Espen Hoff

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Espen Hoff
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Personal information
Date of birth (1981-11-20) 20 November 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Larvik, Norway
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Start
Number 8
Youth career
Sporty IL
Larvik Turn
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2006 Odd Grenland 154 (38)
2006–2008 Lyn 67 (22)
2009–2010 Stabæk 46 (6)
2010– Start 118 (32)
National team
2005–2006 Norway 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 November 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 August 2008

Espen Hoff (born 20 November 1981 in Larvik) is a Norwegian professional footballer, currently playing for Start. He is primarily a winger, but may also play as an attacking midfielder, whilst at Lyn he occasionally featured on the left wing.

Club career[edit]

Espen Hoff was signed from Odd Grenland before the start of the 2006 season in Norway. As a junior he played for Larvik Turn, before moving to Skien and Odd Grenland in 1999.

At Odd Grenland, he scored 37 goals in 155 league matches, and additional 20 goals in 30 Norwegian Cup games. He also appeared in 6 European Cup games, without netting. He won the Norwegian Cup with Odd Grenland in 2000.

He signed for Tippeligaen Champions Stabæk in 2008 and from 2009 onwards he was a Stabæk player. He joined Start in 2010.

International career[edit]

Espen Hoff has been capped twice for his national side, making his début in a friendly against Bahrain on 25 January 2005. He was capped 27 times for the Norwegian U-21 team, scoring 3 goals.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 12 November 2014
Season Club Division League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1999 Odd Grenland Tippeligaen 7 1 0 0 7 1
2000 23 7 5 3 28 10
2001 25 8 5 2 30 10
2002 25 6 7 4 32 10
2003 24 8 3 1 27 9
2004 26 5 2 2 28 7
2005 24 2 4 7 28 9
2006 Lyn 21 6 1 2 22 8
2007 23 6 3 2 26 8
2008 23 10 5 5 28 15
2009 Stabæk 28 1 4 0 32 1
2010 18 5 3 4 21 9
2010 Start 11 2 1 1 12 3
2011 29 11 5 3 34 14
2012 Adeccoligaen 21 7 3 1 24 8
2013 Tippeligaen 29 6 3 1 32 7
2014 28 6 2 1 30 7
Career Total 383 97 56 39 439 136

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