Krister Kristensson

Krister Kristensson (born 25 July 1942 in Malmö) is a former Swedish footballer.

Krister Kristensson
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Personal information
Date of birth (1942-07-25) 25 July 1942 (age 79)
Place of birth Malmö, Sweden
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1979 Malmö FF 348 (6)
1980–1981 Trelleborgs FF 22 (0)
Total 370 (6)
National team
1967–1972 Sweden[1] 38 (0)
Teams managed
1979–1986 Trelleborgs FF
1986–1987 Lunds BK
1989–1993 Höllvikens GIF
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Kristensson played most of his career for Malmö FF. He played 626 games for the club during 1963-1979. He won Allsvenskan 6 times and the Swedish cup 5 times. He was capped 38 times for the Swedish national team, and played in the 1970 FIFA World Cup.

After his playing career Kristensson managed Trelleborgs FF (1979–1986), Lunds BK (1986–1987)[2] and Höllvikens GIF (1989–1993) and was active as a board member of Malmö FF from 1995 to 2010.[3]

Kristensson had to amputate one of his lower legs in 2020, following infections related to a staircase accident in South Africa the previous year.[4]


  1. ^ "Sweden national football team stats". (in Swedish). Archived from the original on June 6, 2012.
  2. ^[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Krister Kristensson at Archived 2009-06-22 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Krister Kristensson tvingades amputera benet" (in Swedish). Kvällsposten. 19 November 2020. Retrieved 19 November 2020.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by Malmö FF

Succeeded by