Halvar Wallin 1998 Hall Of Fame
Halvar Wallin

Halvar Wallin

1917 - 2010

Vikings Soccer Club

Born September 23, 1917 in Brandstorp, Sweden. Halvar started playing at a very early age where it soon became apparent that he was a very talented player, playing for his hometown team IFK. He played with their menís first team at the age of 16. Since there was no 'professional' league in Sweden in the late 1930ís he had the opportunity to play for several clubs which included I K Tord (1938-44) in the Second Division and Jonkoping Sodra IF (1945-49) of the Swedish First Division. In 1960 Halvar and his family immigrated to the United States. Upon his arrival he joined the Vikings Soccer Club in Salt Lake City, where he played until he retired from the game, except for a two-year period in the 1960ís when he was a player/coach for the Hollandia Soccer Club. Halvar received the 'Utah Sportsman of the Year' award in 1975 for his lifelong dedication and sportsmanship to the game of soccer.

Halvar Wallin 1998 Hall Of Fame
1998 Hall Of Fame
Halvar Wallin
Halvar Wallin

Halvar Wallin

1917 - 2010

Vikings Soccer Club

Born September 23, 1917 in Brandstorp, Sweden. Halvar started playing at a very early age where it soon became apparent that he was a very talented player, playing for his hometown team IFK. He played with their menís first team at the age of 16. Since there was no 'professional' league in Sweden in the late 1930ís he had the opportunity to play for several clubs which included I K Tord (1938-44) in the Second Division and Jonkoping Sodra IF (1945-49) of the Swedish First Division. In 1960 Halvar and his family immigrated to the United States. Upon his arrival he joined the Vikings Soccer Club in Salt Lake City, where he played until he retired from the game, except for a two-year period in the 1960ís when he was a player/coach for the Hollandia Soccer Club. Halvar received the 'Utah Sportsman of the Year' award in 1975 for his lifelong dedication and sportsmanship to the game of soccer.

1998 Hall Of Fame
Halvar Wallin





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Utah Soccer Association4476 S. Century Drive, Suite B Salt Lake City, UT 84123(801)263-8166