Svein Bakke, Norwegian footballer, Died at 62


Svein Bakke was born on June 23, 1953, and died on December 16, 2015.

He was a Norwegian footballer who played for Sogndal Fotball from 1971 to 1990.

Svein was central player when Sogndal faced SK Brann in the 1976 Norwegian Football Cup.

He played 514 matches over his nineteen-year career and scored 321 goals (in all competitions, including friendlies).

Svein served Sogndal in an administrative position until 2005, aside from one year (1999) with Wimbledon F.C. in England.

He later worked in the private sector.

Svein Bakke was the father of former Sogndal player and coach Eirik Bakke.

Svein Bakke passed away at age 62 in December 2015.