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Delaney training with Werder Bremen in 2017
|Full name||Thomas Joseph Delaney|
|Date of birth||3 September 1991|
|Place of birth||Frederiksberg, Denmark|
|Height||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 December 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:55, 22 October 2017 (UTC)
Delaney made his debut for F.C. Copenhagen in an unofficial friendly in August 2008. After playing the first half of the 2008–09 season in the KB youth team, he was a part of the FCK squad in the Danish Cup 2008-09. He made his official debut in the first leg of the semi-finals against Nordvest FC, where he substituted Hjalte Nørregaard in the middle of second half. In the return leg two weeks later Delaney was among the starting eleven playing the first 60 minutes before he was substituted with Şaban Özdoğan.
In the summer break 2009, he was promoted to the first team squad together with Özdoğan. He scored on his continental debut, playing the full match in Champions League qualification against FK Mogren. His first Superliga match was on 9 August 2009 against SønderjyskE replacing Atiba Hutchinson at the end of the match.
On 6 July 2013, Delaney extended his contract with the club to 2015. At the same time, he got jersey number 8. In the following season, he became a regular starter in his favorite position, including UEFA Champions League matches against Juventus F.C., Real Madrid and Galatasaray. On 23 January 2014, he again extended his contract, until 2017. At the same time, he was officially named vice-captain of the team. Half a year later, Delaney was promoted to club captain.
On 27 September 2016, Delaney contributed to a comfortable 4–0 victory for his side with a left-footed half-volley from 30 yards against Belgian side Club Brugge KV in the UEFA Champions League. The goal came third in the vote for goal of the season in the UEFA Champions League 
On 17 August 2016, Werder Bremen announced Delaney would be joining the club in January 2017. On 18 February 2017, he scored his first goal for the club, a free kick, in Werder Bremen's 2–0 win away to Mainz 05 before being stretchered off the pitch with a suspected concussion. It was the club's first win of the new year following four straight defeats.
Delaney made his debut for the Danish under-18 national team in October 2008, and went on to play three matches in total. He played 11 games for the Danish U-19 national team.
- Scores and results list Denmark's goal tally first.
|1.||1 September 2017||Parken Stadium, Copenhagen, Denmark||Poland||1–0||4–0||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|2.||4 September 2017||Vazgen Sargsyan Republican Stadium, Yerevan, Armenia||Armenia||1–1||4–1||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
Delaney was born in Denmark and spent his entire upbringing there. His father was also born in Denmark but has American citizenship due to his father (Thomas Delaney's paternal grandfather) being born in the United States.
- 2009 Danish Under-19 Player of the Year
- 2015 Danish Cup Fighter
- 2015 F.C. Copenhagen Player of the Year
- 2016 F.C. Copenhagen Player of the Year
- Thomas Delaney forlænger til 2015, F.C. Copenhagen, 6 July 2013
- "Delaney stunner helps Danish champions canter to victory - beIN SPORTS".
- uefa.com (27 September 2016). "UEFA Champions League 2016/17 - History - København-Club Brugge – UEFA.com".
- UEFA.com. "Observers' choice: goals of the #UCL season".
- "Thomas Delaney to move to Werder in the winter". Werder Bremen. 17 August 2016. Retrieved 17 August 2016.
- Walsh, Jonathan (17 August 2016). "Delaney delight at Werder move". VAVEL. Retrieved 17 August 2016.
- "Bremen bounce back at Mainz". Bundesliga. 18 February 2017. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
- "Thomas Delaney treble boosts Werder Bremen". Bundesliga. 1 April 2017. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
- "Delaney, Thomas". National Football Teams. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
- DELANEY DISCUSSES AMERICAN ROOTS, Yanks Abroad, 11 April 2012
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