Gunnar Nielsen

Date of birth07 October 1986
Place of birthTorshavn
NationalityFaroe Islands
Weight89 kg
Height1.95 m
PositionGoalkeeper

Nielsen joined Blackburn Rovers in July 2007 with a two-year contract.

He joined Manchester City in February 2009 with a contract to June 2011.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
HB T├│rshavn 01 Jan 2004 01 Jan 2005
BK Frem 01 Jan 2005 02 Jul 2007
Blackburn Rovers 02 Jul 2007 25 Feb 2009
Motherwell 08 Aug 2008 08 Jan 2009 L
Manchester City 25 Feb 2009 30 Jun 2012
Wrexham 26 Mar 2009 31 May 2009 L
Tranmere Rovers 21 Jul 2010 04 Jan 2011 L
Silkeborg 01 Apr 2013

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
2009-10 Manchester City Premier League
1
2010-11 Tranmere Rovers Johnstones Paint Trophy 1 2
2010-11 Tranmere Rovers League One 2 4


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
24 Apr 2010 Arsenal v Manchester City D 0-0 Premier League


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
2002-03 Faroe Islands UEFA Under-19 3 10
2008-09 Faroe Islands International Friendly 1 1
2009-10 Faroe Islands International Friendly 2
2010-11 Faroe Islands International Friendly 1 2
2010-11 Faroe Islands UEFA European Championship 3 10
1
2012-13 Faroe Islands FIFA World Cup 6 19
2012-13 Faroe Islands International Friendly
1
2013-14 Faroe Islands FIFA World Cup 3 6
2013-14 Faroe Islands International Friendly 2 4
2014-15 Faroe Islands UEFA European Championship 6 1 8
2015-16 Faroe Islands International Friendly 2 4
2015-16 Faroe Islands UEFA European Championship 4 9
2016-17 Faroe Islands FIFA World Cup 6 1 9
2017-18 Faroe Islands FIFA World Cup 4 1 5
2018-19 Faroe Islands UEFA European Championship 2 6
2018-19 Faroe Islands UEFA Nations League 6 9
1
2019-20 Faroe Islands UEFA European Championship 6 1 17
2020-21 Faroe Islands FIFA World Cup 3 8
2020-21 Faroe Islands International Friendly 1 2
2020-21 Faroe Islands UEFA Nations League 1 2
2021-22 Faroe Islands FIFA World Cup 1 4


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
22 Oct 2002 Ukraine v Faroe Islands L 6-0 UEFA U19 Group 8
24 Oct 2002 Belgium v Faroe Islands D 0-0 UEFA U19 Group 8
26 Oct 2002 Georgia v Faroe Islands L 2-0 UEFA U19 Group 8
22 Mar 2009 Iceland v Faroe Islands W 1-2 International Friendly
21 Mar 2010 Iceland v Faroe Islands L 2-0 International Friendly
04 Jun 2010 Luxembourg v Faroe Islands D 0-0 International Friendly
11 Aug 2010 Estonia v Faroe Islands L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group C
03 Sep 2010 Faroe Islands v Serbia L 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group C
07 Sep 2010 Italy v Faroe Islands L 5-0 UEFA European Championship Group C
16 Nov 2010 Scotland v Faroe Islands L 3-0 International Friendly
15 Aug 2012 Iceland v Faroe Islands L 2-0 International Friendly
07 Sep 2012 Germany v Faroe Islands L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
12 Oct 2012 Faroe Islands v Sweden L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
16 Oct 2012 Faroe Islands v Republic of Ireland L 1-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
22 Mar 2013 Austria v Faroe Islands L 6-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
07 Jun 2013 Republic of Ireland v Faroe Islands L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
11 Jun 2013 Sweden v Faroe Islands L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
14 Aug 2013 Iceland v Faroe Islands L 1-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 2013 Kazakhstan v Faroe Islands L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
10 Sep 2013 Faroe Islands v Germany L 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
11 Oct 2013 Faroe Islands v Kazakhstan D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
15 Oct 2013 Faroe Islands v Austria L 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
19 Nov 2013 Malta v Faroe Islands L 3-2 International Friendly
07 Sep 2014 Faroe Islands v Finland L 1-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
11 Oct 2014 Northern Ireland v Faroe Islands L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
14 Oct 2014 Faroe Islands v Hungary L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
14 Nov 2014 Greece v Faroe Islands W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
29 Mar 2015 Romania v Faroe Islands L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
13 Jun 2015 Faroe Islands v Greece W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
04 Sep 2015 Faroe Islands v Northern Ireland L 1-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
07 Sep 2015 Finland v Faroe Islands L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
08 Oct 2015 Hungary v Faroe Islands L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
11 Oct 2015 Faroe Islands v Romania L 0-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
28 Mar 2016 Liechtenstein v Faroe Islands W 2-3 International Friendly
03 Jun 2016 Kosovo v Faroe Islands L 2-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 2016 Faroe Islands v Hungary D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
07 Oct 2016 Latvia v Faroe Islands W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
10 Oct 2016 Faroe Islands v Portugal L 0-6 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
13 Nov 2016 Switzerland v Faroe Islands L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
25 Mar 2017 Andorra v Faroe Islands D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
09 Jun 2017 Faroe Islands v Switzerland L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
31 Aug 2017 Portugal v Faroe Islands L 5-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
03 Sep 2017 Faroe Islands v Andorra W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
07 Oct 2017 Faroe Islands v Latvia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
10 Oct 2017 Hungary v Faroe Islands L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
07 Sep 2018 Faroe Islands v Malta W 3-1 UEFA Nations League League D Group D3
10 Sep 2018 Kosovo v Faroe Islands L 2-0 UEFA Nations League League D Group D3
11 Oct 2018 Faroe Islands v Azerbaijan L 0-3 UEFA Nations League League D Group D3
14 Oct 2018 Faroe Islands v Kosovo D 1-1 UEFA Nations League League D Group D3
17 Nov 2018 Azerbaijan v Faroe Islands L 2-0 UEFA Nations League League D Group D3
20 Nov 2018 Malta v Faroe Islands D 1-1 UEFA Nations League League D Group D3
23 Mar 2019 Malta v Faroe Islands L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
26 Mar 2019 Romania v Faroe Islands L 4-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
05 Sep 2019 Faroe Islands v Sweden L 0-4 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
08 Sep 2019 Spain v Faroe Islands L 4-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
12 Oct 2019 Faroe Islands v Romania L 0-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
15 Oct 2019 Faroe Islands v Malta W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
15 Nov 2019 Norway v Faroe Islands L 4-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
18 Nov 2019 Sweden v Faroe Islands L 3-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
03 Sep 2020 Faroe Islands v Malta W 3-2 UEFA Nations League League D Group D1
11 Nov 2020 Lithuania v Faroe Islands L 2-1 International Friendly
25 Mar 2021 Moldova v Faroe Islands D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
28 Mar 2021 Austria v Faroe Islands L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
31 Mar 2021 Scotland v Faroe Islands L 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
01 Sep 2021 Faroe Islands v Israel L 0-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group F


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.