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Aasmund Bjørkan

Personal information
Date of birth3 July 1973(age 43)
Place of birthBodø, Norway
Height1.80 m (5 ft 10.9 in)
Playing positionMidfielder

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Aasmund Bjørkan (born 3 July 1973) is a retired Norwegian football midfielder.

He made his debut for FK Bodø/Glimt in 1991, and helped win promotion ahead of the 1993 season. In his first Norwegian Premier League season in 1993 he played all 22 league games. He remained a steadfast first-team player at Bodø/Glimt until changing club to Vålerenga in the middle of the 2000 season. After some meagre seasons he returned to Bodø/Glimt in August 2002. He started off well, playing all 26 league games in 2003, but was eventually struck by problems with jumper's knee. He retired as an active player after the 2005 season.

Ahead of the 2006 season he was offered the job as head coach of Steigen SK. This did not happen; instead he was hired in Bodø/Glimt as a player developer. Ahead of the 2009 season he was hired as the new head coach for second-tier club Alta IF. 16 December 2010 Bjørkan are the new head coach for Ranheim from 1 January 2011.

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