Bengt Lindskog

Bengt Lindskog (25 February 1933 – 27 January 2008) was a Swedish footballer who played at both professional and international levels, as a midfielder.

Bengt Lindskog
Personal information
Date of birth (1933-02-25)25 February 1933
Place of birth Furulund, Sweden
Date of death 27 January 2008(2008-01-27) (aged 74)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1955 Helsingborg 40 (14)
1955–1956 Malmö FF 19 (13)
1956–1958 Udinese 58 (28)
1958–1961 Inter Milan 88 (32)
1961–1964 Lecco 65 (11)
1965–1967 IFK Malmö
Total 270+ (98+)
National team
1955–1965 Sweden 14 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Club careerEdit

Born in Furulund, Lindskog played club football in Sweden and Italy for Helsingborg, Malmö FF, Udinese, Inter Milan, Lecco and IFK Malmö.[1][2]

International careerEdit

 
Malmö FF players in 1955: from left Charles Gustafsson, Henry Thillberg, Nils-Åke Sandell, Bengt Lindskog and Bertil Nilsson.

Lindskog earned 14 caps for the Swedish national team between 1955 and 1965.[1] Before the 1958 World Cup, which was held on home soil in Sweden, Lindskog transferred from Udinese to Inter; his new contract did not allow him to participate in the tournament.[3] He did, however, participate in qualifying matches for the 1966 World Cup.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Bengt Lindskog at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20080317212930/http://www.enciclopediadelcalcio.com/Lindskog.html
  3. ^ Arne Norlin: 1958. När folkhemmet fick fotbolls-VM (Malmö 2008)
  4. ^ Bengt LindskogFIFA competition record