Børge Thorup

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Børge Thorup
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Børge Thorup in 1965
Personal information
Date of birth (1943-10-04) 4 October 1943 (age 76)
Place of birth Copenhagen, Denmark
Playing position(s) Defender
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1962–1966 Brønshøj BK 86 (5)
1966–1969 Greenock Morton 24 (2)
1969–1970 Crystal Palace 1 (0)
1970–1972 Greenock Morton 16 (2)
1972–1973 Clydebank 2 (0)
1973–1974 Brønshøj BK 17
National team
1964–1966 Denmark U21 11 (0)
1965 Denmark 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Børge Thorup (born 4 October 1943) [1] is a Danish former international football player, who played as a defender.

His career spanned from 1962 to 1974 and he both started and ended his career, at a time when the Danish league was amateur-only, with Brønshøj Boldklub. [2] Between 1966 and 1973 he took his game abroad and played professionally for Morton (2 spells), Crystal Palace [3] and Clydebank. [4]

Thorup signed for Crystal Palace in March 1969, [1] but having made only one appearance (as a substitute) in December, [5] returned to Morton before the end of the season. [1]

Børge Thorup was capped once, in 1965, in a match against Greece. [6] Prior to that he played 11 matches for the U21-national team.

Børge is the Grandpa to Grant Thorup who is an goalkeeper training with the rangers youth team

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References

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  2. "Børge Thorup". Bronshojboldklub-statistik.dk. Archived from the original on 10 September 2017. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
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