Ove Thelin

Centre forward for IFK Göteborg 1953/54-1954/55

2 seasons, 23 games and 8 goals

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Full name: Hans Ove Thelin
Born: 1929-04-09 in Råda | 2017-04-30
Win percentage (known games): 47.4%


Biography

Hans Ove Thelin was born on April 9, 1929 in Råda and made his IFK Göteborg debut in the 1953/54 season, which was also the debut season of team mate Nils Jonsson. At 25 years, 0 months and 9 days, on April 19, 1954, he took part his first competetive game against Jönköpings Södra IF in an Allsvenskan game that ended 2–2. He spent two seasons with the IFK Göteborgs first team, and during his career he played in 23 first team games and scored 8 goals. Out of these 23 first team games, 9 were Allsvenskan games.

Ove Thelin is with his 9 Allsvenskan games number 337 on the list of those who have competed in most Allsvenskan games for IFK Göteborg. Thelin passed away in 2017, 88 years old.

Statistics per season

SeasonLeagueSvenska cupenFriendliesOthers Total
1954/551 / 004 / 205 / 2
1953/548 / 2010 / 4018 / 6

Other statistics

Win percentage 47.4%
Win percentage in Allsvenskan 22.2%

Statistics per type of game

Games Goals Goal avg.
Allsvenskan920.22
Friendlies1460.43
Total2380.35


19 games and 8 goals in the database

Date Game ResultGame typePositionGoalsAssists
1954-08-01IFK Göteborg – Malmö FFL 0–1 (0–0)Allsvenskan, Week 1 Outside right00
1954-07-28IFK Göteborg – BK HäckenL 0–1FriendlyCentre forward00
1954-07-23IFK Göteborg – IF WartaW 4–0Distriktsmästerskapet, Semi-finalCentre forward00
1954-07-05Landala IF – IFK Göteborg W 1–7 (1–1)Distriktsmästerskapet, Omg. 1 Centre forward20
1954-06-11IFK Göteborg – FK Vardar SkopjeL 3–4FriendlyCentre forward 4610
1954-05-30IFK Göteborg – Kalmar FFW 1–0 (1–0)Allsvenskan, Week 22 Centre forward10
1954-05-27Sandvikens AIK – IFK Göteborg L 1–0 (1–0)Allsvenskan, Week 21 Centre forward00
1954-05-21IFK Göteborg – IF ElfsborgD 1–1 (1–0)Allsvenskan, Week 20 Centre forward00
1954-05-14GAIS – IFK Göteborg D 1–1 (1–0)Allsvenskan, Week 19 Centre forward00
1954-05-09Djurgårdens IF – IFK Göteborg L 5–0 (2–0)Allsvenskan, Week 18 Centre forward00
1954-05-02IFK Göteborg – Degerfors IFW 3–1 (1–1)Allsvenskan, Week 17 Centre forward10
1954-04-25Hälsingborgs IF – IFK Göteborg D 0–0 (0–0)Allsvenskan, Week 16 Centre forward00
1954-04-19IFK Göteborg – Jönköpings Södra IFD 2–2 (1–2)Allsvenskan, Week 15 Centre forward00
1954-04-07IFK Göteborg – Sävedalens IFL 2–4 (2–2)FriendlyCentre forward00
1954-03-28IFK Göteborg – GAISW 3–2 (1–2)TriangelserienCentre forward20
1954-03-21Örgryte IS – IFK Göteborg W 1–7 (0–3)TriangelserienOutside right10
1954-03-17Majornas IK – IFK Göteborg W 0–3 (0–0)FriendlyOutside right00
1954-03-13IK Virgo – IFK Göteborg W 1–7FriendlyCentre forward00
1954-03-10Skogens IF – IFK Göteborg W 0–1 (0–0)FriendlyCentre forward00