• SPORT

    Football
  • BORN

    14 August 1949 (age 69)
  • NATIONALITY

    Danish
  • RESIDENCE

    Copenhagen
  • SOCIAL

  • AWARDS

    • * UEFA Cup champion (1983)
    • * Player of the Year, Denmark (1983,1986)
    • * Football Hall of Fame, Denmark (1998)
    • * Manager of the Year, Denmark (2001)
Morten has been one of the greatest coaches in Europe and maybe in the whole world. He has experienced great success but also experienced failures. That is a part of being a coach. He also had a great career as club coach.
Sepp Piontek - Former manager for the Danish national team

MORTEN OLSEN - Football Legend

The General of Football

Morten Olsen has played professional abroad for 17 years with an extreme seriousness and a super professional attitude. A player, who has become one of Denmark's greatest leading figures on both club levels as well as for the Danish national team.

Professionalism, credibillity, accountabillity, combined with a winning instinct unlike many and very distinct leadership qualities are things that chatacterise Morten Olsen - both as a person and as a coach.

As a high level international football player and as a coach for the Danish national team Morten Olsen has gained a great deal of insight and extensive experience within the world of football.

During his 15 years as the national coach Morten Olsen managed to create great results for Denmark. He stopped coahing the national team in 2015.

Morten Olsen holds a long list of records during his time with Danish national football. He is the only one who has topped 100 games as both player and coach for the national team. In addition to that he has managed to quaiify the Danish national team for two World Championships and two European Championships.

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Career Highlights

National Team

  • 102 National Games (4 goals)

 

Former Clubs

  • FC Cologne (1986-1989)
  • RSC Anderlecht (1980-1986)
  • Racing White Molenbeek (1976-1980)
  • Cercle Brügge KV (1972-1976)
  • B 1901 (1970-1972)
  • Vordingborg (1957-1969)

 

RCH Anderlecht

  • 1 UEFA Cup title (1983)
  • 3 Belgian Championships (1980)

 

Former Clubs (Manager)

  • Dansk Boldspil Union (2000-2015)
  • Ajax Amsterdam (1997-1999)
  • FC Cologne (1993-1995)
  • Brondby IF (1990-1992)

Danish National Team (Manager) 

  • Qualified for the European Championships, Poland and Ukraine (2012)
  • Qualified for the World Championships, South Africa (2010)
  • Qualified for the European Championships, Portugal (2004)
  • Qualified for the World Championships, Japan and South Korea (2002) 

 

Titles (Manager)

  • 1 Dutch Cup title, Ajax Amsterdam (1998)
  • 1 Dutch Champion title, Ajax Amsterdam (1998)
  • 2 Danish Cup titles, Brondby (1990,1991)

 

Awards

  • Manager of the Year, Denmark (2001)
  • Football Hall of Fame, Denmark (1998)
  • Danish Player of the Year (1983,1986)

 

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