|Full name||Allan Nielsen|
|Date of birth||March 13, 1971|
|Place of birth||Esbjerg, Denmark|
1 Senior club appearances and goals
Allan Nielsen (born March 13, 1971 in Esbjerg, Denmark) is a Danish former professional football (soccer) player whose most notable period of football was four years at English club Tottenham Hotspur with whom he won the 1999 League Cup. Events 1138 - Cardinal Gregorio Conti is elected Antipope as Victor IV, succeeding Anacletus II. Year 1971 ( MCMLXXI) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. The Kingdom of Denmark ( ˈd̥ænmɑɡ̊ (archaic ˈd̥anmɑːɡ̊ commonly known as Denmark, is a country in the Scandinavian region of northern Europe Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Tottenham Hotspur, ˈtɒʔnəm is an English professional football club which currently plays in the Premier League. The Football League Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, is an English football competition He was also an integral part of the Denmark national football team from 1996 to 2001, playing a total of 44 matches and scoring 7 goals. The Denmark national football team is controlled by the Danish Football Association and has represented the country of Denmark in international football He competed for Denmark in the international 1996 European Championship (Euro 1996), 1998 FIFA World Cup and Euro 2000 tournaments. The 1996 UEFA European Football Championship ( Euro 96) was hosted by England. The 1998 FIFA World Cup, the 16th staging of the World Cup was held in France from June 10 to July 12 after 60 years to celebrate the third edition scheduled The 2000 UEFA European Football Championship, or Euro 2000, was the 11th UEFA European Football Championship, which is held every four years and organized by
Having never played a senior match, Nielsen moved abroad in 1989 to play for German team Bayern Munich at the age of 18. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. FC Bayern München is a German Sports club based in Munich, Bavaria (München Bayern In his three years at the club, he played only six minutes in a single game in May 1991, as he came on as a substitute in the 7-3 win against Hertha Berlin. Hertha BSC Berlin is a German football club based in Berlin. Hertha BSC Berlin was a founding club of the DFB Failing to break through at Bayern Munich, he left the club in the summer 1991. Nielsen initially signed a three-year contract with FC Sion in June 1991, but he never played a game for the club. FC Sion is a Swiss football team from the city of Sion. The club was founded in 1909 He swiftly moved back to Denmark, to play with Odense BK in the Danish Superliga championship, where he debuted in September 1991. Odense Boldklub (also known as Odense BK or the more common used OB) is a Danish professional football club based in the town of Odense The Danish Superliga is the current Danish football championship tournament and administered by the Danish Football Association.
At Odense, he was a part of the team that won the 1993 Danish Cup and he was then brought to league rivals FC Copenhagen in 1994. The Danish Cup (Landspokalturneringen is the official " knockout " cup competition in Danish football, run by the Danish Football Association. FC Copenhagen ( Danish: FC København, or FCK in short is a Danish football team located in Copenhagen. He played a single season for the club, where he was team captain, before he moved to main rivals Brøndby IF in 1995. Brøndby IF is a Danish professional football club based in the town of Brøndby, on the western outskirts of Copenhagen. In his year at Brøndby, the club won the 1995-96 Danish Superliga championship, and Nielsen was named Brøndby IF 1995 Player of the Year. The 1995-96 Danish Superliga season was the 6th season of the Danish Superliga league championship governed by the Danish Football Association. He was called up for the Danish national team under national manager Richard Møller Nielsen. Richard Møller Nielsen (born 19 August 1937) nick-named Richardo, is a Danish former Football (soccer player and football manager Nielsen made his debut against Armenia on August 16, 1995. The Armenia national football team is the national football team of Armenia and is controlled by the Football Federation of Armenia. Events 1384 - The Hongwu Emperor of Ming China, Emperor Dong hears a case of a couple who tore paper money bills while fighting Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 He came on as a substitute and following 45 seconds on the pitch, he scored the second goal in Denmark's 2-0 win. He was called up to represent Denmark at the Euro 1996 tournament hosted by England, where he scored one goal in his only match, the 3-0 win against Turkey. The Turkish national football team is the national football team of the Republic of Turkey and is controlled by the Turkish Football Federation.
After Euro 1996, Brøndby received a transfer fee of £1. In association football, a transfer is the action taken whenever a player moves between clubs The pound, a unit of currency originated in England as the value of a pound mass of Silver. 65 million, when Nielsen moved to England to play for FA Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur. The Premier League, colloquially referred to as the Premiership, is an English professional league for football clubs Tottenham Hotspur, ˈtɒʔnəm is an English professional football club which currently plays in the Premier League. He played nearly 100 league matches for Tottenham, and he was a pivotal player when the club won the 1999 League Cup. In the final minute, he scored a diving header to give Tottenham a 1-0 win against Leicester City, and Nielsen was subsequently honoured as "Man of the Match". PLEASE NOTE This section is the introduction Please do not add too much detail here In Sport, a man of the match or player of the game or man of the series award is given to the outstanding player almost always the one who makes the most Following controversies with Tottenham manager George Graham, Nielsen moved one league down in March 2000, when he was loaned out to Wolverhampton Wanderers in the English First Division on a three months deal. George Graham (born November 30, 1944 in Bargeddie, Glasgow) is a Scottish former football player and Manager In Football (soccer, a loan involves a particular player being allowed to temporarily play for a club other than the one he is currently contracted to The Football League First Division was the highest division of The Football League between 1993 and 2004 and the highest division of English football overall between In his time at Tottenham, he represented the Danish national team in five games at the 1998 FIFA World Cup, scoring a single goal against South Africa, as well as in two games at the Euro 2000 tournament. The South Africa national football team or Bafana Bafana' (The Boys is the national team of South Africa and is controlled by the South African Football
He permanently moved away from Tottenham after Euro 2000, in July 2000, to play for English Fist Division team Watford FC, where he stayed for three seasons. Watford Football Club is an English professional football club based in Watford, Hertfordshire. In 2003 he returned to Denmark for the Superliga relegation battlers Herfølge Boldklub in a role as player/assistant coach. In many Sports leagues around the world (with North American and Australian professional leagues being the most notable exceptions promotion and relegation Herfølge Boldklub is a Danish football club founded in 1921 It is based in Herfølge, a small town in the middle of Sjælland. Following a bad first half of the 2003-04 season, head coach Johnny Petersen was fired and Nielsen was promoted to player/coach, in a coaching partnership with former national team player and Esbjerg native Michael Schjønberg. The 2003-04 Danish Superliga season was the 14th season of the Danish Superliga league championship governed by the Danish Football Association. Johnny Petersen (born 27 November 1947) is a Danish football manager who latest was caretaker manager when Christian Andersen left Akademisk Michael Schjønberg Christensen (born January 19, 1967 in Esbjerg) is a Danish former professional Football (soccer player They managed to finish just above the relegation zone at the end of the season. For the subsequent 2004-05 season, Nielsen decided to focus exclusively on coaching, but to no avail as Herfølge was relegated, and he announced his coaching days were over. The 2004-05 Danish Superliga season was the 15th season of the Danish Superliga league championship governed by the Danish Football Association.
Allan Nielsen have bought the rights for the Monta brand in Denmark and arranges Street Football events.
|1||1995-08-16||Yerevan, Armenia||Armenia||2-0||2-0||Euro 1996 qualification|
|2||1996-06-19||Sheffield, England||Turkey||2-0||3-0||Euro 1996|
|3||1996-09-01||Ljubljana, Slovenia||Slovenia||1-0||2-0||1998 World Cup qualification|
|4||1997-04-30||Copenhagen, Denmark||Slovenia||1-0||4-0||1998 World Cup qualification|
|5||1997-04-30||Copenhagen, Denmark||Slovenia||4-0||4-0||1998 World Cup qualification|
|6||1998-06-18||Toulouse, France||South Africa||1-0||1-1||1998 World Cup|
|7||1999-09-04||Copenhagen, Denmark||Switzerland||1-0||2-1||Euro 2000 qualification|
|Danish Football Player of the Year|