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Matt Jansen

Jansen training whilst at Wrexham
Personal information
Full nameMatthew Brooke Jansen
Date of birth20 October 1977(age 39)
Place of birthWetheral, Carlisle, England
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current clubChorley

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Matthew Brooke "Matt" Jansen (born 20 October 1977) is an English footballer, who plays as a striker and currently plays for Chorley. He started his career with hometown club Carlisle United, and also played for Crystal Palace, Blackburn Rovers and Bolton Wanderers as well as a loan spell with Coventry City. He won six England under 21 caps. He is currently player-coach for Northern Premier League Premier Division side Chorley, where his former Blackburn Rovers team mate Garry Flitcroft is manager. Jansen is, perhaps, best known for his stint at Blackburn which earned him cult hero status at the club.

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