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Tommy Troelsen
Tommy Troelsen 1959.jpg
Troelsen in 1959
Personal information
Full nameTommy Brian Troelsen
Date of birth10 July 1940(1940-07-10)
Place of birthNykøbing Mors, Denmark
Date of death9 March 2021(2021-03-09) (aged 80)
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing positionStriker
Youth career
Vejle Boldklub
Senior career*
1957–1968Vejle Boldklub191(84)
National team
1958Denmark U191(0)
1958–1962Denmark U219(4)
Teams managed
1976–1980Denmark U21
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tommy Brian Troelsen (10 July 1940 – 9 March 2021) was a Danish football player and manager, and television presenter. He played his entire club career with Vejle Boldklub, winning one Danish championship and two Danish Cup trophies.

Troelsen played 16 matches and scored five goals for the Danish national team, and won a silver medal for Denmark at the 1960 Summer Olympics.[1] He was television host on Danmarks Radio and dk4.

Troelsen died aged 80 on 9 March 2021 after a long illness.[2][3]