Viggo Jensen (footballer, born 1947)

Viggo Jensen
Personal information
Full name Viggo Jensen
Date of birth (1947-09-15) 15 September 1947
Place of birth Esbjerg, Denmark
Club information
Current team
Silkeborg IF
Youth career
0000–1965 Esbjerg fB
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1969 Esbjerg fB 29
1970–1973 B 1909 154
1973–1974 FC Bayern Munich 5 (0)
1974–1978 SpVgg Fürth 102 (5)
1978–1979 Odense Boldklub
1980 B 1909
National team
1971–1973 Denmark 8 (0)
Teams managed
1981 Ullerslev
1982–1987 Svendborg fB
1987–1992 Silkeborg IF
1989–1992 Denmark U21
1992–1993 Malmö FF
1994 Odense Boldklub
1995 Viborg FF
1995–1997 Odense Boldklub
1997 Aarhus Fremad
1997–2002 Esbjerg fB
2002–2006 Silkeborg IF
2007 Estonia
2008 FC Fyn
2008–2010 Odense Boldklub (assistant)
2011 Vejle Boldklub
2012–2013 Silkeborg IF

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

Viggo Jensen (born 15 September 1947) is a Danish football player and manager. He was most recently the manager of Danish Superliga side Silkeborg IF.

As a player, Jensen played for Danish sides B 1909, Esbjerg fB, and Odense Boldklub and the German sides FC Bayern Munich and SpVgg Fürth. He represented the Denmark national football team in 8 games from 1971 to 1973.

As a coach, he was named Danish manager of the Year in 1988. He managed the Denmark national under-21 football team from 1989 to 1992 and Malmö FF 1992–1994. In July 2007 he was announced new coach of Estonia a job he held until November 2007, when he was replaced by Tarmo Rüütli.[1]


  1. "Viggo Jensen" (in German). Retrieved 20 February 2010.

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