Henrik Larsson

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

Henrik Larsson Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

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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‘Hardest phone call I’ll ever make’ – Ex-Celt Reveals Larsson Snub

Former Celtic Striker Tommy Johnson has lifted the lid on the breakdown between himself and Henrik Larsson earlier this year.

Craig Burley compares Larsson with Zola, Gullit and Vialli

Craig Burley enjoyed a 15-year professional football career two of which he spent at Parkhead.

Henrik Larsson reveals why he rejected offer to be Celtic manager

Henrik Larsson revealed in a recent interview with former teammate, Chris Sutton, that he rejected the chance to be Celtic manager back in 2015.

Evening Times · Nov 16

Henrik Larsson explains why he turned down Celtic job

CELTIC legend Henrik Larsson has explained why he turned down the opportunity to become manager of the Parkhead club...

Evening Times · Nov 16

Legend Reveals Why He Rejected £520,000-Per-Year Pay Hike

HENRIK LARSSON has revealed he was not interested in picking up an extra HALF-A-MILLION QUID a year – because he enjoyed playing for Celtic so much.

The Celtic Blog · Nov 16

If Larsson Really Was Offered The Manager’s Job People On Our Board Had Lost The Plot.

Henrik Larsson has given an interview to Chris Sutton where he reveals that he was offered the Celtic job once and turned it down.

The Celtic Blog · Nov 16
Celts Are Here · Nov 16

Celtic Legend Henrik Larsson Turned Down Parkhead Job

Celtic hero Henrik Larsson has revealed in an interview with Chris Sutton that he was offered the managerial position back in 2015, but wasn’t convinced to take up the proposition...

Celts Are Here · Nov 16
67HailHail · Nov 16

Club legend discloses why he turned down senior role at Celtic Park

Celtic legend Henrik Larsson has revealed that he once turned down the chance to manage the Hoops.

67HailHail · Nov 16
The Celtic Star · Nov 16

‘I wasn’t really pleased with the answers I got,’ Henrik Larsson on knocking back the Celtic Job

HENRIK LARSSON has spoken to Chris Sutton about his time at Celtic, why he knocked back Manchester Utd a few times to remain at Paradise and why back in 2015 he spoke to Celtic about becoming the new manager but didn’t particularly like the answers he got to the questions he raised...

The Celtic Star · Nov 16
67HailHail · Nov 14

“Eerily similar” – Some Celtic fans have spotted a striking Henrik Larsson resemblance

Many Celtic fans have seen a striking similarity between two goals – scored by Henrik Larsson and Olivier Ntcham – 17 years apart.

67HailHail · Nov 14
VideoCelts · Nov 12

Former Celt confirms that he has signed up for I’m a Celebrity

The former England striker spent a brief time at Celtic in the 1999/2000 season when John Barnes brought him in on a short-term deal after Henrik Larsson broke his leg...

VideoCelts · Nov 12
Read Celtic · Nov 6

Celtic get another midfield option as loanee returns to club

Neil Lennon will have another midfielder to potentially select over the coming weeks as Kundai Benyu has returned to the club following his loan spell at Swedish cub Helsingborgs...

Read Celtic · Nov 6

Benyu says his goodbyes at Helsingborg and heads back to Celtic

WHEN Celtic get back from Rome and return to Lennoxtown on Friday morning there will be one more player there.

‘I was disappointed and frustrated’ – Johan Mjallby Lifts Lid on Celtic Connection Breaking Down

JOHAN MJYALLBY has opened up about the deal which nearly took Henrik Larsson, Tommy Johnson and himself to Southend to try and build up the failing side...

67HailHail · Nov 3

A new managerial dream team of O’Neill-era Celtic icons could about to be formed

Former Celtic defender Johan Mjallby has opened up on plans to form a managerial dream team with Hoops legend Henrik Larsson, in an interview with The Sunday Post (03/11 print edition, Post Match supplement page 12)...

67HailHail · Nov 3
Celts Are Here · Nov 30

Larsson vs Morelos: A New Low for Scottish Media

It’s the defining question of our time but is Alfredo Morelos actually better than Henrik Larsson.

Celts Are Here · Nov 30
VideoCelts · Nov 25

Sutton turns back the clock after lunchtime in Hamilton appointment

The former Chelsea striker was signed in pre-season by Martin O’Neill and instantly formed a lethal partnership with Henrik Larsson with that duo scoring the goals that won the opening match of the season away to Dundee United...

VideoCelts · Nov 25
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