Kim Christensen (footballer, born 1980)

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For the Danish football goalkeeper, see Kim Christensen (footballer born 1979).
Kim Christensen
Personal information
Date of birth (1980-05-08) 8 May 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth Frederiksværk, Denmark
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2001 Lyngby BK 70 (18)
2001–2003 Hamburger SV 12 (1)
2003–2005 FC Twente 53 (10)
2005–2006 Brøndby IF 19 (3)
2006–2007 Odense Boldklub 26 (5)
2007–2008 Barnsley 11 (1)
2008–2009 FC Midtjylland 18 (2)
2010–2011 Akademisk Boldklub 15 (4)
2011–2012 HIK
2012–2014 Blovstrød IF
National team
2000–2001 Denmark U21 9 (1)
Teams managed
2012–2014 Blovstrød IF (player-coach)[1]
2014– HIK (assistant)[2]
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 01:45, 18 September 2007 (UTC)

Kim Christensen (born 8 May 1980 in Frederiksværk) is a former Danish professional football player,[3] who currently is the assistant coach of HIK.

Christensen scored a single goal in nine games for the Denmark under-21 national football team from 2000 to 2001.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Christensen started his career with Danish club Lyngby BK. In December 2001, Christensen moved abroad to play for German club Hamburger SV in a DKK 500,000 transfer deal. He had a hard time forcing his way into the starting line-up, and left the club to join Dutch club FC Twente in the summer 2003. At Twente, he found playing time once more.

When his Twente contract ran out in July 2005, Christensen moved back to Denmark on a free transfer to play for Brøndby IF. Following a single year at Brøndby, he moved to league rivals OB in the summer 2006. In August 2007 he transferred to Barnsley.

On 23 June 2008 he signed a two year contract with FC Midtjylland.

Barnsley[edit]

Christensen received international clearance and was able to make his debut against Colchester United. He was named as a substitute but came on in the 73rd minute and his shot won a penalty through handball which Brian Howard dispatched. In further matches he continued to come on in a substitute role and scored his first goal for the club in an away game at Charlton Athletic, an injury time equaliser which earned the team a point.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kim C. skal være Serie 3-træner". bold.dk. 13 June 2012. Retrieved 14 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "HIK PRÆSENTERER NYT TRÆNERTEAM". fodbold.hik.dk. 19 June 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Christensen, Kim" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 5 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Charlton 1-1 Barnsley". BBC Sport. 6 October 2007. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 

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