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Tom Sundby

Personal information
Full nameTom Sundby
Date of birthDecember 15, 1960(age 56)
Place of birthLarvik, Norway
Height1.85 m
Playing positionMidfielder
Club information
Current clubRetired

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Tom Sundby (born December 15, 1960) is a footballer from Norway. A midfielder who scored 6 goals in 39 caps for the national team, he participated in the 1984 Summer Olympics.

Born in Larvik Sundby followed in the footsteps of his father and began playing football in Larvik Turn. In 1981 he went to Lyn, and was brought to Lillestrøm two seasons later as a replacement for Tom Lund, who they lost to retirement. Sundby won the league title with Lillestrøm in 1986, and went to play abroad in Heracles. He also played for three seasons with Iraklis F.C. in the Greek Super League.

During a 1988 international against Scotland Sundby was seriously injured by a tackle from Steve Nicol. Due to the injure Sundby was sidelined for two years, effectively ruining his professional career. In 1990 he did a comeback at Lyn, where he played for three seasons, finishing his career as one of the best players of the Norwegian league.

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