Emil Lyng

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Emil Lyng
Personal information
Full name Emil Sigvardsen Lyng
Date of birth (1989-08-03) 3 August 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Kolding, Denmark
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Forward, Winger
Club information
Current team
Esbjerg fB
Number 10
Youth career
Kolding FC
Kolding IF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 AGF 0 (0)
2008–2011 Lille 4 (0)
2010 Zulte Waregem (loan) 14 (1)
2011 FC Nordsjælland (loan) 4 (1)
2011–2012 Lausanne-Sport 5 (0)
2013– Esbjerg fB 30 (3)
National team
2008 Denmark U-20 1 (0)
2009–2011 Denmark U-21 8 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 April 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 July 2013

Emil Sigvardsen Lyng (born 3 August 1989 in Kolding) is a Danish professional footballer who currently plays for Esbjerg fB.


Early career[edit]

Lyng began his youth career playing for Kolding FC, but later moved to city rival Kolding IF and played there until he was picked up by AGF Aarhus. In January 2008 he was promoted to the AGF first team, but never got his Danish League debut for the club before he was sold to Lille OSC[1] in the summer of 2008. He made his senior debut for Lille on 18 October 2008 against Olympique Lyon. On 27 January 2010 Zulte Waregem signed the Danish forward on loan from Lille for 6 months.[2]

Zulte Waregem[edit]

On the 7th of February 2010 he got his debut at home against Club Bruges in the Jupiler League, playing as center forward. Lyng showed great composure in front of goal, as he headed his team into the lead.

FC Nordsjælland[edit]

On the 26th of January 2011, Emil Lyng joined Danish club FC Nordsjælland on loan for the rest of the 2010-11 season, making 4 appearances and scoring 1 goal.


Lyng was allowed to leave Lille on a free transfer during the 2011 summer transfer window to join Swiss side Lausanne-Sports, where he signed a two year contract and was given the number 28 shirt.[3]


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