Jan Christiansen

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Jan Christiansen
Personal information
Full name Jan Clifford Christiansen
Date of birth (1941-04-08) April 8, 1941 (age 76)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966 Rosenborg
1967–1975 Rosenborg 160 (25)
1976 Røros IL
National team
1969–1973 Norway 13 (0)
Teams managed
1975 Rosenborg
1976 Røros IL
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jan Clifford Christiansen (born 8 April 1941) is a Norwegian former football player and coach. He played for Rosenborg BK in Trondheim from 1966 to 1975, earning three league titles and one cup championship. Christiansen was capped 13 times for Norway national football team. Christiansen coached Rosenborg BK in the 1975 season.


Jan Christiansen came to Trondheim in 1965 as student at the Norwegian Institute of Technology. From 1966 Christiansen played regularly as midfielder in Rosenborg BK. In the seasons 1967–1975 while Rosenborg played in the Norwegian top division, Christiansen played 160 matches and scored 25 goals.[1][2] Christiansen was captain of both Rosenborg BK and the Norwegian national team.

Christiansen was playing coach of Rosenborg BK in the 1975 season, and in the 1976 season he was playing coach of Røros IL. Christiansen lives in Enebakk.


Rosenborg BK


  1. ^ "Statistics for Jan Christiansen" (in Norwegian). Aftenposten. Retrieved 2 January 2009. 
  2. ^ "The 1968 Season" (in Norwegian). Rosenborg BK. Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 2 January 2009. 
  3. ^ "Mestvinnende med RBK" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 2 January 2009.