Dorte Dalum Jensen

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Dorte Dalum Jensen
Personal information
Full name Dorte Dalum Jensen
Date of birth (1978-07-03) July 3, 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth Hadsund, Denmark
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Left-back
Club information
Current team
LSK Kvinner
Number 16
Youth career
Hadsund Boldklub
Vorup FB
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2002 HEI
2002–2003 IF Liungen
2004–2005 Asker SK
2006–2007 Djurgården/Älvsjö
2008–2009 Olympique Lyonnais 28 (0)
2009– LSK Kvinner
National team
1999–2007 Denmark 41 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 February 2012

Dorte Dalum Jensen (born 3 July 1978) is a Danish football defender. She currently plays for Norwegian Toppserien club LSK Kvinner. Dalum Jensen won over 40 caps for the Denmark women's national football team.

Club career[edit]

In January 2008 Dalum Jensen left Swedish Damallsvenskan contenders Djurgården/Älvsjö to sign for Olympique Lyonnais.[1] In summer 2009 she returned to Norwegian football, where she had previously played for IF Liungen and Asker SK. This time her destination was Team Strømmen,[2] who became LSK Kvinner for the 2010 season. Dalum Jensen suffered a damaged cruciate ligament in January 2011.[3]

Although Dalum Jensen's parents and two elder brothers had no interest in football, she began to play at school, aged 10. Her early career took in local club Hadsund Boldklub, Vorup FB and then Hjortshøj Egå Idrætsforening (HEI) before she left for Norway.[4]

National career[edit]

She represented Denmark at UEFA Women's Euro 2005[5] and was named in the squad for the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup in China.[6]

Dalum Jensen won 14 caps and scored two goals for the Danish Under–21 team, making her senior debut against Netherlands in September 1999. She scored a single goal for the national team, in a 3–2 friendly defeat to France in September 2004. She won the last of 41 caps in August 2007, in a World Cup warm–up friendly defeat to Sweden in Farum.

Personal life[edit]

Dalum Jensen's partner is the Norwegian goalkeeper Bente Nordby, whom she played alongside at Asker, Djurgårdens and Lyon.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DALUM JENSEN Dorte" (in French). OLweb.fr. Retrieved 2012-02-12. 
  2. ^ Øyvind Løland (2009-07-10). "Dansk stjerne til Strømmen" (in Norwegian). tv2.no. Retrieved 2012-02-12. 
  3. ^ Mari Knudsen (2011-01-21). "Dorte Dalum har røket korsbåndet" (in Norwegian). LSK Kvinner. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  4. ^ "Kvinden Fra Kollektivet". Kvindefodbold er Cool 01 (in Danish) (DBU) (1): 6. April 2005. Retrieved 2012-02-12. 
  5. ^ Peter Bruun (2005-05-03). "Bonde names party for EURO". UEFA.com. Retrieved 2012-02-06. 
  6. ^ "Danmarks VM-hold klar" (in Danish). 3f.dk. Retrieved 2012-02-06. 
  7. ^ Magali Lehane (2011-08-16). "Bente Nordby" (in French). univers-L.com. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 

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