Peter Nielsen (footballer)

Peter Nielsen
Personal information
Date of birth (1968-06-03) 3 June 1968
Place of birth Copenhagen, Denmark
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Fremad Amager (assistant)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Fremad Amager
0000–1992 Lyngby BK
1992–1996 Borussia M'gladbach 101 (4)
1996–1999 F.C. Copenhagen 52 (6)
1999–2002 Borussia M'gladbach 88 (4)
2002–2003 F.C. Copenhagen 46 (6)
National team
1988–1989 Denmark U-21 8 (0)
1992–2002 Denmark 10 (1)
Teams managed
2005 B.93 (assistant)
2005 KB (youth)
2006–2008 F.C. Copenhagen (assistant)
2016– Fremad Amager (assistant)[1]
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Peter Nielsen (born 3 June 1968) is a Danish former football player,[2] and is currently working as assistant manager for Danish 1st Division club Fremad Amager.

He won ten international caps and scored one goal for the Denmark national football team, with whom he won Euro 1992, though he didn't play at the tournament.


He started his career in the Danish 3rd Division with BK Fremad Amager, and also played with Lyngby Boldklub. He moved abroad to play for Borussia Mönchengladbach in the Bundesliga, before ending his career with F.C. Copenhagen back in Denmark. He retired in 2003.

He began a coaching career in 2005. First as an assistant manager in B93, then training the youth team at Kjøbenhavns Boldklub.

From 1 January 2006 to 26 May 2008 he was Ståle Solbakken's assistant manager in F.C. Copenhagen. He stopped after a period way from the team as he was absent owing to illness.



  1. "Peter Nielsen ny assistent i Fremad A.". Retrieved 17 June 2016.
  2. "Peter Nielsen". Retrieved 5 October 2012.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Henrik Larsen
F.C. Copenhagen captain
Succeeded by
Michael Mio Nielsen
Preceded by
Christian Lønstrup
F.C. Copenhagen captain
Succeeded by
Bo Svensson
Preceded by
Christian Poulsen
F.C. Copenhagen Player of the Year
Succeeded by
Álvaro Santos
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