Jane Törnqvist

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Jane Törnqvist
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Personal information
Full name Jane Törnqvist
Date of birth (1975-05-09) May 9, 1975 (age 39)
Place of birth Manila, Philippines
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Hallsta IK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1990 Häverödals SK
1991–1992 Rimbo IF
1993–1995 Tyresö FF
1996–1998 Hammarby IF DFF
1999–2002 Älvsjö AIK FF
2003–2007 Djurgårdens IF Dam
2008–2012 Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC 100 (13)
National team
1995–2005 Sweden 109 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 18, 2007

Jane Törnqvist (born May 9, 1975) is a Swedish former footballer who most recently played for Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC. A tough tackling central defender, she wore number 3 for her club. She won 109 caps for the Swedish national team before retiring from international football in 2005.

International career[edit]

After winning seven caps at Under 17 level and 33 Under 21 caps, Törnqvist made her senior Sweden debut in a 3–0 win over Finland on August 30, 1995.[1] She tore her ACL during UEFA Women's Euro 2001 and missed Sweden's extra time defeat to Germany in the final. Two years later she was back in the team as Sweden suffered another golden goal loss to Germany in the World Cup final.[2]


  1. ^ "Olympic team rosters". Women's Soccer World. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Soft-spoken Törnqvist speaks volumes with talent". FIFA.com. 10 October 2003. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 

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