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Roland Nilsson

Personal information
Full nameRoland Nilsson
Date of birthNovember 27, 1963(age 52)
Place of birthHelsingborg, Sweden
Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current clubFC Copenhagen (manager)

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Roland Nilsson (born 27 November 1963 in Helsingborg) is a Swedish football manager and the current manager of FC Copenhagen. As a player, Nilsson played 116 games for Sweden, making him second only to Thomas Ravelli in international appearances for Sweden. He also won the UEFA Cup and played in the semi-finals of the World Cup, the European Championships, and the European Cup during a playing career lasting over two decades. He won his first major honour as a manager in 2010 with Malmö FF when the team won Allsvenskan. On 1 April 2011 FC Copenhagen confirmed Nilsson as the club's new manager to replace Ståle Solbakken who left Copenhagen to become manager of FC Köln in the summer of 2011. Nilsson joined Copenhagen on 1 June 2011.

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