Jørgen Ravn

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Jørgen Ravn
Personal information
Full name Jørgen Ravn
Date of birth (1940-06-03)3 June 1940
Place of birth Denmark
Date of death 4 June 2015(2015-06-04) (aged 75)
Place of death Denmark
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1964 KB Copenhagen
1965–1966 Aberdeen 25 (9)
KB Copenhagen
National team
1960–1962 Denmark U21 10 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 June 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 June 2015

Jørgen Ravn, alternatively spelled Jørn Ravn, (3 June 1940 – 4 June 2015) was a Danish football player.

Club career[edit]

He played as an amateur for Kjøbenhavns Boldklub (KB) in Denmark, and became topscorer in the 1st Division in 1961 and 1964.[1] He moved abroad to play professionally for Aberdeen in Scotland in 1965,[2] after being signed by Tommy Pearson alongside compatriots Jens Petersen and Leif Mortensen.[3]

One and a half years later he returned to his native country.[1] After a two years penalty for having played as a professional (mandatory in these years' Danish football), he continued to play for KB some years.

International career[edit]

He got 10 caps and scored five goals for the Denmark national under-21 football team. He also played once for his country's B-squad.

Personal life and death[edit]

Married to Inger, Ravn worked for over 25 years for Tuborg. He died on 4 June 2015, one day after his 75th birthday.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Nielsen, Allan (2015-06-04). "K.B.'s dobbelte topscorer er død" [The double topscorer of K.B. has died]. Politiken (in Danish). 
  2. ^ Aberdeen career stats - AFC Heritage
  3. ^ Jens Petersen 1941-2012 - Aberdeen Voice

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