Anders Fønss

Anders Fønss (born 20 June 1988) is a Danish footballer who plays as a forward for Agedrup Bullerup BK. In September 2018, he made his debut for the Denmark national team, as the regular squad withdrew following a players' union dispute.

Anders Fønss
Personal information
Full name Anders Fønss
Date of birth (1988-06-20) 20 June 1988 (age 32)
Place of birth Fjordager, Denmark
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Agedrup Bullerup BK
Youth career
Fjordager IF[1]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Fjordager IF
2006–2007 Næsby
2007 SønderjyskE
2007–2009 FC Fyn
2010–2011 Næsby
2011–2012 B 1909
2012 Otterup B&IK
2012–2017 Tarup-Paarup
2017 Strib IF
2018 Tarup-Paarup 13 (3)
2019 Marienlyst 9 (2)
2020 Tarup-Paarup
2020– Agedrup Bullerup BK
National team
2018 Denmark 1 (0)
Teams managed
2017 Strib IF (player-manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:27, 9 May 2020 (UTC)

International careerEdit

In September 2018, the Danish Football Association and players' union were scheduled to sign a new national team agreement for the players of the Denmark national team prior to a friendly against Slovakia and their opening UEFA Nations League match against Wales.[2] However, a contract dispute arose regarding the commercial rights of the players, resulting in a failure to sign a new agreement.[3] Despite an offer from the squad to extend the previous deal to allow for further negotiations, the DBU instead named an entirely uncapped squad under the temporary management of coach John Jensen to avoid punishment from UEFA for cancelling the matches.[4][5][6] The squad consisted of a mixture of players from the Danish 2nd Division and the Denmark Series (the third and fourth tier of Danish football respectively), along with futsal players from the Denmark national futsal team.[7][8]

On 4 September 2018, Fønss was one of 24 players to be named in the replacement squad.[9] The following day, he made his international debut in the friendly match against Slovakia, coming on as a substitute in the 71st minute for Mads Bertelsen. The match finished as a 0–3 away loss.[10]

In the summer 2017, after three years at Tarup-Paarup IF, Fønss moved to Stribe IF as a player-head coach.[11] However, he decided to resign on 1 November 2017.[12] Following the national team appearance, in December 2018 it was announced that Fønss would sign for BK Marienlyst at the start of the winter transfer window.[13] In March 2020, he returned to Tarup-Paarup IF.[14] He then moved to Agedrup Bullerup Boldklub in September 2020.[15]

Career statisticsEdit

InternationalEdit

As of 5 September 2018
Denmark
Year Apps Goals
2018 1 0
Total 1 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1. Holdsspillere gennem tiden, live-1395-fjordager-if.umbraco-proxy.com
  2. ^ "John Jensen takes charge of Denmark as row over players' rights goes on". The Guardian. 4 September 2018. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Could Denmark cancel international matches over player contract row?". The Local dk. 4 September 2018. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Nations League: Denmark name futsal players in squad for Wales game amid dispute". BBC. 4 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Denmark to field futsal players against Wales due to dispute". The Irish Times. 4 September 2018. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  6. ^ Wilson, Jeremy (4 September 2018). "Futsal players, amateurs and an ex-Arsenal midfielder in temporary charge – a bitter contract dispute has decimated Denmark's team to face Wales". The Telegraph.
  7. ^ "Nations League: Denmark name futsal players in squad for Wales game amid dispute". BBC. 4 September 2018.
  8. ^ Glendenning, Barry (4 September 2018). "Something is rotten in the state of Danish football". The Guardian.
  9. ^ "Truppen til kampen mod Slovakiet" [The squad for the match against Slovakia]. DBU.dk (in Danish). Danish Football Association. 4 September 2018. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  10. ^ "Friendlies: Slovakia–Denmark". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 5 September 2018. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  11. ^ Opstart DS, tpi.dk, 11 July 2017
  12. ^ Fønss har stadig lysten, fyens.dk, 1 November 2017
  13. ^ Fodbold-julechok: Marienlyst hugger landsholdsspiller fyens.dk. 13 December 2018. Retrieved 11 February 2019.
  14. ^ Vikarlandsholdsspiller tilbage i folden hos 2. divisions-nedrykkere, ligabold.dk, 17 March 2020
  15. ^ Ex-landsholdsspiller i Serie 2: Er ikke færdig, bold.dk, 19 September 2020

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