Sverre Andersen, Norwegian football player and manager, Died at 80

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Sverre Andersen was born on October 9, 1936 , and deid on November 1, 2016.

He was a Norwegian footballer.

Andersen made his debut for Viking FK in 1952 as a goalkeeper, and played his last game in 1971.

Sverre Andersen played a total of 482 games for Viking (262 in Norwegian league).

Sverre was considered the top goalkeeper of Norway, for many years.

Andersen won goalkeeper of the year in 1962, 1963, 1965 and 1968 in the VG Awards.

He made his Norway debut on June 30, 1954 when he played for the U19 in a game against Denmark in Odense.

Andersen won goalkeeper of the year in 1962, 1963, 1965 and 1968 in the VG Awards.

He was also coach of Viking for many seasons, even while he was still a player.
Andersen was first trainer of Viking’s team in 1960, later from 1966–1970, in 1973 and in autumn 1985.

During 1973, he led Viking to the title.

Andersen was also goalkeeper coach for Viking for one season, and for many seasons was the coach of Viking’s junior team.

Sverre Andersen passed away at 80 years old.

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