|Full name||Thomas Rytter Jakobsen|
|Date of birth||6 January 1974|
|Place of birth||Copenhagen, Denmark|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playing position||Right back|
|Blovstrød IF (Manager)|
|2009–2010||Frederiksværk FK (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Thomas Rytter Jakobsen (born 6 January 1974) is a retired Danish footballer and manager, who played as a right-back.He is currently the manager of Blovstrød IF.
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