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Peter Nielsen (footballer)

Personal information
Date of birthJune 3, 1968(age 48)
Place of birthCopenhagen, Denmark
Height1.80 m
Playing positionMidfielder

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Peter Nielsen (born June 3, 1968) is a Danish former football player, now a coach. He won 10 international caps and scored one goal for the Denmark national football team, with whom he won Euro 1992, though he didn't play at the tournament.

He started his career in the Danish 3rd Division with BK Fremad Amager, and also played with Lyngby Boldklub. He moved abroad to play for Borussia Mönchengladbach in the German Bundesliga, before ending his career with F.C. Copenhagen back in Denmark. He retired in 2003.

He began a coaching career in 2005. First as an assistant manager in B93, then training the youth team at Kjøbenhavns Boldklub.

From January 1, 2006 to May 26, 2008 he was Ståle Solbakken's assistant manager in F.C. Copenhagen. He stopped after a period way from the team as he was absent owing to illness.

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