|Date of birth||27 November 1972|
|Place of birth||Norway|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|2006||Vard (assistant coach)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Thormod Ness (born 27 November 1972) is a Norwegian football coach and former player.
Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northwestern Europe whose territory comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula; the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard are also part of the Kingdom of Norway. The Antarctic Peter I Island and the sub-Antarctic Bouvet Island are dependent territories and thus not considered part of the kingdom. Norway also lays claim to a section of Antarctica known as Queen Maud Land.
He started his career in Skånevik IL, and later went to SK Vard Haugesund. He joined FK Haugesund in 1996,and enjoyed a spell in the Norwegian Premier League in the seasons 1997 and 1998. The team was relegated that year, but returned in 2000. Ness was the team captain at that time.
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