Henrik Larsson

Read all the news about Celtic Legend Henrik Larsson. Henrik Larsson was born in Helsingborg on 20 September 1971 (age 48).

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Henrik Edward Larsson, MBE is a Swedish football coach and former professional player. He was known as an excellent striker whose main attributes were his goal scoring prowess and on-field intelligence.

Larsson began his career with Högaborgs BK. He moved to Helsingborgs IF, where he was one of the key players when they won promotion to the Allsvenskan in 1993. Larsson then moved to Feyenoord for four years before leaving for Celtic in 1997. He won four league titles in seven years with Celtic, scoring a remarkable 242 goals in 315 competitive matches before moving to FC Barcelona in 2004, where he won two league titles and the 2006 Champions League. Following the expiration of his contract at Barcelona, Larsson returned to his hometown club of Helsingborg, and joined Manchester United on a brief loan between January and March 2007. He announced his retirement from football on 20 October 2009.

Larsson played for Sweden in three World Cups and three European Championships and is a former captain of the national team. Larsson ended his international career with 37 goals in 106 matches. Larsson has also played competitive floorball since 1989.

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Former Celtic star rejects offer to return to the club

Former Celtic striker, Tommy Johnson, is back in the headlines just days after pulling out of a move to Southend United at the last moment that resulted in Henrik Larsson’s failed attempt to return to management.

Daily Mail · Oct 21

Tommy Johnson set to join Blackpool as head of recruitment

The former Celtic and Aston Villa striker had been talking to Southend United about becoming part of their management team with Henrik Larsson and Johan Mjallby until Johnson pulled out...

Daily Mail · Oct 21
Celts Are Here · Oct 21

Former Celtic Striker Rejects Return to Parkhead – Reports

According to reports this morning, over and above leaving Henrik Larsson in the lurch last week which collapsed the Swede’s managerial move to Southend – Tommy Johnson has apparently rejected a return to Celtic too...

Celts Are Here · Oct 21

Larsson ‘Absolutely Fuming’

HENRIK LARSSON was left “absolutely fuming” when his managerial move to Southend collapsed, as CQN reported.

Shocking details emerge about Larsson’s failed Southend move

New details have emerged about why Celtic legend Henrik Larsson’s move to Southend ended up failing.

The Celtic Star · Oct 16

Johnson’s decision ‘took the wind out of Henrik’s Sail’ reveals Southend Chairman

FORMER Celtic Star Tommy Johnson has enraged Henrik Larsson after pulling out of a deal which left the Celtic legend’s deal to take over at Southend in ruins...

The Celtic Star · Oct 16
Celts Are Here · Oct 16

‘I couldn’t work with him’ – Henrik Larsson Left Fuming as New Details Emerge

SOUTHEND chairman Ron Martin has lifted the lid on the real story behind Henrik Larsson’s failed move to become Southend Manager and how the Celtic legend was left fuming by Tommy Johnson’s last-minute change of heart...

Celts Are Here · Oct 16
Evening Times · Oct 16

Henrik Larsson furious with Tommy Johnson after pulling out of Southend management deal

Southend chairman Ron Martin has revealed that Henrik Larsson was fuming after plans for him to become the club’s new manager collapsed when his former Celtic team-mate Tommy Johnson backed out of the deal...

Evening Times · Oct 16
Celts Are Here · Oct 16

Henrik Larsson Lined Up Neil Lennon Favourite for Top Role

Three former Celtic players were on the brink of becoming an unlikely dream team trio for Southend this week before talks were pulled at the eleventh hour.

Celts Are Here · Oct 16

Henrik Larsson comeback derailed by former Celtic teammate

Celtic legend Henrik Larsson looked to complete his comeback to football by signing a deal with Southend.

67HailHail · Oct 15

Celtic should pounce following surprising twist in the tale at English club

Celtic should take note of a surprising Tuesday development that saw the potential appointment of club legend Henrik Larsson as the new Southend boss collapse...

67HailHail · Oct 15
67HailHail · Oct 15

Surprising twist for Celtic icon – no deal agreed

Celtic legend Henrik Larsson won’t be going to Southend United after talks to become their new manager broke down.

67HailHail · Oct 15

Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Beattie in for Kyle, Scotland, WAGs at War, Larsson to Southend?

We’ve tweaked the lineup this week while Kevin Kyle departs for a holiday as we sub on former Celtic & Scotland striker Craig Beattie to cover for the big man.

The Celtic Star · Oct 15

Larsson’s Move to Southend Off

Henrik Larsson’s move to Southend has collapsed. The Celtic legend was due to take over the League One strugglers with Johan Mjallby and Tommy Johnson in his back room team.

The Celtic Star · Oct 15
Daily Mail · Oct 15

Southend confirm that Henrik Larsson will NOT become League One side’s new boss

Southend chairman Ron Martin has revealed former Derby, Aston Villa and Celtic forward Tommy Johnson has scuppered the deal by accepting a job elsewhere, and the talks have fallen through...

Daily Mail · Oct 15
The Sun · Oct 15

Henrik Larsson’s move to become Southend manager dramatically breaks down ‘at the last minute’

HENRIK LARSSON will not become Southend United’s new manager after talks broke down “at the last minute”.

The Sun · Oct 15

Admiration for both Southend and Henrik

The business between Southend United and Henrik Larsson has been fascinating and reflects well on both of them.

Another blow for Southend United after important news comes to light

After being humbled 4-1 at home to AFC Wimbledon on Saturday, Southend fans would have been hoping that things could not get much worse for the club this week, however this has not been the case for the Roots Hall outfit...

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