Leif Nielsen

For the Danish football striker, see Leif Nielsen (footballer born 1943).
Leif Nielsen
Personal information
Full name Leif Bernhard Nielsen
Date of birth (1942-05-28) May 28, 1942
Place of birth Copenhagen, Denmark
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1967 BK Frem 164 (0)
1968 Houston Stars 30 (0)
1969–1971 Greenock Morton 54 (0)
National team
1960 Denmark U19 2 (0)
1963 Denmark U21 1[1] (0)
1964–1967 Denmark 28 (0)
Teams managed
1978–1979 Brønshøj

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

Leif Bernhard Nielsen (born 28 May 1942) is a Danish former football (soccer) goalkeeper, who was named the 1966 Danish Player of the Year. He played 28 games for the Denmark national football team,[1] and participated in the 1964 European Championship. He played for BK Frem in Denmark. In 1968, he played for the Houston Stars of the North American Soccer League before finishing his career with Scottish club Greenock Morton.



  1. 1 2 Payers profile, DBU.dk, Retrieved 24. May 2013, Danish
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