Anders Jacobsen (footballer)

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Anders Jacobsen
Personal information
Full nameAnders Jacobsen [1]
Date of birth (1968-04-18) 18 April 1968 (age 52) [1]
Place of birth Oslo, Norway [1]
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
1985–1988 Asker
1989–1990 Vålerenga 33 (3)
1990–1994 Lillestrøm 17 (2)
1995–1996 Skeid 18 (0)
1997–1998 Start 55 (0)
1998–1999 Sheffield United 12 (0)
1999–2000 Stoke City 33 (2)
2000–2001 Notts County 29 (2)
2001 Asker 1 (0)
2001–2003 Skeid 56 (2)
Teams managed
2005 Strømsgodset IF
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Anders Jacobsen (born 18 April 1968) is a former Norwegian footballer. [2]



Jacobsen was born in Oslo and played his club football in Norway with Asker, Vålerenga, Lillestrøm, Skeid and Start before joining English club Sheffield United in December 1998. He played 12 times for the Blades from 1998–99 and joined Stoke City at the end of the campaign. [1] At Stoke, Jacobsen played 44 times from 1999–2000, helping Stoke to reach the play-offs where they lost out to Gillingham. [1] He then joined Notts County playing 34 matches from 2000–01 before returning to Norway with Asker and Skeid.

Since retiring he has moved into management, and was in charge of Norwegian Second Division team Skeid and Strømsgodset IF. [3]

Career statistics

Source: [4]

ClubSeasonLeagueFA CupLeague CupOther [A] Total
Sheffield United 1998–99 First Division 120100000130
Stoke City 1999–2000 Second Division 332103070442
Notts County 2000–01 Second Division292500000342
Career Total744703070914
A.  ^ The "Other" column constitutes appearances and goals in the Football League play-offs, and Football League Trophy.

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  1. 1 2 3 4 5 Lowe, Simon (2000). Stoke City The Modern Era - A Complete Record. Desert Island Books. ISBN   1-874287-39-2.
  2. Lunde, Vidar (7 September 2001). "Skeids Anders Jacobsen har prøvd det meste Fem klubber - 15 operasjoner" (in Norwegian). Aftenposten. p. 36.
  3. "Skeid utklasset Raufoss" (in Norwegian). Aftenposten. 3 June 2007. Archived from the original on 7 March 2012. Retrieved 29 July 2010.
  4. Anders Jacobsen at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)

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