Janni Arnth Jensen

Janni Arnth
Personal information
Full name Janni Arnth Jensen
Date of birth (1986-10-15) 15 October 1986
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Linköpings FC
Number 3
Youth career
1992–2002 Outrup BK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2006 Varde IF
2007–2014 Fortuna Hjørring
2014– Linköpings FC 9 (2)
National team
2003 Denmark U-17 11 (0)
2004–2005 Denmark U-19 16 (0)
2009 Denmark U-23 1 (0)
2010– Denmark 46 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:02, 29 November 2014 (UTC).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:02, 29 November 2014 (UTC)

Janni Arnth Jensen (born 15 October 1986) is a Danish football defender who plays for Linköpings FC of the Swedish Damallsvenskan. She previously played for Danish Elitedivisionen club Fortuna Hjørring. Since 2010 she has been a member of the Denmark women's national football team.

Club career

She played for Fortuna Hjørring after joining in January 2007,[1] following spells at Outrup BK and Varde IF.[2]

In August 2014, Arnth Jensen signed for Linköpings FC and made her debut for the club in the 2014 Svenska Cupen (English: Swedish Cup) final, where Linköpings came from behind to defeat Kristianstads DFF 2–1.[3]

International career

At the girl's football tournament at the 2003 European Youth Olympic Festival, Arnth Jensen played in the final as Denmark beat Switzerland on penalties after a 1–1 draw at Stade Sébastien Charléty in Paris.[4]

Arnth Jensen made her senior international debut in January 2010, in a 2–1 win over Chile. She was named in national coach Kenneth Heiner-Møller's Denmark squad for UEFA Women's Euro 2013.[5]



Fortuna Hjørring



Linköpings FC



  1. "Nye navne til Fortuna" (in Danish). Fagligt Fælles Forbund. 31 January 2007. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
  2. "Janni Arnth Jensen" (in Danish). Danish Football Association. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
  3. Rogovitski, Dmitri (8 August 2014). "Ryazan and Linköping claim cups". Moscow: UEFA. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
  4. Garin, Erik (9 October 2005). "European Youth Olympic Days (EYOD)". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
  5. Bruun, Peter (21 June 2013). "Upbeat Heiner-Møller confirms Denmark squad". uefa.com. UEFA. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
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