Jan Stefan Rehn (born 22 September 1966) is a Swedish football manager and former professional player who played as a midfielder. As a player he represented Djurgårdens IF, Everton, IFK Göteborg, and Lausanne Sports, winning a combined six Swedish Championships with the two Swedish clubs. He won 45 caps for the Sweden national team and represented his country at UEFA Euro 1992 and the 1994 FIFA World Cup. He also represented the Sweden Olympic team at the 1988 Summer Olympics.

Stefan Rehn
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Stefan Rehn in August 2014
Personal information
Full name Jan Stefan Rehn
Date of birth (1966-09-22) 22 September 1966 (age 55)
Place of birth Stockholm, Sweden
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1978–1984 Sundbybergs IK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1989 Djurgårdens IF 119 (43)
1989–1990 Everton 4 (0)
1990–1995 IFK Göteborg 134 (26)
1995–2000 Lausanne Sports 172 (33)
2000–2002 Djurgårdens IF 67 (6)
Total 496 (108)
National team
1984–1985 Sweden U19[2] 8 (1)
1986–1990 Sweden U21/O[2] 22 (3)
1988–1995 Sweden[3] 45 (6)
Teams managed
2003–2006 Djurgårdens IF (assistant)
2007–2010 IFK Göteborg
2010–2011 IFK Göteborg (assistant)
2011–2013 Jitex BK
2014–2017 Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC
2018–2020 Utsiktens BK
Honours
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Club careerEdit

Rehn was born in Stockholm. After playing for a local club, he joined Djurgårdens IF from Stockholm. He made his debut in the senior team in the 1984 season.[4] He was the Swedish football Division 2 top scorer in 1987.[5] In 1988, he was part of Djurgården's Swedish Championship silver medal team and in 1989, he played in the 1989 Svenska Cupen Final loss against Malmö FF.

In 1989, he joined English club Everton before returning to Sweden and IFK Göteborg in 1990 with which he won five Swedish Championships. He then moved to Swiss club Lausanne Sports before rejoining his old club Djurgårdens IF in 2000, winning another Championship in 2002 before retiring.

International careerEdit

Rehn, whose parents are from Åland, received a call-up for the Sweden national under-18 football team but was ineligible to play until 1984 when he acquired Swedish citizenship.[5] In total, he made eight U18 appearances (one goal) and 17 U21 appearances (three goals).[5]

Rehn made his international debut in a 1988 4–1 friendly win against East Germany national football team, a match in which he also scored his first international goal in the 58th minute.[2] He played two matches in the 1988 Summer Olympics for Sweden. He was part of the UEFA Euro 1992 squad, but did not play.

He was part of the Sweden team that finished third at the 1994 FIFA World Cup.[6]

Management careerEdit

After his retirement, he was then part of Djurgården's coaching staff before taking the job as manager of his other previous Swedish club IFK Göteborg for the 2007 season as a joint manager with Jonas Olsson. He left in 2010. Between 2011 and 2013, he was head coach for Jitex BK, and in 2014 he joined Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC as head coach.

In May 2018, Rehn was appointed head coach of Utsiktens BK. In December 2019, Rehn announced in an interview, that he had agreed to sign a new two-year deal. However, on 29 January 2020, it was confirmed that he had left the club and that the parties never signed any extension in December 2019.[7][8]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Djurgårdens IF 1984 Division 2 Norra 14 3 14 3
1985 Division 2 Norra 25 10 25 10
1986 Allsvenskan 22 6 22 6
1987 Division 1 Norra 26 15 26 15
1988 Allsvenskan 20 8 4 0 24 8
1989 Allsvenskan 12 1 3 1 15 2
Total 119 43 3 1 0 0 4 0 126 44
Everton 1989–90 First Division 4 0 4 0
Total 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
IFK Göteborg 1990 Allsvenskan 20 6 20 6
1991 Allsvenskan 18 1 3 0 9 0 30 1
1992 Allsvenskan 28 9 6 0 34 9
1993 Allsvenskan 24 6 4 0 28 6
1994 Allsvenskan 24 2 6 2 30 4
1995 Allsvenskan 11 2 2 0 13 2
Total 134 26 0 0 21 2 0 0 155 28
Lausanne Sports 1995–96 Nationalliga A 36 9 36 9
1996–97 Nationalliga A 34 9 34 9
1997–98 Nationalliga A 35 3 35 3
1998–99 Nationalliga A 32 4 2 1 34 5
1999–00 Nationalliga A 35 8 2 0 37 8
Total 172 33 0 0 4 1 0 0 176 34
Djurgårdens IF 2000 Superettan 18 3 3 1 21 4
2001 Allsvenskan 25 1 2 0 27 1
2002 Allsvenskan 24 2 6 1 6 0 36 3
Total 67 6 11 2 6 0 0 0 84 8
Career total 496 108 14 3 0 0 31 3 13 0 545 114

InternationalEdit

Appearances and goals by national team and year[9]
National team Year Apps Goals
Sweden 1988 4 1
1989 1 1
1990 7 2
1991 8 1
1992 7 0
1993 7 1
1994 9 0
1995 2 0
Total 45 6
Scores and results list Sweden's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Rehn goal.
List of international goals scored by Stefan Rehn
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Ref.
1 12 January 1988 Estadio Municipal de Maspalomas, San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Spain   East Germany 3–1 4–1 Friendly [10]
2 16 June 1989 Parken, Copenhagen, Denmark   Brazil 1–0 2–1 Friendly [11]
3 17 February 1990 Al-Maktoum Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates   United Arab Emirates 1–0 2–0 Friendly [12]
4 10 October 1990 Råsunda Stadium, Solna, Sweden   Germany 1–3 1–3 Friendly [13]
5 1 May 1991 Råsunda Stadium, Solna, Sweden   Austria 3–0 6–0 Friendly [14]
6 15 April 1993 Nepstadion, Budapest, Hungary   Hungary 2–0 2–0 Friendly [15]

HonoursEdit

Djurgårdens IF

IFK Göteborg

Individual

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Benjamin Strack-Zimmermann. "Stefan Rehn". national-football-teams.com.
  2. ^ a b c Alsiö, Martin; Frantz, Alf; Lindahl, Jimmy; Persson, Gunnar, eds. (2004). 100 år: Svenska fotbollförbundets jubileumsbok 1904-2004, del 2: statistiken [100 years: Swedish Football Association's centenary 1904-2004, part 2: statistics] (in Swedish). Vällingby: Stroemberg Media Group. ISBN 91-86184-59-8.
  3. ^ "Sweden national football team stats". passagen.se (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 9 June 2001.
  4. ^ "Stadionhjältar: Stefan Rehn". dif.se. Archived from the original on 8 September 2014.
  5. ^ a b c Frantz, Alf; Glanell, Tomas; Persson, Gunnar, eds. (2008). Det svenska fotbollslandslaget 1908–2008 [The Swedish National Football Team 1908–2008] (in Swedish). Vällingby: CA Strömberg AB. ISBN 978-91-86184-69-8.
  6. ^ "Stefan Rehn - Spelarstatistik - Svensk fotboll". www.svenskfotboll.se. (in Swedish). Retrieved 6 October 2020.
  7. ^ Stefan Rehn kritiserar Utsiktens satsning, gp.se, 30 January 2020
  8. ^ Klart: Stefan Rehn lämnar Utsikten, expressen.se, 29 January 2020
  9. ^ "Stefan Rehn - Spelarstatistik - Svensk fotboll". www.svenskfotboll.se. (in Swedish). Retrieved 28 December 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. ^ "Östtyskland - Sverige - Matchfakta - Svensk fotboll". www.svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  11. ^ "Brasilien - Sverige - Matchfakta - Svensk fotboll". www.svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  12. ^ "Förenade Arabemiraten - Sverige - Matchfakta - Svensk fotboll". www.svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  13. ^ "Sverige - Tyskland - Matchfakta - Svensk fotboll". www.svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  14. ^ "Sverige - Österrike - Matchfakta - Svensk fotboll". www.svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  15. ^ "Ungern - Sverige - Matchfakta - Svensk fotboll". www.svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  16. ^ http://www.difarkivet.se/dif_sm_guld_seniorer.pdf[bare URL PDF]

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