Harald Nielsen

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Harald Nielsen
Personal information
Full name Harald Ingemann Nielsen
Date of birth (1941-10-26)26 October 1941
Place of birth Frederikshavn, Denmark
Date of death 11 August 2015(2015-08-11) (aged 73)
Place of death Bologna, Italy
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1961 Frederikshavn fI 50 (44)
1961–1967 Bologna 157 (81)
1967–1968 Internazionale 8 (2)
1968–1969 Napoli 10 (2)
1969–1970 Sampdoria 4 (0)
Total 229 (129)
National team
1959–1960 Denmark 14 (15)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Harald Ingemann Nielsen (26 October 1941 – 11 August 2015) was a Danish footballer. He played professionally for Italian club Bologna F.C. where he was the league top scorer (capocannoniere) in Bologna's 1964 Serie A championship winning season.

Nielsen played 14 games for the Denmark national football team in 1959 and 1960, scoring 15 goals, and he was known as Guld-Harald (Gold-Harald). He was part of the Danish team that were runners-up at the 1960 Summer Olympics. He was a football entrepreneur having continuously worked for the professionalization of both the Danish national team and the national league.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Nielsen, Harald; Lindskog, John (2002). Kaerlighed A/S (in Danish). Copenhagen: People's Press. ISBN 9788770550727.