Jørgen E. Larsen

Jørgen Erik Larsen (July 25, 1945 – February 7, 2020) was a Danish football coach and player.

Jørgen E. Larsen
Personal information
Full name Jørgen Erik Larsen
Date of birth (1945-07-25)25 July 1945
Place of birth Herfølge, Denmark
Date of death 7 February 2020(2020-02-07) (aged 74)[1]
Place of death Herfølge, Denmark
Playing position Manager
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Herfølge BK 197
Teams managed
1987–1990 Herfølge BK
1993–1994 Ghana
1994–1995 Al Rayyan Sports Club
1995 Qatar (youth)
1995–1996 Qatar
1997–1998 Pahang FA
1999–2000 Al Rayyan Sports Club
2001 Al-Shaab CSC
2001–2003 Kedah FA
2004–2005 Al Rayyan Sports Club
2006 Brønshøj BK
2006–2007 Amager United
2007–2008 Tårnby BK
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He spent most of his active career at Herfølge Boldklub, playing 197 games for the club.[2] In 1978, he was named sports director of Herfølge BK and manager of the club in 1987. In 1993, he was named new national team coach of Ghana, and later on he became the national team coach of Qatar.[2] He was the manager of Qatari team Al Rayyan Sports Club,[3] coaching Fernando Hierro, Mario Basler, and the brothers Frank and Ronald de Boer at the club.[2] He was manager of Malaysian team Kedah FA, and attracted former Herfølge player Thomas Abel to the club in the summer of 2002.[4] In November 2005, Larsen was signed as a manager of Brønshøj BK in the second-tier Danish 1st Division.[2]