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Eigil Nielsen (footballer)

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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.

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