Eigil Nielsen (footballer, born 1948)

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Eigil Nielsen
Personal information
Date of birth (1948-12-06) December 6, 1948 (age 69)
Place of birth Tårs, Denmark
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1970 Hjørring
1970–1971 KB
1971–1973 Winterthur
1973–1977 Hjørring
1977–1978 Basel
1978–1981 Lucerne
National team
1971–1975 Denmark 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Eigil Nielsen (born 6 December 1948 in Tårs, Hjørring) is a former Danish footballer who played as a midfielder during the 1960s, 1970's and 1980s.

Nielsen began his career in 1966 at Hjørring before moving to KB in 1970. In 1971, he signed for Switzerland's Winterthur and he played there until 1973, when he returned to Hjørring. He went back to Switzerland in 1977, with Basel. Then, in 1978 Lucerne signed him and he retired in 1981.

He was capped ten times by the Danish national team, making his international debut in Denmark's 3-2 win over Japan on 28 July 1971 in Parken, Copenhagen. His last match for the national team was in a 6-1 defeat to Romania on 23 August 1975 in Bucharest.

External links

  • Eigil Nielsen at WorldFootball.net
  • International Stats

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