Nicklas Pedersen

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This article is about the footballer. For the pageant winner, see Nicklas Pedersen (Mister World).
Nicklas Pedersen
Pedersen with Mechelen in 2012
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-10-10) 10 October 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Køge, Denmark
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Number 28
Youth career
Herfølge BK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 Herfølge BK 41 (18)
2007–2009 FC Nordsjælland 26 (9)
2009–2012 Groningen 69 (12)
2012–2013 Mechelen 25 (12)
2013– Gent 29 (7)
National team
2006 Denmark U-20 1 (0)
2007–2008 Denmark U-21 12 (3)
2010– Denmark 13 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 March 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 May 2012

Nicklas Pedersen (born 10 October 1987) is a Danish professional football striker, who currently plays for Belgian Pro League side K.A.A. Gent.

Club career[edit]

Pedersen started his senior career with Herfølge BK in the Danish 1st Division. He made his Denmark national under-21 football team debut in August 2007, and got his breakthrough with Danish Superliga club FC Nordsjælland in September 2007. In January 2009, Pedersen signed a contract with Dutch club FC Groningen. FC Groningen paid FC Nordsjælland 2.2 million euros for the Danish striker.[1]

On 2 July 2012, Pedersen joined Belgian club K.V. Mechelen on a three-year contract.

On 1 July 2013, Pedersen joined fellow Belgian side K.A.A. Gent for a fee of 1.5 million Euros.

He is the son of the Danish football manager Jesper Pedersen.[2]


International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Denmark's goal tally first.
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 5 June 2013 Nordjyske Arena, Aalborg, Denmark  Georgia 1–1 2–1 Friendly


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