Trude Stendal

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Trude Stendal
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Full nameTrude Margaret Stendal
Date of birth (1963-05-30) 30 May 1963 (age 55)
Place of birth Bergen, Norway
Playing position Forward
Youth career
IL Sandviken
Senior career*
IL Sandviken
SK Sprint-Jeløy
National team
1981–1990 Norway 32 (15)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 15:22, 28 June 2014 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15:22, 28 June 2014 (UTC)

Trude Margaret Stendal (born 30 May 1963 in Bergen) is a Norwegian former footballer. She played as a forward for Toppserien club IL Sandviken and the Norway women's national football team. She scored twice in the Norwegians' 2–1 win over Sweden in the final of the 1987 European Competition for Women's Football. [1] During her football career Stendal also worked in a bank. She trained as a nurse when injury brought about her premature retirement from football. [2]

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