Denmark great Simonsen signs with small club
A Danish first-division club says it has signed Denmark football
great Allan Simonsen to streamline the team’s coaching system.
FC Fredericia says the 58-year-old former international has
signed a two-year contract to help the coaching throughout the
Simonsen, a former player with Borussia Moenchengladbach,
Barcelona and Charlton Athletic, has coached the Faeroe Islands and
Luxembourg, and Danish club Vejle.
Europe’s player of the year in 1977, Simonsen played 55 matches
for Denmark from 1972 to 1986, scoring 20 times.
Fredericia ended sixth in Denmark’s 16-team first division last