Roland Pettersson

Outside left for IFK Göteborg 1935/36, 1937/38, 1940/41-1941/42

4 seasons, 17 games and 7 goals

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Roland Pettersson

Full name: Roland Valdemar Pettersson
Born: 1918-11-30 in Göteborg | 2004-12-22
Home-grown player
Win percentage (known games): 66.7%
Swedish champion in 1941-42


Biography

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 349 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.

Statistics per season

SeasonLeagueSvenska cupenFriendliesOthers Total
1941/425 / 104 / 109 / 2
1940/411 / 104 / 205 / 3
1937/382 / 20002 / 2
1935/36001 / 001 / 0

Other statistics

Win percentage 66.7%
Win percentage in Allsvenskan 62.5%

Statistics per type of game

Games Goals Goal avg.
Allsvenskan840.5
Friendlies930.33
Total1770.41


9 games and 5 goals in the database

Date Game ResultGame typePositionGoalsAssists
1941-10-12IFK Göteborg – Sandvikens IFW 2–0 (0–0)Allsvenskan, Week 9 Outside left00
1941-09-28AIK – IFK Göteborg W 2–3 (1–2)Allsvenskan, Week 8 Outside left00
1941-09-21IFK Göteborg – Landskrona BoISW 4–0 (0–0)Allsvenskan, Week 7 Outside left10
1941-09-07IF Elfsborg – IFK Göteborg D 1–1 (1–0)Allsvenskan, Week 6 Outside left00
1941-08-24IFK Göteborg – Degerfors IFW 3–2 (1–1)Allsvenskan, Week 5 Outside left00
1941-03-09IFK Mölndal – IFK Göteborg W 0–5Friendly Outside left10
1940-11-03IFK Göteborg – Hälsingborgs IFL 1–2 (1–1)Allsvenskan, Week 13 Outside left10
1938-05-26IK Brage – IFK Göteborg L 4–1 (3–1)Allsvenskan, Week 21 Outside left00
1938-05-20IFK Göteborg – Gårda BKW 3–2 (1–1)Allsvenskan, Week 20 Outside left20