Torbjörn Arvidsson

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Torbjörn Arvidsson
Personal information
Full nameTorbjörn Arvidsson
Date of birth (1968-05-06) May 6, 1968 (age 52)
Place of birth Sweden
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position(s) Central Defender, Central Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Kalmar FF (Assistant)
Youth career
–1988 Kalmar FF
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1989–2005 Halmstads BK 306 (22)
Teams managed
2006–2015 Halmstads BK (assistant)
2010–2015 Halmstads BK U-21
2016–2017 Varbergs BoIS (assistant)
2018 Kalmar FF U-17
2019 Kalmar FF (assistant)
2020– Halmstads BK (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Torbjörn Arvidsson (born May 6, 1968) is a former Swedish football player, who played as a defender for Halmstads BK. He is currently the assistant manager of Kalmar FF.

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Career

Starting his career in Kalmar FF he early moved to Halmstads BK in 1989, where he played until 2005. During this time he became the player with most games in Allsvenskan for Halmstad so far, 306 games and 543 games in total, he won Allsvenskan twice and Svenska Cupen once and 1998-1999 he was the team captain and also playing several time in European cups.

He made his debut for the club in 1989 in the serie debut against Örebro SK and his last match became in the cup against Ystads IF FF in 2005.

Coaching career

From 2010 until he left Halmstad BK at the end of 2015, beside his role as the assistant manager of the first team, Arvidsson was also responsible for the clubs U-21 squad. [1] Arvidsson continued his coaching career at Varbergs BoIS. He signed as an assistant manager on 4 January 2016. [2] He left the club at the end of 2017 to join Kalmar FF, which already was announced in November 2017. [3] Arvidsson was going to take charge of the U-17 squad.

On 7 January 2019, Arvidsson was promoted to the technical staff of the first team at Kalmar FF, functioning as one of the assistant managers. [4]

Achievements

Flag of Sweden.svg Halmstads BK:

  • Champion: 1995

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References

  1. Arvidsson om livet efter HBK, hallandsposten.se, 8 December 2015
  2. Torbjörn Arvidsson klar för Bois, hallandsposten.se, 4 January 2016
  3. Torbjörn Arvidsson klar för Kalmar FF!, kalmarff.se, 17 November 2017
  4. Torbjörn Arvidsson flyttas upp till A-truppen, kalmarff.se, 7 January 2019