Ivan Nielsen

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Ivan Nielsen
Kees Kist (AZ'67), Ivan Nielsen, Jan van Deinsen en Michel van de Korput, inventory number 930-5343.jpg
Ivan Nielsen (center), 1979
Surname Ivan Nielsen
birthday October 9, 1956
place of birth FrederiksbergDenmark
position Defender
Years station Games (goals) 1
1975-1979 Fremad Amager (17)
1979-1986 Feyenoord Rotterdam 195 (14)
1986-1990 PSV Eindhoven 85 0(5)
1990 Fremad Amager
1991-1992 Boldklubben 1903 39 0(1)
1992-1993 FC Copenhagen 20 0(2)
1993-1994 Næstved BK 17 0(0)
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
1977-1979 Denmark U-21 6 0(1)
1980-1989 Denmark 51 0(0)
Stations as a trainer
Years station
1993 Næstved BK
1995-1996 Dragor BK
1 Only league games are given.

Ivan Nielsen (born October 9, 1956 in Frederiksberg ) is a former Danish football player .


Nielsen began his career at Fremad Amager in his native Denmark . In September 1977 he played for the first time in the Danish U-21 team . These appearances in the U21 were the beginning of the move to the Netherlands for Feyenoord Rotterdam . In Rotterdam , the defender won the Dutch championship once and the Dutch cup twice . In 1986 he moved to PSV Eindhoven . He had his most successful time at the works club. He won the Dutch championship three times and the Dutch Cup twice. In 1988 he won the European Champion Clubs' Cup with PSV . In the final against Benfica Lisbon Nielsen played through, he also converted a penalty in the decisive penalty shoot-out. In 1990 he returned to his home club Fremad Amager. Then he played from 1991 to 1992 at Boldklubben 1903. In the 1992/1993 season he was under contract with FC Copenhagen , where he immediately became Danish champions . In 1993 he was still under contract with Næstved BK for a short time , where he was also a coach at the time. From 1995 to 1996 he was still a trainer at Dragør BK .

Internationally he played 51 times for Denmark. He took part in the European Championship in France in 1984 , where Denmark reached the semi-finals. He also took part in the 1986 World Cup in Mexico (out of the second round) and the 1988 European Championship in Germany (out in the group phase).


  • Dutch champions: 1984, 1987, 1988, 1989
  • Dutch Cup Winner: 1980, 1984, 1988, 1989
  • Danish champion: 1993
  • European Champion Clubs' Cup: 1988

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