|Date of birth||3 February 1963|
|Place of birth||Fredrikstad, Norway|
|North Korea (manager)|
|1985–1988||1. FC Nürnberg||78||(28)|
|2001–2003||FC Luzern U21|
|2005–2006||Borussia Mönchengladbach (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Born in Fredrikstad, Jørn Andersen's career started at local team Østsiden where he remained until 1982. Subsequently, he moved to Fredrikstad and netted seven goals in 43 Norwegian Premier League appearances. The striker was transferred to Vålerenga ahead of the 1985 season. Andersen was able to score 23 goals in just 22 matches for the Oslo side.
In 1985, 1. FC Nürnberg signed the Norwegian. In 78 matches Andersen scored 28 goals before he moved to Eintracht Frankfurt. In 1990 Andersen became the first foreign player to be top goalscorer in a season with 18 goals in the Bundesliga. In 1990–91 Andersen played for Fortuna Düsseldorf and returned to the Frankfurt side. After that spell he joined Hamburger SV (1994–95) and Dynamo Dresden to play in the Bundesliga.
He made his debut for Norway in 1985 and earned 27 caps, scoring five goals. His last international match was a European Championship qualifying match against Hungary in October 1990, coming on as a substitute for Jahn Ivar Jakobsen.
Andersen became youth manager of FC Luzern and returned to Germany again to manage the then-second tier team Rot-Weiß Oberhausen from 2003 until 2004. After that spell he assisted Horst Köppel at Borussia Mönchengladbach.
In May 2007, he signed to Greek top-flight team Skoda Xanthi to manage them from 2007–08 on, but in June 2007 the contract was dissolved for private reasons.
On 20 May 2008, he signed a two-year deal with 2. Bundesliga outfit Mainz 05, and under his reign the team achieved promotion to the Bundesliga. Despite the team's success, Andersen was fired on 3 August 2009.
Mid December 2010, he was named manager of the Greek Super League team Larissa. After on 24 days in office, where the team lost three league matches and was knocked out of the cup competition, without scoring a single goal, he was let go.
After leaving Austria Salzburg in December 2015, Andersen was appointed as manager of North Korea in May 2016. It had marked for the first time that a foreign manager was appointed as North Korea coach since 1991.
|FC Luzern U21||2001||2003||—|
|Rot-Weiß Oberhausen||1 July 2003||28 October 2004||46||18||10||18||39.13|
|Skoda Xanthi||3 May 2007||10 June 2007||1||0||0||1||0.00|
|Kickers Offenbach||6 November 2007||30 June 2008||22||5||9||8||22.73|
|Mainz 05||1 July 2008||3 August 2009||40||22||9||9||55.00|
|Larissa||17 December 2010||9 January 2011||4||0||0||4||0.00|
|Karlsruher SC||6 November 2011||26 March 2012||13||2||2||9||15.38|
|Austria Salzburg||2 January 2015||2 December 2015||35||16||9||10||45.71|
|North Korea||11 May 2016||Present||8||6||1||1||75.00|
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