Full name: Roland Valdemar Pettersson Born: 1918-11-30 in Göteborg | 2 Home-grown player Win percentage (known games): 61.5%
Swedish champion in 1941-42
Roland Valdemar Pettersson was born on November 30, 1918 in Göteborg and made his IFK Göteborg debut in the 1935/36 season, which was also the debut season of team mate Nils Eriksson. Pettersson was part of IFK Göteborg's youth program before making his debute with the first team, and is as a result of that regarded by the club as a home-grown player. At 19 years, 5 months and 19 days, on May 20, 1938, he took part his first competetive game against Gårda BK in an Allsvenskan game that ended 3–2. He spent four seasons with the IFK Göteborgs first team, and during his career he played in 17 first team games and scored 7 goals. Out of these 17 first team games, 8 were Allsvenskan games.
Roland Pettersson is with his 8 Allsvenskan games number
366 on the list of those who have competed in most Allsvenskan games for IFK Göteborg. Pettersson won the Swedish championship with IFK Göteborg in 1941-42. Pettersson passed away in 2004, 86 years old.