Line Jensen (footballer)

Not to be confused with Lene Jensen.
Not to be confused with Line Jensen (triathlete) (born 1981), Olympic triathlete.
Line Jensen
Personal information
Full name Line Sigvardsen Jensen
Date of birth (1991-08-23) 23 August 1991
Place of birth Denmark
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Washington Spirit
Number 27
Youth career
1999–2002 Hornum IF
2002–2006 Aars IK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 B52/Aalborg
2009–2016 Fortuna Hjørring 28 (4)
2016– Washington Spirit 3 (0)
National team
2006–2008 Denmark U-17 25 (0)
2008–2010 Denmark U-19 28 (0)
2009– Denmark 47 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 September 2016.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 July 2013

Line Sigvardsen Jensen (born 23 August 1991) is a Danish football defender. She plays for Washington Spirit in the NWSL.

Club career

Jensen, a centre back,[1] has played for Fortuna Hjørring since October 2008.[2] She began playing football aged 9 in her native Himmerland.[3] She was signed by NWSL outfit Washington Spirit in July .[4] In her first season with the team, she played in three matches, two starts, totaling 141 minutes.[5]

International career

Jensen captained Denmark to a quarter final place at the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in New Zealand.

A 15–0 win over Georgia in October 2009 was Jensen's senior international debut. She was called up to be part of the national team for the UEFA Women's Euro 2013.[6]



Fortuna Hjørring




  1. "Line S. Jensen" (in Danish). Danish Football Association. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  2. Andersen, Jette (17 October 2008). "Nordjyske talenter skifter til Fortuna" (in Danish). Fortuna Hjørring. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  3. Møller Riis, Helle (15 March 2008). "Line stopper modstanderen" (in Danish). Fagligt Fælles Forbund. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  4. . 13 July 2016 Retrieved 27 July 2016. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. Bruun, Peter (21 June 2013). "Upbeat Heiner-Møller confirms Denmark squad". UEFA. Retrieved 14 July 2013.

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