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Jan Jönsson (born 24 May 1960) is a Swedish football manager and former player who is currently the head coach of Eliteserien club Stabæk.

Jan Jönsson
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Personal information
Full name Jan Anders Jönsson
Date of birth (1960-05-24) 24 May 1960 (age 59)
Place of birth Sweden
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Stabæk (head coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1992 Halmstad 557 (?)
1993 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 6 (1)
1995–1996 Vissel Kobe 30 (7)
Teams managed
1993–1994 Sanfrecce Hiroshima (assistant)
1995–1997 Vissel Kobe (assistant)
1998–2000 Ljungskile
2001–2004 Landskrona
2005–2010 Stabæk
2011–2012 Rosenborg
2013–2014 Aalesund
2015–2017 Halmstad
2017 Sanfrecce Hiroshima
2018–2019 Shimizu S-Pulse
2019– Stabæk
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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CareerEdit

Playing careerEdit

He spent most of his playing career with Halmstads BK.

Coaching careerEdit

Between 1993 and 1994 he was the Sanfrecce Hiroshima assistant coach with Stuart Baxter as manager.

After retiring, he was appointed manager for Landskrona,[1] which he took to the Swedish Premier League.[2] In 2005, he took over Norwegian club Stabæk[3] and led them to promotion in his first season. He won the league with Stabæk in 2008. On 19 November 2014 it was announced that Jan was moving home to Halmstad and had signed a 3-year contract as head coach of HBK.[4] His first season in charge ended with relegation from Allsvenskan. The following season Halmstad finished third in Superettan and faced Helsingborg in a two-legged play-off, which Halmstad won 3–2 on aggregate.[5]

Club statisticsEdit

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J.League Cup Total
1993 Sanfrecce Hiroshima J1 League 6 1 0 0 0 0 6 1
1995 Vissel Kobe Football League 15 6 3 0 - 18 6
1996 15 1 0 0 - 15 1
Country Japan 36 8 3 0 0 0 39 8
Total 36 8 3 0 0 0 39 8

Managerial honoursEdit

ClubEdit

Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Landskrona BoIS
Stabæk Fotball
Halmstads BK

IndividualEdit

  • Norwegian Football Manager of the Month: July 2006

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jan Jönsson". Worldfootball.net. 24 May 1960. Retrieved 24 May 2012.
  2. ^ "enbltd.com" (PDF). enbltd.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 November 2008. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
  3. ^ "UEFA Champions League –". Uefa.com. 19 May 2012. Retrieved 24 May 2012.
  4. ^ "Janne Jönssön tar över –". hbk.se. 19 November 2014. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  5. ^ "Helsingborg ur allsvenskan – efter rysare". aftonbladet.se.se. 20 November 2016. Retrieved 20 November 2016.

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