Tord Grip as his assistant.

Sven-Goran Eriksson Teams Coached

Sven-Goran Eriksson has coached in 10 countries, including Sweden, Portugal, Italy, England, Mexico, Ivory Coast, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, China, and the Philippines. He has also managed clubs such as Degerfors IF, IFK Göteborg, Benfica, Roma, Fiorentina, Sampdoria, Lazio, England, Manchester City, Mexico, Ivory Coast, Leicester City, Guangzhou R&F, Shanghai SIPG, Shenzhen, and the Philippines.











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