Bengt Berndtsson

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Bengt Berndtsson
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Bengt Berndtsson at the 2009 Göteborg Book Fair.
Personal information
Date of birth (1933-01-26)26 January 1933
Place of birth Gothenburg, Sweden
Date of death 4 June 2015(2015-06-04) (aged 82)
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1951–1968 IFK Göteborg 599 (125)
National team

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Bengt Berndtsson (26 January 1933 – 4 June 2015) was a Swedish football winger. Born in Gothenburg, he was nicknamed Fölet (meaning The Foal).

After starting his career playing for two local clubs, he joined IFK Göteborg in 1951 and won a Swedish Championship with the club. He played 599 matches for IFK during his 17 seasons there, a club record that would stand for 30 years, before being beaten by Mikael Nilsson.

Berndtsson played for the Sweden national football team, and was a member of the squad at the 1958 FIFA World Cup finals.[1]


  1. ^ Bengt BerndtssonFIFA competition record