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Henry Johansen

Henry "Tippen" Johansen
Personal information
Full name Henry Johansen
Date of birth (1904-07-21)21 July 1904
Date of death 29 May 1988(1988-05-29) (aged 83)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1923–46 Vålerenga
National team
1926–38 Norway[1] 48 (0)
Teams managed
1944 Vålerenga
1949 Vålerenga

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)
Olympic medal record
Men's football
1936 Berlin Team

Henry "Tippen" Johansen (21 July 1904 – 29 May 1988) was a Norwegian football goalkeeper.[2][3]


  • Football 1
    • Playing career 1.1
      • Club career 1.1.1
      • International career 1.1.2
    • Coaching career 1.2
  • Other sports 2
  • References 3


Playing career

Club career

On club level, he played for Vålerenga from 1923–46.

International career

Johansen made his debut for the national team in 1926 and played his last match in 1938. He participated in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, where Norway won a surprising bronze medal. He was also the Norwegian goalkeeper at the 1938 FIFA World Cup.

Coaching career

He managed Vålerenga two times; once in 1944, the second in 1949.

Other sports

"Tippen", also active in ski jumping, was awarded Egebergs Ærespris in 1938. He also practised ice hockey and bandy to a certain extent.


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Preceded by
Johan Haanes
Egebergs Ærespris
Succeeded by
Arne Larsen

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