Jane Törnqvist (born 9 May 1975) is a Philippine-born Swedish former footballer who most recently played for Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC. A tough tackling central defender, she wore number 3 for her club. She played 109 games for the Swedish national team before retiring from international football in 2005.
|Full name||Jane Törnqvist|
|Date of birth||9 May 1975|
|Place of birth||Manila, Philippines|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|1999–2002||Älvsjö AIK FF|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 October 2007
When Älvsjö AIK and Djurgårdens IF merged to become Djurgården/Älvsjö, Törnqvist was on the new team. Törnqvist played five seasons with the team. She was part of the 2003 and 2004 Damallsvenskan winning teams. She also played in the 2005 UEFA Women's Cup Final, when Djurgården/Älvsjö lost to 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam. She retired after the 2007 season, however Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC manager Torbjörn Nilsson managed to bring her to his team. In late 2007, Törnqvist joined Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC. During her time with Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC, she made 100 league appearances and scored 13 goals. She finished her career in 2012.
After winning seven caps at Under 17 level and 33 Under 21 caps, Törnqvist made her senior Sweden debut in a 3–0 win over Finland on 30 August 1995. She tore her ACL during UEFA Women's Euro 2001 and missed Sweden's extra time defeat to Germany in the final. Two years later she was back in the team as Sweden suffered another golden goal loss to Germany in the World Cup final.
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