Peter Kjær

Date of birth05 November 1965
Place of birthFredericia
NationalityDanish
Weight88 kg
Height1.87 m
PositionGoalkeeper

A vastly experienced keeper, the 36 year-old was the long-term understudy to Peter Schmeichel and, more recently, to Thomas Sorensen. He joined Aberdeen in October 2001 only six weeks after moving from Silkeborg to Besiktas. After eight seasons with Vejle, Peter had been with Silkeborg since 1990, winning the Danish championship in 1994. A member of the 1998 World Cup squad, he has successfully overcome the significant handicap of being colour-blind. Recently, he has been troubled by a knee injury.

Appearances in World Cup Qualification: 2.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Vejle BK
Silkeborg 17 Aug 2001
Vejle BK L
Beşiktaş 17 Aug 2001 25 Oct 2001
Aberdeen 25 Oct 2001

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
2001-02 Aberdeen Scottish FA Cup 2 1 2
2001-02 Aberdeen Scottish Premier League 23 8 23
2002-03 Aberdeen Scottish League Cup 2 2
2002-03 Aberdeen Scottish Premier League 13 17
1
2002-03 Aberdeen UEFA Cup 4 1 1


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
27 Oct 2001 Aberdeen v Heart of Midlothian W 3-2 Scottish Premier League
04 Nov 2001 Rangers v Aberdeen L 2-0 Scottish Premier League
10 Nov 2001 Aberdeen v Motherwell W 1-0 Scottish Premier League
17 Nov 2001 Aberdeen v Hibernian W 2-0 Scottish Premier League
24 Nov 2001 Motherwell v Aberdeen L 3-2 Scottish Premier League
01 Dec 2001 Aberdeen v St Johnstone W 1-0 Scottish Premier League
08 Dec 2001 Kilmarnock v Aberdeen L 3-1 Scottish Premier League
15 Dec 2001 Dundee United v Aberdeen D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
22 Dec 2001 Aberdeen v Celtic W 2-0 Scottish Premier League
29 Dec 2001 Dunfermline Athletic v Aberdeen L 1-0 Scottish Premier League
02 Jan 2002 Aberdeen v Livingston L 0-3 Scottish Premier League
19 Jan 2002 Aberdeen v Rangers L 0-1 Scottish Premier League
23 Jan 2002 Hibernian v Aberdeen W 3-4 Scottish Premier League
26 Jan 2002 Aberdeen v Livingston W 2-0 Scottish FA Cup 4th round
29 Jan 2002 Aberdeen v Dundee D 0-0 Scottish Premier League
02 Feb 2002 St Johnstone v Aberdeen W 0-1 Scottish Premier League
09 Feb 2002 Aberdeen v Kilmarnock D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
19 Feb 2002 Aberdeen v Dundee United W 4-0 Scottish Premier League
25 Feb 2002 Aberdeen v Celtic L 0-2 Scottish FA Cup 5th round
02 Mar 2002 Celtic v Aberdeen L 1-0 Scottish Premier League
09 Mar 2002 Dundee v Aberdeen W 2-3 Scottish Premier League
16 Mar 2002 Aberdeen v Dunfermline Athletic W 1-0 Scottish Premier League
23 Mar 2002 Livingston v Aberdeen D 0-0 Scottish Premier League
06 Apr 2002 Dunfermline Athletic v Aberdeen D 0-0 Scottish Premier League
20 Apr 2002 Aberdeen v Livingston W 3-0 Scottish Premier League
03 Aug 2002 Hibernian v Aberdeen W 1-2 Scottish Premier League
10 Aug 2002 Aberdeen v Celtic L 0-4 Scottish Premier League
15 Aug 2002 Aberdeen v Nistru Otaci W 1-0 UEFA Cup Qualifying round 1st leg
18 Aug 2002 Aberdeen v Heart of Midlothian D 1-1 Scottish Premier League
25 Aug 2002 Rangers v Aberdeen L 2-0 Scottish Premier League
29 Aug 2002 Nistru Otaci v Aberdeen D 0-0
Agg: 0-1
UEFA Cup Qualifying round 2nd leg
01 Sep 2002 Aberdeen v Partick Thistle L 0-1 Scottish Premier League
11 Sep 2002 Aberdeen v Dundee United L 1-2 Scottish Premier League
17 Sep 2002 Aberdeen v Hertha Berlin D 0-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
22 Sep 2002 Livingston v Aberdeen W 1-2 Scottish Premier League
28 Sep 2002 Aberdeen v Dunfermline Athletic W 3-1 Scottish Premier League
02 Oct 2002 Hertha Berlin v Aberdeen L 1-0
Agg: 1-0
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
05 Oct 2002 Motherwell v Aberdeen W 1-2 Scottish Premier League
19 Oct 2002 Aberdeen v Dundee D 0-0 Scottish Premier League
27 Oct 2002 Aberdeen v Hibernian L 0-1 Scottish Premier League
06 Nov 2002 Aberdeen v Motherwell D 0-0 Scottish League Cup 3rd round
09 Nov 2002 Heart of Midlothian v Aberdeen D 0-0 Scottish Premier League
12 Nov 2002 Aberdeen v Heart of Midlothian D 0-0 Scottish League Cup Quarter-final
23 Nov 2002 Partick Thistle v Aberdeen L 2-1 Scottish 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
1986-87 Denmark UEFA Under-21 5 1 3
1986-87 Denmark Under-21 2 1
1987-88 Denmark Merdeka Tournament 1 1
1987-88 Denmark OT XI 1 1
1987-88 Denmark Under-21 3 4
1988-89 Denmark UEFA Under-21 1 2
1988-89 Denmark Under-21 2
1989-90 Denmark International Friendly
1
1997-98 Denmark Kings Cup 2 1 1
1999-00 Denmark Nordic Championships 2 3
2000-01 Denmark Friendship Tounament (UAE) 2 1 1
2000-01 Denmark International Friendly
1
2001-02 Denmark FIFA World Cup
1
2001-02 Denmark International Friendly
1


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
09 Sep 1986 East Germany v Denmark L 1-0 U21
23 Sep 1986 Denmark v West Germany D 0-0 U21
28 Oct 1986 Denmark v Finland W 4-1 UEFA U21 Group 6
11 Nov 1986 Czechoslovakia v Denmark D 1-1 UEFA U21 Group 6
28 Apr 1987 Finland v Denmark W 0-1 UEFA U21 Group 6
02 Jun 1987 Denmark v Czechoslovakia L 0-1 UEFA U21 Group 6
24 Jun 1987 Iceland v Denmark D 0-0 UEFA U21 Group 6
11 Aug 1987 Sweden v Denmark W 0-2 OT XI
22 Sep 1987 West Germany v Denmark L 2-0 U21
19 Jan 1988 Malaysia v Denmark D 1-1 MERDEKA
26 Apr 1988 Austria v Denmark W 1-2 U21
04 Jun 1988 Denmark v Belgium W 2-1 U21
30 Aug 1988 Sweden v Denmark D 0-0 U21
13 Sep 1988 England v Denmark D 0-0 Under-21
18 Oct 1988 Greece v Denmark D 2-2 UEFA U21 Group 1
09 Feb 1990 United Arab Emirates v Denmark W 0-5 International Friendly
27 Jan 1998 Thailand v Denmark L 1-0 KINGS CUP
31 Jan 1998 Thailand v Denmark W 0-3 KINGS CUP 3rd place
31 Jan 2000 Sweden v Denmark L 1-0 NORDIC CUP
04 Feb 2000 Finland v Denmark L 2-1 Nordic Championships
08 Feb 2001 United Arab Emirates v Denmark L 1-0 FRIENDSHIP TOURNAMENT (UAE)
14 Feb 2001 Denmark v Korea Republic W 2-0 FRIENDSHIP TOURNAMENT (UAE)
25 Apr 2001 Denmark v Slovenia W 3-0 International Friendly
01 Sep 2001 Denmark v Northern Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
27 Mar 2002 Republic of Ireland v Denmark L 3-0 International Friendly


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