Lars (Lasse) Nilsson ( Borlänge , January 3, 1982 ) is a Swedish footballer who since February 2011 when Elfsborg under contract.

The striker played for IF Elfsborg ( Boras ) IK Brage and SC Heerenveen . With his nickname "Pippi Nilsson" He was very popular with the Frisian supporters.

Lasse Nilsson is the son of 15-time international Thomas Nilsson (then IK Brage). The Swede began his football career in 1997 at Torsangs IF in his homeland. After one season he moved to IK Brage. In 2002 he left for IF Elfsborg, where he then played three years. During this period, he was once in the Swedish selection ( 22 January 2004 against Norway ) and he was followed by SC Heerenveen on foot. On 17 January 2005 he moved to Heerenveen and signed until mid-2008.

In the 2004-2005 season he was ten times the base, he fell four times and scored three runs ( Roda JC from, Vitesse and RBC home). The presence of Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Georgios Samaras succeeded him in the beginning of the 2005-2006 season, not to conquer. fixed base location After the departure of Huntelaar and Samaras he showed what he was worth, and scored three runs in the home match against ADO Den Haag .

In August 2007 Nilsson moved on to the French Saint-Étienne . Nilsson by hinting several times that he was ready for a new adventure and Heerenveen was willing to cooperate with a transfer from the Swede.

Nilsson hoped like its predecessors Marcus Allbäck , Erik Edman and Petter Hansson from Heerenveen the national team to pick. Sweden

Nilsson played two years for Vitesse , but hit in the 2010/11 season after the departure of coach Theo Bos lost his base. place The new coach Albert Ferrer saw no prospect more the Swede in the first team. On February 1st 2011 came Vitesse and IF Elfsborg transfer corresponded so Nilsson could return to Sweden.

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Season Club Competition Duels Goals
2000 [1]

IK Brage

Superettan 12 2
2001 [2] IK Brage Superettan 27 13
2002 [3]

IF Elfsborg

Allsvenskan 24 5
2003 [4] IF Elfsborg Allsvenskan 23 4
2004 [5] IF Elfsborg Allsvenskan 26 7
2004/2005 [6]

sc Heerenveen

Eredivisie 14 4
2005/2006 [7] sc Heerenveen Eredivisie 29 9
2006/2007 [8] sc Heerenveen Eredivisie 34 9
2007/2008 [9]

AS Saint-Étienne

Ligue 1 6 0
2008 [10]

Aalborg BK

SAS Ligaen 12 2

IF Elfsborg

Allsvenskan 15 3
2008/2009 [12]


Eredivisie 13 4
2009/2010 [13] Vitesse Eredivisie 30 7
2010/2011 [14] Vitesse Eredivisie 13 2
2011 [15]

IF Elfsborg

Allsvenskan 28 10
2012 [16] IF Elfsborg Allsvenskan 29 7
2013 [17] IF Elfsborg Allsvenskan 22 9
Total 362 97

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