22 Facts About Andreas Bjelland


Andreas Bjelland was born on 11 July 1988 and is a Danish-Norwegian professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Lyngby.


Andreas Bjelland represented Denmark at international level and was part of the Danes' Euro 2012 squad.


Andreas Bjelland is adept as a full back or defensive midfielder.


Financial problems at the stricken club saw the Royal Blues relegated to the Danmarksserien, but by the time Andreas Bjelland made his senior debut in September 2006, they had risen back to the 1st Division.


Andreas Bjelland made 47 appearances and scored one goal for the club.


Andreas Bjelland quickly established himself in the team and made 26 appearances, scoring one goal.


Andreas Bjelland departed the club in June 2012, after making 85 appearances and scoring three goals during three seasons at Farum Park.


Andreas Bjelland had a debut season to forget at De Grolsch Veste, spending six months out with a broken metatarsal and making only 14 appearances.


Andreas Bjelland left the club on 2 July 2015, after making 79 appearances and scoring three goals during his three seasons in Enschede.


Andreas Bjelland broke into the starting lineup in an unfamiliar left back role in mid-September 2016.


Andreas Bjelland missed much of March and April 2017 through injury and finished the season with 29 appearances.


On 9 July 2018, Andreas Bjelland returned to Denmark to sign a four-year contract with Superliga club FC Copenhagen on a free transfer.


Andreas Bjelland did not appear again before the end of the season.


Andreas Bjelland spent the final year of his contract away on loan and was released when it expired.


On 15 July 2021, Andreas Bjelland returned to Danish 1st Division club Lyngby on a season-long loan.


Andreas Bjelland underwent surgery five days later and returned fit for the resumption of the season after the winter break.


Andreas Bjelland received his second call up 11 months later, when he was selected for a pair of Euro 2012 qualifiers against Cyprus and Portugal, in which he started and helped the team to wins.


Andreas Bjelland was called into Denmark's squad for Euro 2012, but failed to make an appearance before the team crashed out in the group stage.


Andreas Bjelland was included in Denmark's preliminary squad for the 2018 World Cup, but was not named in the final squad, due to injury.


Andreas Bjelland was born to a Norwegian father and a Danish mother.


Andreas Bjelland's younger brother Thomas was a footballer for BSV and Hellerup.


In 2018, Andreas Bjelland invested a reported amount of DKK 200,000 in his former club Lyngby and consequently became a minority owner of the club.