Kaj Poulsen

Kaj Poulsen
Personal information
Full name Kaj Kvistgård Poulsen[1]
Date of birth (1942-12-31) December 31, 1942
Place of birth Morsø, Denmark
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1966 Vejle Boldklub
1966–1968 Hannover 96 52 (4)
1968–1970 K. Beerschot V.A.C.
1970–1973 KFC Turnhout
1973–1974 Vejle Boldklub
National team
1961–1964 Denmark U21 2 (0)
1965–1966 Denmark 5 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Kaj Kvistgård Poulsen, known as Kaj Poulsen, (born December 31, 1942) is a Danish former association footballer in the striker position, who played 141 games and scored 29 goals for Vejle Boldklub. He played five matches for the Denmark national football team, and scored one goal against Wales in a qualification game for the 1966 FIFA World Cup. He was named 1965 Danish Football Player of the Year.[2] Poulsen moved abroad to play professionally with German Bundesliga club Hannover 96 in 1966.[3] He also played for Belgian clubs K. Beerschot V.A.C. and KFC Turnhout,[1] before ending his career with Vejle in 1974.


  1. 1 2 "Kaj Kvistgård Poulsen". worldfootball.net. Retrieved July 19, 2013.
  2. "Danish Football Player of the Year" (in Danish). Danish Football Association. Archived from the original on September 26, 2007.
  3. "Kaj Poulsen" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved July 19, 2013.

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