Morgan Andersen

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Morgan Andersen (born 7 April 1966) is a retired Norwegian ice hockey player.

He hails from Yven in Tune. During his active ice hockey career he played for Stjernen,[1] Mora IK and Lillehammer IK.[2] He last played for Stjernen in 1998.[3] He played for the Norwegian national ice hockey team at the 1988, 1992 and 1994 Winter Olympics.[2]

After retiring he has worked as a sports official and coach. He is a former sports director for the football club FK Lyn, and was involved in the transfer controversies around player John Obi Mikel.[4] He has also led the trade union for Norwegian sportspeople, the Norwegian Players' Association, and after his period in Lyn he became sports manager and assistant coach for Stjernen Hockey.[1] In 2009, he was promoted to head coach.[5]

He was arrested by police in December 2011, suspected of participating in tax fraud during payments of football player Raio Piiroja.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Julsen, Lene (11 October 2008). "– Jeg har sluttet å være redd". Sarpsborg Arbeiderblad (in Norwegian). Retrieved 8 May 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Morgan Andersen". SR/Olympic Sports. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 6 May 2011. 
  3. ^ Thorbjørnsen, Jon Magnus (10 February 2009). "Morgan Andersen gjør comeback". Fredriksstad Blad (in Norwegian). Retrieved 8 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Dommeren ville sende Morgan i fengsel". Dagbladet (in Norwegian). 2008. 
  5. ^ "Blir ny hovedtrener". Fredriksstad Blad (in Norwegian). 3 April 2009. Retrieved 8 May 2011. 
  6. ^ http://www.vg.no/sport/fotball/norsk/artikkel.php?artid=10040884

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