Jess Thorup

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Jess Thorup
Personal information
Date of birth (1970-02-21) 21 February 1970 (age 44)
Place of birth Denmark
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Forward (Retired)
Club information
Current team
Denmark U-21 (manager)
Youth career
-1989 OB
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989-1996 OB 134 (29)
1996-1998 KFC Uerdingen 05 39 (3)
1998 FC Wacker Tirol 13 (3)
1998-2005 Esbjerg fB 203 (58)
2005 HamKam 12 (1)
2006 Esbjerg fB 1 (0)
Teams managed
2008 Esbjerg fB (Caretaker)
2011-2013 Esbjerg fB
2013- Denmark U-21
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jess Thorup (born 21 February 1970) was a Danish professional football forward, who played for the two Danish Superliga sides OB and Esbjerg fB. He also played for the German club KFC Uerdingen 05, the Austrian club FC Wacker Tirol and the Norwegian club HamKam.

He was head coach of Esbjerg fB starting with the resignation of Ove Pedersen on 14 March 2011.

On 21 February 2013 it was announced that starting 1 June 2013 he would be the manager of the Denmark under-21 national football team, and thereby leaving Esbjerg fB.


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