Malene Olsen

Malene Olsen
Personal information
Full name Malene Marquard Olsen
Date of birth (1983-02-02) 2 February 1983
Place of birth Denmark
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Centre back
Youth career
Hedehusene IK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2014 Brøndby IF 178 (3)
2009 Tyresö FF
National team
2002 Denmark U-19
2003–2014 Denmark 13 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 September 2012.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 July 2013

Malene Marquard Olsen (born 2 February 1983) is a retired Danish football defender. She lastly played Elitedivisionen club Brøndby IF and has also played for the Danish national team.

Olsen began her club career at Hedehusene IK.[1] As of September 2012, Olsen had made the second most appearances for Brøndby with 247. Only Mia Brogaard had more with 327.[2]

In 2009 Olsen played for Swedish club Tyresö FF, while working as a nurse in Stockholm.[3]

Olsen made her debut for the senior Denmark women's national football team in February 2003; a 4–0 defeat to Norway in La Manga. In October 2011 Olsen was recalled to the national team after a five-year absence, for a UEFA Women's Euro 2013 qualifying tie with Austria.[4] She was named in national coach Kenneth Heiner-Møller's squad for the final tournament.[5]


  1. "Malene Olsen". UEFA. 12 September 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  2. "Kampstatistik på spillere" (in Danish). Brøndby IF. 9 September 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  3. "Malene Olsen från Bröndby" (in Swedish). Tyresö FF. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  4. Schou Nielsen, Pia (22 October 2011). "Malene Olsen får comeback mod Østrig" (in Danish). Danish Football Association. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
  5. Bruun, Peter (21 June 2013). "Upbeat Heiner-Møller confirms Denmark squad". UEFA. Retrieved 13 July 2013.

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