Roland Nilsson

Where is Roland Nilsson now?

Roland Nilsson, the second most capped player for the Swedish national team finally hung up his boots after a 22 year playing career whilst player/ manager at Coventry City.

When Nilsson left Coventry City he had a brief spell at Helsingborg as youth team coach before becoming manager of GAIS in 2003.

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In 2007 Nilsson left the club to take the manager’s job at Malmo where he stayed for four years before leaving for the vacant manager’s role at FC Copenhagen in 2011.

He was only in the role for six months before getting sacked despite topping the league at the time.

In 2014 Roland Nilsson was back in management when he was appointed as head coach of the Swedish national team’s under 16’s squad.

Nilsson has since coached the national side’s under 17’s side but still works as the coach of the under 16’s.

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Roland Nilsson: Premier League Statistics

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Premier League Teams Played forCoventry City, Sheffield Wednesday

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