Thomas Enevoldsen

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Thomas Enevoldsen
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Enevoldsen in 2012
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-07-27) 27 July 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Aalborg, Denmark
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Orange County SC
Number 7
Youth career
St. Restrup IF[1]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2009 AaB 78 (6)
2009–2012 Groningen 75 (11)
2012–2015 KV Mechelen 35 (5)
2014–2015AaB (loan) 29 (4)
2015–2017 AaB 47 (13)
2017–2018 NAC Breda 12 (1)
2018– Orange County SC 19 (10)
National team
2004–2005 Denmark U-18 3 (0)
2005–2006 Denmark U-19 7 (0)
2006 Denmark U-20 3 (0)
2007–2008 Denmark U-21 13 (0)
2009–2011 Denmark 11 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 July 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 March 2011

Thomas Enevoldsen (born 27 July 1987) is a Danish professional football winger who currently plays for USL side Orange County SC. He has played eleven games and scored one goal for the Denmark national football team.

Club career[edit]

AaB[edit]

Enevoldsen was born in Aalborg. He got his domestic breakthrough during AaB's championship-winning 2007–08 Danish Superliga season. Enevoldsen played 31 of 33 Superliga games and scored three goals. He also played well at the European stage, and scored a goal at White Hart Lane against Tottenham Hotspur in the 2007–08 UEFA Cup, to put AaB one ahead in a game they eventually lost 3–2. On 3 April 2008, he was selected as Player of the Month in March by the managers and team captains of the Superliga clubs.[2]

Enevoldsen played 28 games in the 2008–09 Danish Superliga season, as well as games in the European 2008–09 UEFA Champions League and 2008–09 UEFA Cup tournaments. In the Summer of 2009, Enevoldsen was linked with a transfer to S.L. Benfica.[3][4]

Groningen[edit]

At the start of the 2009–10 Danish Superliga season, Enevoldsen signed a five-year deal with Eredivisie club FC Groningen. Groningen paid a reported 9.3 million kroner (€1.25 million) for him.[5] He scored his first three goals for FC Groningen in the same match on 13 December 2009 against Sparta Rotterdam. All goals were scored from outside of the penalty area.

KV Mechelen[edit]

Following the 2011–12 season, Enevoldsen moved to KV Mechelen.

Orange County SC[edit]

On 10 February 2018, Enevoldsen joined the Orange County SC of the United Soccer League.[6]

International career[edit]

Enevoldsen made his international debut with the Under-18 national selection in September 2004. He played a total 26 youth internationals.

In October 2009, Enevoldsen was called up for the Danish national team for the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying games against Sweden and Hungary. He made his debut when he replaced Søren Larsen for the second half of the match against Hungary. He scored his first international goal in a May 2010 friendly match against Senegal. He played one game in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

International goals[edit]

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Ref
1 27 May 2010 Aalborg Stadion, Aalborg, Denmark  Senegal 2–0 2–0 Friendly

Honours[edit]

AaB/Aalborg BK

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Om RIF fodbold" (in Danish). St. Restrup IF. Retrieved 28 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Hazard, Brian (3 April 2008). "Eden kåret som månedens spiller" (in Indonesian). AaB. Retrieved 6 April 2008. 
  3. ^ Hastrup Knudsen, Anders (17 March 2009). "Enevoldsen emne i Benfica". BT (in Danish). Retrieved 7 January 2018. 
  4. ^ "Enevoldsen glad for Benfica-interesse". bold.dk (in Danish). 18 March 2009. Retrieved 7 January 2018. 
  5. ^ Garby, David (29 August 2009). "Groningen betaler 9,3 mio. for Enevoldsen" (in Indonesian). Bold.dk. Retrieved 29 August 2009. [permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Orange County SC Sign Danish International Striker Thomas Enevoldsen". orangecountysoccer.com. Orange County SC. 10 February 2018. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 

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