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 Tórshavn 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


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
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


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