Hans Fróði Hansen

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Hans Fróði Hansen
Hans Fróði Hansen 2013.JPG
Personal information
Full name Hans Fróði Hansen
Date of birth (1975-08-24) 24 August 1975 (age 42)
Place of birth Leirvík, Faroe Islands
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1995 LÍF 57 (6)
1996 B68 22 (1)
1997 LÍF 16 (4)
1997–1999 HB 66 (7)
2000–2001 Sogndal
2001–2003 B68 76 (5)
2004 Fram Reykjavík 12 (0)
2004–2006 Breiðablik 15 (1)
2006 LÍF 21 (4)
2008 Víkingur 2 (0)
2012–2013 TB 4 (0)
National team
1996–2004 Faroe Islands 26 (1)
Teams managed
2006 LÍF Leirvík
2012 (assistant manager) TB Tvøroyri
1 Jan 2013–23 July 2013 TB Tvøroyri
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Hans Fróði Hansen (born 24 August 1975 in Leirvík, Faroe Islands) is a retired football player who played 26 games for Faroe Islands. In 2018 he was sentenced to three years and nine months in prison for having instigated woman to commit 41 sexual assaults against her four-year-old son.[1]


Club career[edit]

Hans Fróði played in Norway, Iceland and for several Faroese clubs,[2] largely in central defence. He played for Fram Reykjavík in 2004[3], appearing in twelve games in the 2004 Úrvalsdeild. In November 2004 he joined 1. deild karla club Breiðablik[4] where he appeared in fifteen matches, scoring one goal.

National team career[edit]

Hans Fróði was capped 26 times for the Faroe Islands.[5] On 5 June 1999, he scored his only goal for his country. In a qualification match for Euro 2000 in Toftir, he scored a last minute equaliser against Scotland (1-1).[6] He later described this as the finest moment of his footballing career.

He made his international debut in a 0-1 away defeat to Bosnia in Sarajevo on 19 August 1998 and played his last game for the Faroes in a 1-3 home defeat against Lithuania on 10 September 2003 in Toftir.

Manager career[edit]

In 2006, he was manager for LÍF Leirvík.

After some of Hans Fróði's ambitious international business projects failed, he decided to resume his career in Faroese football. In 2013, he took over as manager of the top division side TB Tvøroyri.[7][8] He was TB Tvøroyri's manager until 23 July 2013.[9][10]

Personal life[edit]

Hans Fróði started a second career as fashion and beauty advisor under the name Hans F. Hansen of Scandinavia. His main product line was called Below Your Belt[11] and was a series of product intended for pubic hair removal.

Legal history[edit]

On 28 May 2018, Hans Fróði was sentenced to three years and nine months imprisonment, when found guilty in having instigated a 43-year-old woman to commit 41 sexual assaults against her four-year-old son.[12][13]


  1. ^ Jens Hákun Leo (28 May 2018). "The man who salvaged a famous draw against Scotland and dared to challenge Hugh Hefner sentenced to three years and nine months in prison". local.fo (in Faroese). Retrieved 29 May 2018. 
  2. ^ Footballdatabase.eu
  3. ^ "Hans Fróði orðinn Framar". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 12 January 2004. Retrieved 29 May 2018. 
  4. ^ "Hans Fróði og Hjörvar í Breiðablik". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 6 November 2004. Retrieved 29 May 2018. 
  5. ^ FSF.fo List of all players who have played for the Faroe Islands national football team
  6. ^ Scottish disasters Archived 10 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ Sudurras.com TB nýggjan venjara (in Faroese)
  8. ^ Hans Fróði Hansen on Faroesoccer.com as football manager
  9. ^ tb.fo - Hans Fróði Hansen steðgar sum høvuðsvenjari hjá TB
  10. ^ Sveinur Tróndarson (7 July 2013). "Hans Fróði harmast uppsøgnina". portal.fo (in Faroese). Retrieved 29 May 2018. 
  11. ^ Aktuelt.fo (in Faroese)
  12. ^ Carsten Norton (28 May 2018). "Tidligere landsholdsspiller dømt: Fik mor til at misbruge fireårig søn". Ekstrabladet (in Danish). Retrieved 29 May 2018. 
  13. ^ Stefán Ó. Jónsson (29 May 2018). "Fyrrverandi leikmaður Fram og Breiðabliks dæmdur fyrir kynferðisbrot". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 29 May 2018. 

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