Tommy Christensen

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Tommy Christensen
Tommy Christensen.JPG
Personal information
Full name Tommy Anton Christensen
Date of birth (1961-07-20) 20 July 1961 (age 56)
Place of birth Hillerød, Denmark
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1979 AGF 4 (1)
1979–1981 PSV Eindhoven 10 (1)
1982–1984 AGF 66 (35)
1984–1985 Elche CF 6 (0)
1985 Leicester City 2 (0)
1985 Portsmouth 3 (2)
1986–1987 Brøndby IF 19 (4)
1987–1988 Vejle Boldklub 20 (7)
1988–1989 Eintracht Braunschweig 22 (4)
National team
1977 Denmark U19 3 (1)
1977–1979 Denmark U21 9 (0)
1983 Denmark 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Tommy Anton Christensen[1] (born 20 July 1961) is a Danish former footballer who played professionally for, amongst others, Elche CF in Spain, Brøndby in Denmark and Eintracht Braunschweig in Germany. He also played one game for the Denmark national football team.

Biography[edit]

Born in Hillerød, Christensen got his national breakthrough when he scored two goals in his senior debut with AGF at the age of 17, and was immediately off to PSV Eindhoven in the Netherlands.[2] After a few years of injuries at PSV, he moved back to play for AGF.[3] While at AGF, he played his only Danish national team game in June 1983.[4] He then moved to Elche in 1984, playing six games in the 1984–85 La Liga season.[5] He played for English sides Leicester City[6] and Portsmouth during the 1985–86 season,[7] joining the clubs on one-month contracts in November and December 1985.[3] He moved back to Denmark and played a total 32 games for Brøndby in all competitions.[8] He then moved to rival team Vejle Boldklub, where he scored a total 10 goals in 31 games from July 1987 to June 1988. He then played 22 games and scored four goals for Braunschweig in the 1988–89 German 2. Bundesliga season.[9] He ended his career in June 1989, having been plagued by injuries throughout his career.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tommy Christensen". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 8 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Tommy Christensen" (in Danish). ShowStars.dk. Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. 
  3. ^ a b c "Tommy Christensen". Pompeyrama.com. Retrieved 8 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Tommy Christensen" (in Danish). dbu.dk. Retrieved 8 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "Elche C.F. – Liga BBVA – Plantilla de la temporada 1984–1985" (in Spanish). LFP. Retrieved 8 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "LEICESTER CITY : 1946/47 – 2011/12". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. Retrieved 8 June 2013. 
  7. ^ "PORTSMOUTH : 1946/47 – 2011/12". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. Retrieved 8 June 2013. 
  8. ^ "Førsteholdsspillere i Brøndby IF" (in Danish). Brøndby IF. Retrieved 8 June 2013. 
  9. ^ "Tommy Christensen" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 8 June 2013. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Tommy Christensen at Wikimedia Commons