Bo Svensson

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Bo Svensson
FC Liefering versus Young Violets Austria Vienna (August 30, 2019) 11.jpg
Bo Svensson (2019)
birthday 4th August 1979
place of birth SkørpingDenmark
size 190 cm
position Defense
Years station
0000-1992 Kjøbenhavns Boldklub
1992-1999 FC Copenhagen
Years station Games (goals) 1
1999-2006 FC Copenhagen 150 (4)
2006-2007 Borussia Monchengladbach 32 (2)
2007-2014 1. FSV Mainz 05 109 (1)
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
2000 Denmark U-21 2 (0)
2006-2011 Denmark 3 (0)
Stations as a trainer
Years station
2015 1. FSV Mainz 05 (assistant coach)
2015 1. FSV Mainz 05 U-16
2016-2017 1. FSV Mainz 05 U-17
2017-2019 1. FSV Mainz 05 U-19
2019– FC Liefering
1 Only league games are given.

Bo Svensson (born August 4, 1979 in Skørping ) is a former Danish football player and now coach . As a player he was under contract in Denmark and Germany and was a Danish national player .


As a player


Svensson was only active as a youth player and later as a professional in Denmark with the fusion club FC Copenhagen and its predecessor club Kjøbenhavns Boldklub . With FCK he won the Danish championship in 2001, 2003 and 2004 and in 2005 the Scandinavian football championship, which was played across all leagues for the first time, to which he contributed a goal in the final on penalties .

In January 2006, the tall central defender moved to the German Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach . Svensson played his first Bundesliga game on February 8, 2006 in a 0-0 draw against Schalke 04 . A week later he scored his first goal for Borussia in the game against MSV Duisburg (1: 1).

After the relegation of Borussia in the summer of 2007, he moved to the relegated 1. FSV Mainz 05 . Because of an injury he had to give up his place in defense to Neven Subotić at the beginning of the 2007/08 season ; this became a regular player. In the 2009/10 season Svensson played predominantly in defensive midfield and was used in 26 games. He played a total of 109 league games for Mainz 05. After the 2013/14 season , he ended his playing career.

National team

In the senior national team he came May 27, 2006 against the selection of Paraguay for his first international game . On March 20, 2011 he was called up after five years for the game on March 26, 2011 against the selection of Norway in the qualification for the European Championship 2012 and for the friendly game on March 30, 2011 against the selection of Slovakia and was used in both games .
Since then, he has been part of the extended squad of Morten Olsen's squad without playing another game.

As a trainer

From 17 February 2015 until end of season he was assistant coach of Martin Schmidt at 1. FSV Mainz 05. From start of season 2015/16 he was coach of the U-16 in the youth academy of the club. During the winter break of the 2015/16 season , he took over the club's U-17s. He has been training the U-19s since the 2017/18 season. At the same time, he is completing an apprenticeship as a football teacher in Denmark , which he is expected to complete in autumn 2019. His contract with Mainz ran until 2020.

In July 2019 he became coach of the Austrian second division club FC Liefering , with whom he received a contract that ran until June 2023.

Web links

Commons : Bo Svensson  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Mainz 05 and Bo Svensson - an 18-month misunderstanding?
  2. ^ Bo Svensson, Bundesliga 2009/10
  3. ^ Rüdiger Lutterbach: Training start at Mainz 05: First session under the new trainer Hjulmand. (No longer available online.) In: VRM Rhein-Main GmbH & Co. KG, archived from the original ; accessed on June 23, 2014 .
  4. Mikael Blond: Olsen udtager Poulsen og Svensson. In: Danmark ApS / Sport Publish OÜ, March 20, 2011, accessed on July 4, 2015 .
  5. Martin Schmidt takes over as a coach at, accessed on February 17, 2015
  6. Changes in the coaching team , accessed on August 20, 2015
  7. Svensson takes over the U17, accessed on January 12, 2016
    The U-17 on, accessed on January 12, 2016
  8. Bo Svensson extends, accessed on November 22, 2016
  9. DFB - German Football Association (Ed.): Svensson: "I wouldn't be a coach without Klopp and Tuchel" . September 30, 2018 ( [accessed October 1, 2018]).
  10. , accessed on June 3, 2017
  11. With desire trainer team in the new season, July 12, 2019. Retrieved on July 12, 2019