Vegard Braaten

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Vegard Braaten
Personal information
Full name Vegard Båtnes Braaten
Date of birth (1987-06-30) 30 June 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Tromsø, Norway
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Alta
Number 12
Youth career
1991–2004 Nordreisa
2004–2007 Tromsø
2005–2007 Lyngen/Karnes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Tromsø 3 (0)
2008–2009 Alta 57 (31)
2010 Tromsø 5 (0)
2010–2011 Lokeren 2 (0)
2011 Alta (loan) 28 (18)
2012–2014 Bodø/Glimt 48 (17)
2014 Alta (loan) 15 (6)
2015 Levanger 20 (3)
2016– Alta 35 (25)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 June 2017.

Vegard Båtnes Braaten (born 30 June 1987 in Tromsø) is a Norwegian professional footballer playing for PostNord-ligaen club Alta.

He grew up near Sørkjosen, with his twin brother and fellow footballer Thomas, and made his senior debut for Nordreisa at the age of fourteen. He joined Tippeligaen side Tromsø in 2004. He only got three league games for the club, played mainly on the reserve team, and was loaned out to Tromsdalen and Alta.[1] In December 2008 both Thomas and Vegard Braaten were signed by Alta on a permanent basis.[2] In June 2010 he joined Lokeren. In December 2011 he joined Bodø/Glimt from 2012, together with his twin brother Thomas Braaten.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 20 June 2017
Season Club Division League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2006 Tromsø Tippeligaen 2 0 0 0 2 0
2007 1 0 1 0 2 0
2008 Alta 1. Divisjon 27 13 1 0 28 13
2009 30 18 2 1 32 19
2010 Tromsø Tippeligaen 5 0 3 2 8 2
2010–11 Lokeren Jupiler Pro League 2 0 0 0 2 0
2011 Alta 1. Divisjon 28 18 5 1 33 19
2012 Bodø/Glimt 28 10 5 2 33 12
2013 20 7 5 2 25 9
2014 Alta 15 6 2 0 17 6
2015 Levanger 20 3 0 0 20 3
2016 Alta 2. Divisjon 26 15 1 1 27 16
2017 9 10 0 0 9 10
Career Total 213 99 25 9 238 108

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile at Tromsø IL official site
  2. ^ Sletvold, Espen (21 December 2008). "Brødrene Braaten til Alta". Adresseavisa (in Norwegian). Retrieved 22 December 2008. 

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