Thor Jørgen Spurkeland

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Thor Jørgen Spurkeland
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Full nameThor Jørgen Spurkeland
Date of birth (1987-05-12) 12 May 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth Bergen, Norway
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Right winger
Centre midfielder
Club information
Current team
Youth career
Senior career*
2004–2005 SK Brann [1] 1 (0)
2006 Løv-Ham (loan) 2 (0)
2006–2007 Fyllingen (loan) 32 (3)
2008– NBK 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 20 January 2008

Thor Jørgen Spurkeland (from Knarvik, Norway) is a Norwegian footballer playing midfielder and striker. He was transferred to Brann from Nordhordland B.K. (NBK) in 2003. He debuted on the first-team in the Norwegian Cup's first round against Norheimsund on 26 May 2004. He scored his first goal for Brann in the 1st round in the Norwegian Cup against Gneist on 7 May 2005. [1] Spurkeland won the 2004 distinguishing award from the Kniksen fund.

Knarvik Village in Western Norway, Norway

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Norway Country in Northern Europe

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Midfielder association football position played on both ends of the field

midfielder is an association football position. Midfielders are generally positioned on the field between their team's defenders and forwards. Some midfielders play a disciplined defensive role, breaking up attacks, and are otherwise known as defensive midfielders. Others blur the boundaries, being more mobile and efficient in passing: they are commonly referred to as deep-lying midfielders, play-makers, box-to-box, or holding midfielders. The number of midfielders on a team and their assigned roles depends on the team's formation; the collective group of these players on the field is sometimes referred to as the midfield.


Spurkeland was loaned out to Løv-Ham during the 2006 season to get valuable first-team experience. But Spurkeland didn't manage to gain a spot on the first team, and in July 2006, he was loand out to the 2nd division club, Fyllingen.

Løv-Ham Fotball Norwegian football club

Løv-Ham Fotball was a football club from Fyllingsdalen in Bergen, Norway. Its origin was two local sports teams in Fyllingsdalen called Løvåsen and Hamre. On 29 December 1975 those clubs were merged, choosing the name Løv-Ham. In March 1999 Løv-Ham was divided into a football division, Løv-Ham Fotball, and a handball division, Løv-Ham Håndball.

Fyllingen Fotball was a Norwegian association football club from Fyllingsdalen, Bergen, Hordaland.

At the end of 2007, he returned to his native club, NBK.

He Is currently playing in the Norwegian second division for Førde Fotball.

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