Anders Lindegaard Profile

Anders Lindegaard

An­ders Rozen­krantz Linde­gaard, born Odense, Den­mark, April 13, 1984. Born and bro­ught up in the ho­me to­wn of Hans Chris­ti­an An­der­sen, An­ders Linde­gaard star­ted out at loc­al si­de Odense Boldklub be­fore he mo­ved on to Nor­we­gi­an club Aale­sund where he won the Nor­we­gi­an Foot­ball Cup in 2009. An agile and con­fid­ent net­mind­er, Linde­gaard joi­ned Man­chester Uni­ted for a trans­fer fee of ar­ound £3,5 mil­lion on the 27th of Nov­ember 2010.

An­ders Linde­gaard made his fir­st com­pet­it­ive ap­pear­ance for Man­chester Uni­ted in a 2–1 tri­umph ag­ainst am­bi­tious Foot­ball Lea­gue One club South­ampton at St Mary´s in the FA Cup Fourth Ro­und on the 29th of Jan­uary 2011. Af­ter a pe­riod of set­tling down at Uni­ted, he went on to make his fir­st UEFA Cham­pi­ons Lea­gue start for The Man­chester Reds in a hard fou­ght 1-1 group sta­ge draw wi­th Por­tuguese Pre­mier Lea­gue gi­ants Ben­fica at the Sta­dium of Light in Lis­bon the 14th of Septem­ber 2011. Fol­low­ing 19 Pre­mier Lea­gue ap­pear­ances for Man­chester Uni­ted, Linde­gaard joi­ned fel­low Pre­miership club West Brom­wich Al­bion on a free trans­fer on the 31st of Au­gust 2015, sign­ing a two-year deal wi­th The Bag­gies. A Den­mark play­er, the ac­ro­bat­ic shot stop­per ap­peared for The Dan­ish Dy­nam­ites on five oc­ca­sions af­ter be­ing giv­en his in­ter­na­tion­al seni­or de­but for his coun­try by Morten Ol­sen in a 1-0 Euro­pean Cham­pi­on­ship Qual­i­fy­ing win over Ice­land at Parken Sta­dium in Copen­ha­gen on the 7th of Septem­ber 2010. Linde­gaard also rep­res­en­ted his na­tion at Un­der-19 and Un­der-20 levels. An­ders Linde­gaard Play­ing Ca­reer: Odense Boldklub, Kold­ing, Aale­sund, Man­chester Uni­ted, West Brom­wich Al­bion, Pre­ston North End, Burn­ley. Man­aging Ca­reer: None.


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