Daniel Jensen

Daniel Jensen Player from Werder Bremen

Daniel Jensen ( born June 25, 1979 in Copenhagen ) is a Danish football player and former national player.



Early career (1996-2004)

Jensen began his career at B.93 Copenhagen in Denmark. His professional debut was in 1996, two years later he moved to SC Heerenveen in the Dutch Eredivisie. In case of SC Heerenveen, with whom he played in the 2000 /01 season in the Champions League, he received the necessary tactical training. After over 100 games for Heerenveen, he moved in 2003 free transfer in the Primera División of the Spanish climber Real Murcia. There he was given a one year contract. Actually, he stood before a move to Atalanta, but he opted for a change to Murcia with the following words: "Dear in Spain play in the first division, as in Italy in Serie B. " This season, Jensen saw three times the Red Card. After Real Murcia was staying as a Table again, Jensen wanted to leave the club again. Real Murcia made ​​, however, of a committed contract extension use, so for Jensen, for which there were a number of visitors from Germany, a transfer fee was due.

Ups and downs in Bremen (2004-2011)

In July 2004, Jensen moved for a transfer fee of one million Euros to Bundesliga Werder Bremen, who had become in the preseason German league and cup. On 22 January 2008 he extended after an outstanding season so far his contract until 30 June 2011. 11 May 2011 Jensen was suspended after critical remarks about coach Thomas Schaaf with immediate effect. He is said to have criticized Schaaf after him this was not considered for the match against Borussia Dortmund. It would have been the last chance for Jensen to deny a home game for Werder after his expiring contract would not be renewed.

Novara Calcio (2011-2012)

After six months without a club Jensen was the Italian first division and promoted Novara Calcio until the end of June 2013 committed. After the descent 2012, he has not been notified by his employer for the operation of gambling in the B series. Jensen, who was surprised by this decision, was given the opportunity promised to leave the club after the season so far. On November 4, 2012 to run until 30 June 2013 contract was terminated by mutual agreement with Novara.

FC Copenhagen ( 2013)

19 January 2013 at Jensen returned to FC Copenhagen. He made ​​his debut for the Copenhagen on March 3, 2013, when he was in the starting 21 on matchday against Odense BK and the Superligæn was substituted after 71 minutes. For the Danish record master he came on ten point stakes. At season's end, he was with the club Danish title. After the end of the season he left the club and was out of contract.

SönderjyskE (since 2013)

After four months Vereinslosigkeit Jensen signed a one year contract with Sønderjysk elite sport from the Super Ligaen.


His first cap for Denmark Morten Olsen graduated Jensen under on 13 February 2002 in a 1-0 victory against Saudi Arabia in Riyadh. However, it was not nominated in the Danish squad for the 2002 World Cup. Over many months, there were between coach Olsen and Jensen radio silence. The Copenhagen-born midfielder admitted that he " actually do not know much about the long break in the national team " thought and felt that he was " fully focused on the association" have and matches his own words " always after good performances in the " follow league. His return to the national team, he celebrated in November 2003, when he came in a friendly against England at Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester to use and share in the 3-2 win was against the team led by David Beckham. In the following years he took part in the 2004 European Cup and was also subsequently a fixture in the national team. Also at the World Cup 2010 - first part of the Danish team in a major tournament after two missed qualifications - Jensen was one of the party. His last international match provisionally denied Jensen on November 17, 2010, when he came off the bench in the game against the Czech Republic in the 28th minute for the injured retiring Martin Jørgensen.


Daniel Jensen is married to Nicole and has two children, a daughter and a son. His older brother Niclas was also a professional football player and is now a consultant.


  • German Vice-Champion: 2006, 2008
  • DFL - League Cup winners: 2006
  • UEFA Cup finalist: 2009
  • DFB Cup winners: 2009
  • DFB Cup finalist in 2010 with Werder Bremen
  • Danish Cup: 2013