Janni Arnth Jensen

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Janni Arnth
Janni Arnth Jensen Linköpings FC 2014 (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full name Janni Arnth Jensen
Date of birth (1986-10-15) 15 October 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Sweden
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Linköpings FC
Number 3
Youth career
1992–2002 Outrup BK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2006 Varde IF
2007–2014 Fortuna Hjørring
2014– Linköpings FC 50 (5)
National team
2003 Denmark U-17 11 (0)
2004–2005 Denmark U-19 16 (0)
2009 Denmark U-23 1 (0)
2010– Denmark 66 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:38, 29 December 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14:38, 29 December 2016 (UTC)

Janni Arnth Jensen (born 15 October 1986) is a Danish football defender who plays for Linköpings FC of the Swedish Damallsvenskan. She previously played for Danish Elitedivisionen club Fortuna Hjørring. Since 2010 she has been a member of the Denmark women's national football team.

Club career[edit]

She played for Fortuna Hjørring after joining in January 2007,[1] following spells at Outrup BK and Varde IF.[2]

In August 2014, Arnth Jensen signed for Linköpings FC and made her debut for the club in the 2014 Svenska Cupen (English: Swedish Cup) final, where Linköpings came from behind to defeat Kristianstads DFF 2–1.[3] She won the 2016 Damallsvenskan title with Linköpings and signed a new two-year contract with the club in November 2016.[4]

International career[edit]

At the girl's football tournament at the 2003 European Youth Olympic Festival, Arnth Jensen played in the final as Denmark beat Switzerland on penalties after a 1–1 draw at Stade Sébastien Charléty in Paris.[5]

Arnth Jensen made her senior international debut in January 2010, in a 2–1 win over Chile. She was named in national coach Kenneth Heiner-Møller's Denmark squad for UEFA Women's Euro 2013.[6]



Fortuna Hjørring



Linköpings FC



  1. ^ "Nye navne til Fortuna" (in Danish). Fagligt Fælles Forbund. 31 January 2007. Retrieved 13 July 2013. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Janni Arnth Jensen" (in Danish). Danish Football Association. Retrieved 13 July 2013. 
  3. ^ Rogovitski, Dmitri (8 August 2014). "Ryazan and Linköping claim cups". Moscow: UEFA. Retrieved 29 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "LFC och Arnth överens om förlängning" (in Swedish). Linköpings FC. 25 November 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2016. 
  5. ^ Garin, Erik (9 October 2005). "European Youth Olympic Days (EYOD)". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 13 July 2013. 
  6. ^ Bruun, Peter (21 June 2013). "Upbeat Heiner-Møller confirms Denmark squad". uefa.com. UEFA. Retrieved 13 July 2013. 

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