Lars Søndergaard

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Lars Søndergaard
Personal information
Date of birth (1959-04-05) 5 April 1959 (age 64)[1]
Place of birth Aalborg, Denmark[2]
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
AaB 40[3]
Teams managed
1996–1997 Aalborg BK (youth)
1997 Aalborg BK
1998–2000 Aalborg BK (assistant)
2000–2001 Austria Salzburg (assistant)
2001–2003 Austria Salzburg
2004–2005 Austria Wien
2006–2007 Grazer AK
2007 FC Wacker Innsbruck
2008–2009 Red Bull Salzburg Juniors
2009–2010 Viborg
2011–2015 SønderjyskE
2015–2016 Aalborg BK
2017– Denmark women
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Lars Søndergaard (* April 5 1959 in Aalborg) is a Danish football coach and former football player.

Career[change | change source]

He played for Aalborg BK throughout his career before a ruptured cruciate ligament stopped his active career. He became youth coach and later assistant coach at his home club.

From 2000 he was coach in the Austrian Bundesliga. He began as assistance coach to Hans Backe with SV Austria Salzburg. (2000-2001). From 2001 till 2003 he was headcoach in Salzburg. In the 2004/05 season he was in charge of FK Austria Wien until Frank Stronach sacked him. From January 2006 to June 2007 he was headcoach of Grazer AK where he followed Walter Schachner. . In the 2007/08 season he coached the Second league club FC Wacker Innsbruck until October 2007. From January 2008 on he was coach of FC Red Bull Salzburg Juniors . In the summer of 2008 he became head of the Red Bull Salzburg football academy for a year.

Then he went back to Denmark where he coached Viborg FF in the second Danish league, SønderjyskE and Aalborg BK. 2017 he became coach of the Danish women's national football team.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lars Søndergaard". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 21 March 2012.
  2. Lars Søndergaard at
  3. "Oldtimers". AaB A/S. Archived from the original on 3 November 2014. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  4. Lars Søndergaard er ny kvindelandstræner