Rune Wallin 1998 Hall Of Fame
Rune Wallin

Rune Wallin

1926 -

Vikings Soccer Club

Born September, 1926 in Stockholm, Sweden. Rune as a boy was quite active in many sports such as soccer, track and field, swimming, skiing and ice hockey and played in Sweden with the Telegraph Companyís Soccer Team. Rune and his family immigrated to the United States in 1949. He played a year with a team consisting mostly of Swedish players and thereafter joined the Vikings Soccer Club. Except for a two-year stint in the U.S. Army and playing for A.C. Germania for a year after his return from service, he spent his entire career with Vikings Soccer Club. He served as their President from 1955-57 and ended his playing career in 1971. After his playing career he became a referee and remained active on an emeritus basis for many years thereafter. Additionally, Rune served on the Utah Soccer Associationís Board of Directors as the State Registrar for several years.

Rune Wallin 1998 Hall Of Fame
1998 Hall Of Fame
Rune Wallin
Rune Wallin

Rune Wallin

1926 -

Vikings Soccer Club

Born September, 1926 in Stockholm, Sweden. Rune as a boy was quite active in many sports such as soccer, track and field, swimming, skiing and ice hockey and played in Sweden with the Telegraph Companyís Soccer Team. Rune and his family immigrated to the United States in 1949. He played a year with a team consisting mostly of Swedish players and thereafter joined the Vikings Soccer Club. Except for a two-year stint in the U.S. Army and playing for A.C. Germania for a year after his return from service, he spent his entire career with Vikings Soccer Club. He served as their President from 1955-57 and ended his playing career in 1971. After his playing career he became a referee and remained active on an emeritus basis for many years thereafter. Additionally, Rune served on the Utah Soccer Associationís Board of Directors as the State Registrar for several years.

1998 Hall Of Fame
Rune Wallin





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