Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen

Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen
Personal information
Full name Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen
Date of birth (1988-08-15) 15 August 1988
Place of birth Denmark
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–2004 Haderslev FK
2005–2009 SønderjyskE
2009–2011 Brøndby IF
2011–2012 Skovbakken
2012–2014 Brøndby IF
2014- KoldingQ
National team
2008– Denmark 60 (15)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen (born 15 August 1988) is a Danish football midfielder or forward, who plays for KoldingQ in Denmark's Elitedivisionen. Since 2008, she has been a member of the senior Danish national team.

Club career

In 2011, Troelsgaard Nielsen was named Denmark's Female Footballer of the Year after scoring 29 goals in her first 15 matches for Skovbakken.[1]

International career

Troelsgaard Nielsen made her senior international debut for Denmark in March 2008, playing the last four minutes of a 1–0 win over Finland at the 2008 Algarve Cup.[2] At the 2011 Matchworld Women's Cup in June 2011, she scored all three goals in the Danes' 3–0 win over Wales.[3]

A serious illness in the family caused Troelsgaard Nielsen to withdraw from national coach Kenneth Heiner-Møller's squad for UEFA Women's Euro 2013.[4]


2010, 2011


  1. "Sanne Troelsgaard kåret til Årets Kvindelige Fodboldspiller 2011" (in Danish). Spillerforeningen. 2011-12-03. Retrieved 2012-09-30.
  2. "Danmark - Finland 1 - 0" (in Danish). Danish Football Association. Retrieved 2012-09-30.
  3. "Ton up for Wales". She Kicks. 2011-06-19. Retrieved 2012-09-30.
  4. Schou Nielsen, Pia (30 June 2013). "Troelsgaard ikke med til EM" (in Danish). Danish Football Association. Retrieved 14 July 2013.

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