Torben Nielsen

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Torben Nielsen
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Full nameTorben Nielsen
Date of birth (1945-12-07) December 7, 1945 (age 73)
Place of birth Frederiksberg, Denmark
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1964–1972 B 1903
1972–1974 1. FSV Mainz 05
1974–1976 FK Pirmasens 76 (3)
197?–197? Helsingborgs IF
1980 Hillerød G&IF
National team
1968 Denmark U-21 2 (0)
1969–1972 Denmark 26 (0)
Teams managed
1980 Hillerød G&IF (player coach)
1981–1982 Kastrup BK
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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Born in Copenhagen, he started his career with B 1903 and made his debut for the Danish national team in May 1969. [2] In 1972, he signed a professional contract with German club 1. FSV Mainz 05 in the Regionalliga Südwest league. [3] As a professional, he missed participation with Denmark at the 1972 Summer Olympics, [4] and played his last national team game in October 1972. [1] In 1974, he moved to German 2nd Bundesliga South club FK Pirmasens, where he played 76 games and scored three goals as a midfielder until 1976. [3] He ended his footballing career with Helsingborgs IF in Sweden. He moved to the Danish club Hillerød G&IF, playing the lower regional levels, SBU Series 1, as a player coach during the fall season of 1980, before being signed as a coach on 1 January 1981 for Kastrup Boldklub. [5] [6] [7] Nielsen aborted a managerial career after being fired by Kastrup Boldklub, and settled at Helsingborg. [8]

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References

  1. 1 2 Danish national team profile
  2. Haslund.info profile Archived 2010-10-13 at the Wayback Machine
  3. 1 2 Fussballdaten profile
  4. Flemming Ahlberg at BK Frem
  5. "Sporten: HGI's fodbold i gang" (in Danish) (106. årgang, nr. 283). Frederiksborg Amts Avis. 13 July 1980. p. 25.
  6. "Sporten: Hillerød GI og Hundested delte" (in Danish) (106. årgang, nr. 315). Frederiksborg Amts Avis. 14 August 1980. p. 16.
  7. "Sporten: 18-årige kåret som årets spiller i HGI" (in Danish) (107. årgang, nr. 48). Frederiksborg Amts Avis. 17 November 1980. p. 10.
  8. "Runde tal i dag - 60 Torben Nielsen", Berlingske Tidende, 7 December 2005